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  1. Anodizing Colt Comander frame in auto body shop?

    Colt-Smithing
    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.
  2. Original finish? Help please!

    Python
    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. Thoughts please!
  3. Colt Trooper help

    Colt Revolvers
    (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...
  4. New-to-me '56 Detective Special ... Need help

    Colt Revolvers
    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...
  5. Colt cobra - serial number & refinish - inquiry

    Colt Revolvers
    Dear Forum, 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...
  6. Bisley Refinish Price & info

    Colt Revolvers
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