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  1. Colt Percussion Revolvers
    Lot 50: Samuel Colt, "The Gun that Won the West": 3 Signed Patent Items for "Revolving Cylinder Guns" https://www.invaluable.com/auction-lot/samuel-colt-the-gun-that-won-the-west-3-signe-8CA45F3A56?utm_source=house&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=targetedexclusive&utm_content=uni022220 NNewbie...
  2. Colt Revolvers
    Hi All, I'm new to the forum and new to Colt. I have a question regarding cylinder spin--that is, how easily the cylinder spins when swung out from the frame. I searched through the forum and did find that the cylinders on older Colts tend to have a tighter fit than newer Colts and other...
  3. Single Action Army
    Got a Calvary SAA from 1875, #16414, with a mismatched cylinder from the same year of mfg, cylinder #6590 (16590). Going on the hunch that the cylinder on my gun was swapped out, maybe during cleaning etc, a very long time ago (patina on cylinder matches rest of gun), I thought it would be great...
  4. Colt-Smithing
    RE: Colt M1917 Cylinder vs Colt New Service Will a Colt M1917 Cylinder fit a Colt New Service or visa-versa? My client has a problem cylinder and it may be unsafe. Can I purchase either type cylinder to replace his?
  5. Colt Revolvers
    Good Afternoon! Ive been killing myself searching for a cylinder assembly for my 1979 Python (Royal Blue). If anyone knows of a location or place where I can find one I would greatly appreciate it. Ive already tried coltparts.com, brownells, and contacted colt directly so im trying to find any...
  6. Colt Revolvers
    Hello, new to the forum. Shot my SAA for the very first time. It is a 2011, 5.5", SN S66xxxA. I purchased it with the intent on shooting it occasionally. I am concerned about the finish on the cyclinder because after only 50 rounds, the blue finish looks to have come off near the back end of...
  7. 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...
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