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  1. How to identify 1911 hammer type 2 vs type 3

    Colt Semiauto Pistols
    Hi Folks, I have a 1917 pistol in the 170K serial range. According to what I have read, it should have a type 3 hammer on it. Can you help me identify if this is a type 3 or type 2 hammer I have, and if not a type 3, what are the identification traits that I have to look for to find a type...
  2. Looking for a source for

    Colt Semiauto Pistols
    a GENUINE Colt 1911, Type 3 hammer. Can anyone point me to a source for one? I wanted to post in the WTB section, but I have a low post count, and can't post there, yet. But I have a very good condition 1911, S/N 214XXX, that has the wrong hammer, and I would like to make it right, as long as it...
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