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Good day everyone! After 3+ years of searching I finally found a Trooper Mk III with an 8" Barrel in a high polished blue. I paid a little over $1,400.00 which may be a little high in today's market, but to me it was worth every penny. This was the only one that I found for sale with an 8" barrel. Saw quite a few blued with 4" or 6" barrels and a couple of nickel ones with 8" but no blued ones. The seller stated that it was not fired since it left the factory, right..... After looking the gun over I tend to believe him. There were no roll marks on the cylinder, the recoil plate's finish was not diminished, the front of the chambers showed no signs of powder burn and the barrel was like a mirror. Attached are a couple of pictures. Enjoy.......
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What year and why an 8 inch?
Forgot to put the year of mfg in. Colt SN look-up said it's a 1980 mfg date. Why an 8 inch?? My wife and I both competed in IHMSA matches for about 10 years, from 1980 to 1991. The 8" is what I bought her to shoot Revolver Class and you need the 8" barrel when shooting in the creedmore or "dead frog" position. 8" is barely long enough so you can comply with the safety rules.
 
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