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  1. Colt Semiauto Pistols
    Hello Members, Irecently acquired a Colt Woodsman that seems to be tied to the Warner Robins AF Basein Georgia. I bought this pistol from a shop near the base. The finish seems to be parkerized. Pls see my attached photos. Thankyou for any input that you may have. Be welland safe...
  2. New Members Introduction
    Hi everyone. Long time gun enthusiast here. I grew up shooting a Woodsman owned by my dad and I've always wanted another one, for equal parts nostalgia, collectability, and joy. After years of browsing, I finally came across the Woodsman pistol at the right price yesterday. It's a 1938 Target...
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    I have a Colt Woodsman Match Target manufactured in 1956. It is a series 3. It has what the customer is calling a removable "deflector" on the end of the barrel that just slides on and off. We cannot find any information about this accessory and are looking to identify it. Can someone please help.
  4. Colt Semiauto Pistols
    Hi all, I have a 1931 First Generation Colt Woodsman. It has what I believe to be the original first generation magazine which has the distinctive bare metal top portion. The magazine bottom is stamped "Cal 22 Colt". My question is this. When did Colt introduce magazines marked "COLT...
  5. New Members Introduction
    Hi just joined forum I am a avid Woodsman and Pre-woodsman Collector from Pennsylvania. Currently have 11 woodsman's in collection 5 NIB one with half moon sight sport and 3, three match targets in my collection. Happy to be on
  6. Colt Semiauto Pistols
    Hello! I just bought this one. Haven't seen it yet, just theese two pics and a story. Obviously in very nice condition, it was only shot a few rounds in the 50's, supposedly.. Serial is 919xx. That's in a range of numbers found both in gen I and gen II, 1936 och 1951. Dealer says -51. But, to...
  7. Colt Semiauto Pistols
    I have a Woodsman 3rd Series Match Target. I disassembled the magazine and am not sure how to re-assemble it. There is a small question mark shaped part that seems to go between the base plate and the spring stud but i cannot figure out how it fits in. Any help would be much appreciated...
  8. Colt Semiauto Pistols
    Couldn't believe my luck. Original finish, in very good condtion both mechanically and cosmetically. 6 5/8" barrel. Serial number is 60XXX so a date of birth around 1930(ish). Also the original box. Found it Monday in one of my two favorite local gunshops. They had $850 on the price tag, but...
  9. Colt Semiauto Pistols
    I need some information help on this Colt Woodsman Sport. I just got this about a week ago and have been learning what I can about the Woodsman. I know it is a Sport 3rd series and it has the 4 inch barrel. Here is where I need help. The front sight is not the standard blade. This is a bead...
  10. Colt Semiauto Pistols
    I recently acquired a Woodsman, with serial number 146xx-S. It has a stamp above the serial number of M,R,R,. This is a sweet little pistol and I'm hoping to get as much info as possible. Especially the stamp and value. thanks
  11. Colt Semiauto Pistols
    Any sources of magazines for a 1921ish Colt pre Woodsman? Does anyone have any experience with Triple K magazines?
  12. Colt Semiauto Pistols
    Hello all I just received a 1940 Woodsman Match Target from a relative. It shows its age ,but is not beat up. Has original mag,and grips. It shoots perfectly! The trigger pull is so light its not even funny! My problem is that the stocks/ grips are broken. One side has split off :( Most of it is...
  13. Colt Semiauto Pistols
    Hi All:While I have a few old colts, this is my first post, so be kind, please.I bought, today, a Series 1 Woodsman Sport (c 1937) that has correct elephant ear grips with no cracks or chips!I've never seen anything other then a Match Target with EE grips. Anyone have any idea if they came from...
  14. New Members Introduction
    So. Second generation gun enthusiast. My Dad passed over 15 years ago. Before that time he asked me what he should do with his collection. I was not ready for that question and I was living on the left coast raising a family. I responded, sell all but the .22s. Yes, there was a beautiful...
  15. Colt Semiauto Pistols
    Questions about reassembling the Woodman come up frequently here, so I am starting this thread to point to the two most common problems: recoil spring out of position, and sear spring out of position. RECOIL SPRING AND RECOIL SPRING GUIDE IN POSITION...
  16. Colt Semiauto Pistols
    I recently bought a Woodsman Match Target Series 3 with a 4.5 inch barrel. The gun is in great condition and I intend to shoot it. My question is: are there any parts on this gun that are likely to need replacement? If so, I would like to be on he look out for them before they are needed...
  17. Colt Semiauto Pistols
    Bayouboy posted this very useful link in another thread, concerning the Colt Challenger, but since it applies to much more than the Challenger I'm putting my comments in a new thread. I have no connection whatsoever with cheaperthandirt.com, except as a new customer. I ordered 6 of their...
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