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Looked at this Colt Series 70 last month and then decided I really would like to get it. I had put it on lay-a-way and picked it up yesterday afternoon. Very nice to excellent overall condition, but has incorrect stocks and a later production CheckMate magazine. There is a bit of discolor on the right side of the slide that I did not notice untill I got home, and seems to be from some kind of protective wrapper. No box or paperwork $800.00 plus FL sales tax and $5.00 FDLE BG check.

Pulled the slide off of the frame last night and discovered that somebody had changed out the MKIV Collet bushing for a standard one.
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Well I was fortunate to have bought a real nice slightly used (maybe unused) collet bushing on eBay, and put it in the pistol. I must say that it shot quite well, although I have no use for the short trigger. But I also acquired a slightly used Combat Gov't/Delta Elite/Combat Elite trigger from eBay as well as an unused original Colt wide grip safety.

Not sure how far I'm going to go with any changes or modifications yet.
 

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I think you did just fine. Looks good to me.
Thank you.
Every since my friend bought a Combat Government Model that, and this have been my favorite configuration. My original older Series 70 that I've been shooting since 1972 ended up very much like this one over thirty years ago. It has Pachmayr's on it. I had a .38 Super too, but it got sold in the game of Colt shuffle.

I did manage to win an original Colt ambi safety on eBay for a pretty good price. Not sure if I'm going to use it, as I like this one, but wanted it anyway.
 
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