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  1. SAA P1850 - first 50 rounds 45LC - cylinder finish Concern

    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...
  2. Help! Got my Trooper delivered and now the finish is coming off

    Colt Revolvers
    Hi! Today, my 10 day waiting period was finally over and I picked up my Colt Trooper .357 Magnum. It is a 1966. It was suppose to be never been shot. I purchased a cleaning set and started to lubricate it. The barrel was super clean, but the cylinder was actually pretty dirty. I put some...
  3. Noob with a Nickel Finish Python needs advice.

    Colt-Smithing
    Hi Folks, I just picked up my first revolver, a Colt Python 357 6" barrel with a nickel finish and am unsure what products to use with this finish. Everything I've read says not to use any ammonia-containing products since the nickel finish is over a layer of copper which may possibly become...
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