I'm looking to locally refinished the frame of my Colt Commander, and since there are no gunsmiths here in PR I researched an auto-body shop that anodizes aluminum bike parts and the like.
Have any of you guys done this? I know about the oldschool bumper chrome jobs but anodizing seems simpler.
I am trying to determine if this has been refinished. It is a mid 60's and the serial #'s all match, including the sideplate.
The edges look sharp to me. There is a non-flush fit on the lower edge of the sideplate, and the bluing of the sideplate is different than the rest.
(This is also on The High Road). I just bought a Colt Trooper made in 1958, and had a few questions. The Colt emblem looked a little washed out, so I wanted to know if anyone could tell if it was refinished. Let me know if you want any more pictures. My camera isn't very good, but I suppose I...
I'm new to this forum, but it seems the most appropriate place to ask a few questions about my new purchase of a 1956 Detective Special (see photos).
I picked this up from one of those gun auction sites for a deal (so I think). I believe it was $350. I've shot about 50 rounds through it and...
I am new to the forum; frankly the subject of this post precipitated my joining (and I am certainly glad I did, of course).
Issue(s)/Inquir(ies) relevant my recent purchase of a new to me/used Colt Cobra .38 special (blued, serial # 73951R)
1) my serial number is 73951R - I have...