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Colt 1911 MKIV

Discussion in 'Semi-Automatic Pistols' started by Aispuro, Jan 10, 2017.

  1. Medic!

    Medic! What just happened? Has eagle eyes. But cant remember what he saw. Bronze Supporter

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    True.

    Thank God they fixed that. :D
     
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  2. orygun

    orygun West Linn Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Actually, I'm a little bit jealous. My Colt is older and modified some too, but it's sights aren't this good. Mine does shoot to point of aim with the ammo I like to feed it, but these Bo-Mars would be really nice to have.
     
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  3. orygun

    orygun West Linn Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Maybe that's part of the reason for the blueing loss?
     
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  4. jbett98

    jbett98 NW Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    I had my Colt Mark lV Officers 80 series lowered and flared because it jammed up the spent casings.
    Fixed that right up.
     
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  5. Medic!

    Medic! What just happened? Has eagle eyes. But cant remember what he saw. Bronze Supporter

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    You buy a new gun. And do what you want or need to do.

    It's 30 years or so later when certain guns become more collectible.
    And then only clean and unaltered examples demand top dollar.

    Altered guns are just cool shooters. :rolleyes:




    It would have been nice to have a crystal ball back in the 80's. :D
     
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  6. jbett98

    jbett98 NW Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    My reasoning for altering the pistol was that I couldn't trust it as a carry piece with it jamming so bad.

    colt 80's  Mark lV officers 004.JPG
     
  7. Alexx1401

    Alexx1401 Pierce County WA Well-Known Member

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    Yep. The collet was made for a long time. Only a few failed and there was a reason for it, poor QC. Of course when one did some would of course take pics of it and publish them. Not to mention if someone gets one and wants to replace it, very easy to do or have done. I did not know Colt had started making these again. I guess they finally figured out they were losing a lot of market with the totally unneeded anti lawyer pin block.
    To the OP get that sucker to the range! Let us know how it works for you. I suspect you will enjoy. As I said these pistols can become like potato chips. Can't have just one. :D
     
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  8. Aispuro

    Aispuro Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    So it has a solid bushing not a collet just checked
     
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