There is a slight gap at the trigger guard, but I tightened up the screws so the gap is GONE!
Edited to add....The Pawn shop has complained they can't get new SAA shipped to them....so this one showed up instead and a century late.
10-15-2019, 08:30 PM
I certainly can't say I don't like a mint or near mint SAA, but there's just something extra special about early, well used Colts like yours. Yours is one that truly fires the imagination. Congrats.
10-15-2019, 10:56 PM
I'd much rather have that gun than a new one. Congrats on a good find.
10-15-2019, 11:40 PM
I am a big fan of first gen guns that are unmolested, finish or no finish. That is a nice one. It would not be a sin to replace the cylinder pin with a nicer old pin. The grips look original to the gun. That is a very plus in my opinion.
10-16-2019, 06:24 AM
10-16-2019, 06:27 AM
This one has a good clean and crisp hammer pull and cylinder lockup. I do not intend to replace anything on this for cosmetics and will let it remain in it's worn glory. I removed the grips and both havles exhibit the last 4 digits of the serial number scratched on the inside with a sharp pick or something. When I can get some ammo there will be some range time. The bore is pretty nasty, but I'm not target shooting, just going to put some lead in the general direction I hope! I'm excited to say I finally got a Colt SAA. The only thing I can do is make sure it's cleaned and oiled properly.
10-16-2019, 06:43 AM
Nice !!!! I too am in the group that likes these just the way they look. If they could only talk.. Thanks for sharing it here with the group. :cool:
10-16-2019, 07:08 AM
I like it just the way it is!
Hopefully the letter will indicate something just as special!!