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  1. Want To Buy Classifieds
    Looking to buy a Wiley Clapp government in any condition.
  2. General 1911 talk
    So I found a birth year Colt. It's not in great condition but not bad either. Question is do I send it off for a redo? What to do? I think I want to keep it sorta stock. Sights have to be changed. Any ideas? I know you guys are really shy about sharing your opinions. BTW this is my only Colt...
  3. Sold/Expired Classifieds
    This one is hard to let go of because the blueing is just incredible and the custom shop fitting work puts it on a whole other level from other Colts I’ve had. I can tell this pistol has been fired from light wear on the barrel hood and breech face, but it can’t have been more than one box of...
  4. Range Reports & Reviews
    A while back I started a thread about getting a series 70 Colt to do a bit of gunsmith’ing on. Mainly a piece to allow me to learn without the hesitation I feel doing it on my higher end guns. I have done quite a bit of drop in work on my guns, especially my Sig’s and a few Beretta’s. But 1911’s...
  5. Sold/Expired Classifieds
    I have 2 nib s/s colt government Magazines, would be good to leave in box for a complete set,like to get 40.00 bucks shipped jeff-314-997-6575
  6. Sold/Expired Classifieds
    SOLD I am regretfully posting my 1971 Large Letter 9mm Colt Government for sale. The pistol is in very good condition and comes in its factory box. I have a folder with several more photographs from the seller I purchased the pistol through, that I can email you if interested. The original...
  7. Sold/Expired Classifieds
    Im guessing this not likely but you never know. I'm looking for a 9mm government model made in 1972. Don't care about finish wear, round count, box, etc.. Thanks!
  8. General 1911 talk
    Ordered one of these from Dan at BBP, got it yesterday, initial examination and i liked what i saw, i had already ordered a steel MSHG to replace the whatever it's made from originally, but it's not steel. Took it apart and soaked it for about 14 hours in USGI old style CLP, the good stuff...
  9. Sold/Expired Classifieds
    Hello I have a used Colt Government Model Series 80 in 9mm for sale. Comes with soft case and 5 8 round magazines. I am the second owner and have no accurate round count prior to my ownership. I personally have not fired it much at all, maybe 100-200 rounds. I am only selling because something...
  10. Sold/Expired Classifieds
    I have five brand new Colt Government guns in 45ACP. These would be great base guns. I can combine shipping if you want more then one. I can ship directly to your FFL or desired pistolsmith. Price: $730 check or money order + $25 shipping. Credit +3% Available: 2
  11. Sold/Expired Classifieds
    Unfortunately due to circumstances beyond my control, I have to do a catch and release on this one. Daughter wrecked her car, luckily everyone involved is ok but she's gonna need help with a down payment on a vehicle. Asking what I paid for it - $1,500 shipped. I'm borrowing some of WWB's...
  12. Sold/Expired Classifieds
    For sale 1951 Colt Commercial Goverment model finish I estimate at about 90%+/- mechanically 95%+ very low round count finish is carbona blue I put to mags through it today ran 100% no issues. All original no box no paperwork will come with one Colt magazine. 1500$ shipped
  13. Sold/Expired Classifieds
    Looking for take off parts for a 70series, Colt Government 45 1911.... I need a barrel bushing, recoil system, msh, and some original grips. Again looking for original/take off parts at this time...new or used, don't matter. I'm just trying to put this pistol together so I can lend it to my...
  14. Sold/Expired Classifieds
    I acquired this Colt Government series 70 1911 a few weeks ago. I had big plans for it. But I know it is just gonna sit in the safe for years. Its from 1978 and I have the original box, styrofoam, manual, and 1 original Colt 7 rd mag. This Colt still has the period correct collet bushing...
  15. 1911 Photo Gallery
    SS base but was actually coated in PVD CrN coating. Hopefully some of you guys can see better detail now.... Enjoy, Chris
  16. General 1911 talk
    I just fired it again today. It is really good on target. It's a 2011 Colt Government XSE: It's not that I need a ambi-safety Colt since I am right handed and don't use the left-hand safety. o_O I like comparing a long-recoil vs. the standard-recoil rod. I can't feel any difference.
  17. General 1911 talk
    Picked up this Colt made in 1977. My birth year. Its super clean with all original packaging and mags. Its got the collet bushing unfortunately. Plan on sending it to a smith early next year for the following mods. 25 LPI checkering front strap Machine and install new sights. Blacked out...
  18. Collector's Corner
    Hi! Would anyone like to give an opinion on a pistol I am thinking of selling? I found this realized auction and wanted to ask if this would be a realistic value for a similar pistol? I have a Colt factory on the way to prove authenticity, but there should be nothing fishy about this one. It...
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