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  1. Colt Revolvers
    I got this Colt Army Special 41 from my grandfather when he passed. It's blued with a 6" barrel. I need some help with the grips. It was his sidearm in WWII. I got a Colt Letter of Authenticity which states it was delivered to a general store in 1908 in St. Louis, MO. Unfortunately, the...
  2. Colt Revolvers
    Please don't lecture me on this or whatever I know Ive almost died or could have been seriously wounded from this. This only happened a few days ago. I thank god I walked away with not even a scratch. This gun no longer has its original barrel. My father and a friend of mine say just to keep it...
  3. Colt Revolvers
    Dear Fellow Colt Enthusiasts, Although familiar with classic American rifles - Remington & Winchester - my knowledge and experience regarding handguns is quite limited. I have inherited a nice Colt Army Special in .38 Special. It is blued, has checkered walnut grips, a 5-inch barrel and seems...
  4. Colt Revolvers
    I was in my favorite gun shop today and the owner steered me to the used handgun cabinet and inside was a Colt Army Special .38 Spl. in excellent condition inside and out. The serial number is 491392. Being the shop owner is a friend, he knocked some off the price and let me put it in the back...
  5. Colt Revolvers
    not a lot of gun experience... have a mosberg 12/20, just got a rough rider 22lr, but the one piece I have and really love is my deceased grandfather's colt army 38 special... unfortunately, I let a guy at the range play w. it and he apparently used too big a load because he blew off the sight...
  6. Colt Revolvers
    Just bought one at nice little gun show and my jesus is it loud. anybody know anything cool about this gun the internet hasn't been much help yet i figure people on the net could give me some opinions/interesting facts or what have you, especially this site.
  7. Colt Revolvers
    Any information you guys can give me about this Colt Army Special would be greatly appreciated. The stamping on the butt makes me think its a LEO/Prison Guards sidearm (the action is also extremely tight, feels brand new. not to mention there doesnt appear to be much, if any real use). Serial is...
  8. Colt Revolvers
    Is it just me or do the photos on this auction seem entirely photoshopped? Colt Army Special 38 New Jersey State Police LOOK! : Revolvers at GunBroker.com
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