Colt Forum banner

colt python

  1. Python
    Ok, so I have wanted a Python for a while. I just love the look and feel of a revolver and I wanted the best. I owned a S&W 686 Competitor and just could not get to group like I expected (shooter error most likely). So, I went to Dallas on my day off in search of a Python. Yet, I soon found...
  2. Python
    Have an opportunity to buy another 3rd Gen Royal Blue Python 6” but the price seems a bit steep to me. Is $3,000 the going rate for these now without boxes? I already own one that I bought last December and I’ll admit I feel like I over paid at $2,700. Thanks!
  3. Python
    Title says it all. For those who have been fortunate enough to own or physically hold a unique Colt Python, what was it and what was its story?
  4. Python
    Hello All, Greetings from South Africa! I understand that around 600,000 Colt Pythons were produced, however can anyone tell me how many of those were the 2.5 inch version? best rgds
  5. Custom Shop Inc.
    We've been getting quite a few firearms in that were damaged by the Fire Storms that raged through Northern California a few months ago. Of the 5 revolvers we received from a single household, we finished the restoration work on one of their Colt Pythons. Here are some of the Before and After...
  6. Custom Shop Inc.
    We just completed restoration on this 6" Python. Check out these Before & After photos that our in-house Professional Photographer took of them. Enjoy!
  7. Colt-Smithing
    Here is a Colt Python that has 2 bullets lodged in the barrel. The first bullet lodged in the end. Apparently not realizing it, the owner shot a second bullet which stuck behind the first one and severely bulged the barrel. Here at Custom Shop, we will replace the barrel and completed refinish...
  8. Custom Shop Inc.
    Here is a Colt Python that has 2 bullets lodged in the barrel. The first bullet lodged in the end. Apparently not realizing it, the owner shot a second bullet which stuck behind the first one and severely bulged the barrel. Here at Custom Shop, we will replace the barrel and completed...
  9. Colt Revolvers
    Here is a video of a Bright Stainless, 2-1/2" Colt Python that we just refinished here at Custom Shop, Inc. Check out the polish that we got on this baby! Crazy Gorgeous wouldn't you say? That's what we do here at Custom Shop! This video received over 50,000 views on Instagram in just a couple...
  10. Colt-Smithing
    Watch our gunsmith, Louie (aka - The Gunfather), re-assemble this Colt Python revolver step-by-step. When we received this gun from the owner, it was severely hand-etched all over. It kind of resembled a dragon; hence the name "Dragon Gun". Here at Custom Shop, we restored the Dragon Gun...
  11. Custom Shop Inc.
    Here is a video of a Bright Stainless, 2-1/2" Colt Python that we just refinished here at Custom Shop, Inc. Check out the polish that we got on this baby! Crazy Gorgeous wouldn't you say? That's what we do here at Custom Shop! This video received over 50,000 views on Instagram in just a...
  12. Custom Shop Inc.
    Watch our gunsmith, Louie (aka - The Gunfather), re-assemble this Colt Python revolver step-by-step. When we received this gun from the owner, it was severely hand-etched all over. It kind of resembled a dragon; hence the name "Dragon Gun". Here at Custom Shop, we restored the Dragon Gun to...
  13. Custom Shop Inc.
    A catastrophic House Fire resulted in total loss of property. 3 Colt revolvers, kept in a non-heat rated safe, were exposed to damaging smoke. The high heat and thick smoke caused a chemical reaction. The surface bluing blistered and deformed. The grips dried out and became brittle. Our Custom...
  14. Custom Shop Inc.
    We just got this Colt Python in for restoration. As you can see, it has been completely hand etched. As a Colt Recommended Service & Restoration Center, we'll be restoring this Python back to its original, factory condition. Keep tracking our posts and we'll show you how the restoration...
  15. Custom Shop Inc.
    Check out our video of a Colt Python 8-inch Bright Stainless we restored. This High Polish is so perfect you could use it as a mirror to shave! Here at Custom Shop, Inc., we are known for our spectacular High Polish finishes. https://www.youtube.com/embed/Bu1JIKL-RMk?rel=0
  16. New Members Introduction
    Hi Guys, My name is Latham and I have a great colt collection and just recently stumbled upon this great site. I am beginning to share my colts by doing videos on YouTube. My handle is (therustysragsman). I am in need of some help with some information on some of my colts (year and history)...
  17. Python
    This is my new member of the family a 1983 SS Colt Python 6". This is my first colt and I must say I love it so much. I have a Smith and Wesson 686 and I thought that action was good lol not even in the same ball park. I traded a brand new Desert Eagle 50ae in bright Nickel finish and a 500...
  18. Colt-Smithing
    Hi, I've been lurking these forums looking for an answer to my problem but I figured the best way to get an answer is to ask myself so here I go.I purchased a beautiful 1980 6" Colt Python in Electroless Nickel off of Gunbroker, in very good condition, no scratches, no chips or dings in the...
  19. Colt Revolvers
    Hello, I'm new here and am planning on going to an auction next week and they have a pistol up for auction. I was wondering if anyone could tell me what it is and more importantly what it may be worth so I know how to bid? I think it is a Colt Python 357 magnum. thanks..
  20. Colt Revolvers
    Howdy Everyone! I'm a new generation Revolver lover and have started on the path of collecting and shooting some of the finest revolvers of all time. Just fell in love with a SW model 29 a few years ago and just got a 1990 Colt Python for christmas! Turns out, I am a Colt Guy, love the python...
Top