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  1. FIRE IN THE HOUSE!! Oh, No - my Colt revolvers!!

    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...
  2. My latest acquisition - 4" Nickel Python

    Python
    Hi All, Brand new member to the forum, but I've been a Colt owner for years now. As of this weekend I now own two Colt Pythons - first is a beautiful, near mint condition 6" Blue. Here are a few pictures for your viewing pleasure: Python - Album on Imgur So, this weekend I was visiting one of...
  3. Re-Caliber 1895 Colt SAA Blackpowder

    Colt Revolvers
    I just bought an 1895 Colt SAA Blackpowder that has been re-calibered to .38 special. I want to convert it back to .45LC. Can I install a modern barrel and cylinder and safely shoot smokeless cartridges? Next question.... Where can I find modern barrels and cylinders?? Elliot
  4. Need help on this one...

    Colt Revolvers
    Hi all, I am new to this forum but am looking for some help. I have an old Colt that I inherited from my grandfather. This one for whatever reason was not taken care of well. I had a friend look into this and tell me it is a New Army model from the 1890s. Anybody have any history about these...
  5. Colt Trooper .357: want to restore stocks

    Colt-Smithing
    Whats up everyone, I just joined this forum and this is my first post. I just picked up a Colt Trooper .357 from 1966. One of my goals is to restore the gun a little bit and the stocks seem to be a good starting point. From looking at pictures, it seems these stocks have faded to a tan when...
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