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    Getting back on the forum after an absence of a long time. Have some new Colts SAAs being worked on by a known smith and should have them next week for the SASS regional shoot in Minnesota. I still have my first Colts, which I bought around 15 years ago. The new ones are in 44WCF, or at least one is. The other in 45 Colt I wanted rebarreled to 44, but the smith mentioned to me today that it's the first time he couldn't remove a barrel from a Colt. He didn't try to use excess force since he was worried that the frame might bend. Any recommendations on a smith who can deal with "stubborn" barrels?
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    No recommendations on a gunsmith...but welcome back!
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    Welcome back to the Forum from Canada!
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    Quote Originally Posted by jmaravegias View Post
    Getting back on the forum after an absence of a long time. Have some new Colts SAAs being worked on by a known smith and should have them next week for the SASS regional shoot in Minnesota. I still have my first Colts, which I bought around 15 years ago. The new ones are in 44WCF, or at least one is. The other in 45 Colt I wanted rebarreled to 44, but the smith mentioned to me today that it's the first time he couldn't remove a barrel from a Colt. He didn't try to use excess force since he was worried that the frame might bend. Any recommendations on a smith who can deal with "stubborn" barrels?

    "he was worried that the frame might bend"
    . Sounds like the gunsmith is doing this very wrong, if he is worried.

    Some wrap-around frame blocks such as the ones illustrated here can be used without fear of bending the frame. I made my own, but Brownell's sells some much like this.

    It amazes me that most "gunsmiths" cannot even make a spring. They don't know how. Pathetic!
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    Welcome back!
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    Welcome BACK to the COLT Forum Sir !!

    We hope you will reacquaint us with your collection in the Photos sub-forum soon.

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    Welcome back!
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    Glad you returned.
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