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  1. Hello from Ohio, Proud Owner of Trooper MKIII, & I HAVE LOTS OF COLT GUN PARTS

    New Members Introduction
    I'm Steve, and I'm new to this forum. I am a proud owner of a blued 4" Trooper MKIII that my dad left for me before he passed years ago. I have owned several other Colts in the past, and love them. I love learning about Colt guns, but wouldn't consider myself an enthusiast necessarily, but a...
  2. Question about Colt Officers ACP

    Colt Semiauto Pistols
    Hello everyone, to get right to it, I purchased a Colt Officers a few months back, having had the chance to shoot it just a couple times so far. It seems to be accurate and work well, except for one issue, which is the slide not locking back after the last round. I would suspect the magazine and...
  3. Help identifying the year of this 1911 barrel and slide

    Colt Semiauto Pistols
    My father just passed away and I inherited his guns and my grandfathers. The only lose part in this collection is the below Colt 1911 barrel and slide. I am trying to nail down the year and also wondering if it is worth restoring with just these two parts. On the top of the barrel is "45...
  4. Thoughts on Colt's Slide to Frame fit on new models.

    Colt Semiauto Pistols
    I'm new to Colt 1911's, as well as 1911's in general. I have my first, a Wiley Clapp Gov't, coming in the mail this week. I read as much as I possibly could before I decided to purchase one. I was extremely close to placing an order for an Ed Brown and I found that when reading about premium...
  5. WTB: Colt MarkIV/Series 70 National Match Slide

    Want to Buy
    Looking for a blue Colt MarkIV/Series 70 National Match .45 ACP Slide in either New-Old-Stock condition or like-new condition. Will consider slide/barrel/bushing. Will want to see pictures. Shipping will be to Maine. Thanks.