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Hey all hows it going mainly joined to get some info about a colt trooper .22lr that was left to me dont have much else to remember gramps by. I was left with no info other than it was his dads target training gun, weighted like a .45 but chambered in a .22lr
 

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Gramps had good taste in guns and sounds like he had a good sense of humor.
Maybe wipe it down well with a soft cloth and post detailed pictures and the serial number in the Colt Revolvers section and you will get more info.
 

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Those early Trooper .22 models are a scarce gun. Some estimates are only around 2000 - 2500 were manufactured. And yes, they are heavy. Yours is an early Dual Tone model with sandblasted / matte finish on portions of the cylinder and frame edges. Looks like it is in great shape with the original stocks. Desirable Colt for sure.
 

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Note that Colt made THREE totally different versions of the Colt Trooper........ Your's is the first version made in the 1950's, the others were the Trooper Mark III, made in the 70's and 80's, and the Trooper Mark V made in the 80's.

When discussing these it's necessary to understand what version you have, because often people talk about a "Trooper" when they actually have the totally different "Trooper Mark III" or the "Trooper Mark V".
 

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There's a fourth Colt Trooper...though not a revolver. Colt Trooper
 
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Man, if a guy were to own just one .22 revolver; that one's hard to top. There is much to learn about granpa's revolver, but you can begin with the knowledge that it was absolute top drawer in its day. Those are wicked accurate, utterly reliable revolvers, and a fantastic example of Colt doing what Cold does best.
 
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