Colt Forum banner

bolt

  1. Cutting the bolt front ledge?

    Single Action Army
    Hello, I read some people cut the bolt front ledge so that the bolt goes deeper into the cylinder notches... Now, I am thinking that if that ledge is there, it's for a reason... What is it? I suspect it should not be done, correct or ok? My issue is that my bolt starts retracting pretty late...
  2. How hard is it to fix timing on a Colt Officer Revolver?

    Colt-Smithing
    Here is a question for the experts here please: I saw a Colt Officer Revolver 38 in my local shop. It is in decent condition overall, but the timing is off/loose. When the gun is in lockup (hammer cocked, trigger pulled, hammer gently let down) the gun is tight, no wiggle or movement of the...
Top