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  1. WTB: Pre-war Knob for end of Police Positive Cylinder Ejector Rod

    In need of a pre-war police positive ejector rob knob/cap. Thanks in advance and any help appreciated.
  2. SPF to Gator89

    SPF to Gator89
  3. SPF: S&W .38 SPL+P Bodyguard w/ laser - $300 OBO

    Looking to sell a Smith .38SPL+P Bodyguard 5 shot double action only revolver with the factory Insight laser sight. Asking $300 + $30 S&H or best offer. Before the peanut gallery gets queued up, I...
  4. SPF to Rambler1

    SPF to Rambler1
  5. SPF: 6" 1962 Official Police - $325 - C&R Okay

    Looking for a good home is an honest late 1962 Colt Official Police shooter chambered in .38 SPL with a 6 inch barrel. Piece is all original and shows all the signs of honest use (holster and...
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    Front sight removal/replacement instructions:...

    Front sight removal/replacement instructions:
    Tools: proper sized flat head screw drivers and bamboo BBQ stick
    Step 1: remove elevation adjustment screw (located above the bore) & set aside
    Step...
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    Thanks to Tom (prewoodsman) the 1st year .22 OMT...

    Thanks to Tom (prewoodsman) the 1st year .22 OMT now has the proper elevation adjustment screw and the old girl is ready for a day at the range.
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    Thanks for sharing and congrats, that's a very...

    Thanks for sharing and congrats, that's a very nice reward for what sounds like a long search. Never realized the early 1st year 357's had the rounded rear sight leaf. Fun fact: the elevation screw...
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    I got you beat by a few: 4546

    I got you beat by a few: 4546
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    .22 OMT Front Sight Screw Size

    Picked up a nice 1st year .22LR Officers Model Target but as is common with the early Officers Models: the front sight elevation adjustment screw has gone missing sometime over the past 90 years....
  11. After years of Hoping - Finally Got myself a 22 Stainless Snubby out of CT from C...

    Truly wish I could say Colt, but I've given up gents. I know and have heard the line: an American arms company that's been through bankruptcy several times just can't make a go from producing...
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    Recommended Laser Sight for Mustang XSP

    Did a quick search and wasn't able to find much discussion on the topic. The LaserMax CF-MUSTANG-B-C only fits the alloy framed mustangs (pocket lite). The XSP's have a different trigger guard...
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    What a great forum topic, with so many fond and...

    What a great forum topic, with so many fond and endearing stories. To me family guns hold a very special place because they draw/play not only on our love for shooting or collecting but also on our...
  14. Recently Arrived Colt Letters and the Stories They Tell

    I don’t know if I’m the only one, but I must have thought numerous times after getting my hands on a newly acquired vintage Colt: “gee, if only it could talk”. What stories it could tell of the...
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    Very nice, I have it's twin in bright nickel....

    Very nice, I have it's twin in bright nickel. Mine shipped from the factory just a little before yours in 1950. Just can't beat those dual tone finishes from the early 50's; they're classic.
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    Similar story: 3rd Colt I ever bought was a 67'...

    Similar story: 3rd Colt I ever bought was a 67' Trooper 4" .38 SPL LNIB in 2005 for $350 off GB. Remember talking to the seller after one of my English classes befors I bid; was the only bidder. ...
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    As would I, would also appreciate the serial...

    As would I, would also appreciate the serial number if you won't mind. I can tell you quite a bit about them.

    http://i167.photobucket.com/albums/u135/meeses6/vented_troopers_zps6b962e0a.jpg
  18. Thank you everyone for the kind words; I...

    Thank you everyone for the kind words; I especially want to thank Brent from the Colt Custom Shop who made this dream into an order and a reality. It was actually through this forum that my father...
  19. Just in From The Custom Shop - Model O Super .38 Bright Nickel Series 70 Gov.

    Been a while since I've been around the old neighborhood here; still recognize a few of the names though. Kathleen at the Colt Custom Shop sure made my week with a phone call regarding the completion...
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    Very well put, they are very addictive. The...

    Very well put, they are very addictive. The Officers' Model is probably the collector's collector Colt DA revolver as you can tell by the company you've attracted on this thread. You really can't...
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    No idea on the exact number but from what I know...

    No idea on the exact number but from what I know (not much at all so take it with a few grains of salt) the 3" PPS was not offered domestically. As you correctly point out there is no difference...
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    That is Mag-na-porting. Mag-na-porting was never...

    That is Mag-na-porting. Mag-na-porting was never done by any OEM at their facility however numerous big names like Colt, Ruger, etc. had barrels sent to Harrison Township, Michigan so they could...
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    The vented mk III's are pieces you really have to...

    The vented mk III's are pieces you really have to hunt for. Not many know what they are and to my knowledge they were never cataloged. I have several pieces of factory period documentation and more...
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    Completed Pre-War Short Set

    Don't know if anyone else started off in coin collecting like I did but some of the collecting techniques I learned from it seem to have carried over to Colts. I do not have the financial means to...
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    It is also worth noting the two sights pictured...

    It is also worth noting the two sights pictured are Colt's 1st and 2nd kick at the cat. The design of the Accro sight was further improved when the hump/boss was added to the sight leaf. The hump...
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