If treated right, it will last a long, long time and give excellent service. For a few years, all 3 were made. The 2 inch Lawman also had a rounded butt with special grips that were not used on any other Colt revolver. These changes largely eliminated expensive hand fitting but still produced a durable revolver of excellent Colt quality. As with all used firearms, a thorough cleaning may be necessary to meet your maintenance requirements.
I would be weering of paying less something may be wrong with it. The local gun shop here has a Colt anaconda. Revolvers on the second hand market are obviously not new and buyers have to be aware of what to look for if purchasing one. The blue job makes other guns look dull. It feels good in my hand. His travels have taken him to Indonesia, Israel, Italy, Japan and a number of other countries. I donated it to a friend who wanted to learn Colt innards.
Even if you find one, parts are likely going to be an issue. The rear sight is a flat top, square notched leaf in a base that is adjustable for windage and elevation. I'd be shooting it alot and packing it around some. Edit: I am remembering now that I bought it from a fellow student at La. It is some kind of a Kansas centennial, that has a sort of a gold plating look to it In.
They are more reliable and parts and service are easier to get. Also included are the two foam inner halves, showing some compression and light oil staining. This new design was to be a replacement for the old Colt medium frame revolvers. I have one, bought it about 3 and a half years ago. Bought it in 1968 immediately after I got married. It's got holster wear, and some finishing issues but it's a shooter.
However, this idea was changed to 357 magnum right before production began, and the rest is history. The Officers Model Match and Model 357 uses the same frame and lockwork of the Python. But, this does not always happen to be the case! This gets me back to square one And, is the very reason that I had started this thread! I think the latest is V 9+. Something else I had never given much thought to, but noticed when I was taking the photos, is the location of the bolt cut in the cylinder. Works like a dream, now.
I like it a lot. The rear sight is a flat top, a square notched leaf in a base that is adjustable for windage and elevation. He has shot it a little but not enough to break anything. Mag for sale that is really catching My eye. It has the best factory trigger that I have ever pulled, on single action it breaks consistently at 2 pound 2 ounces and I can feel absolutely no movement prior to the sear release.
We doubt this gun was likely fired only a couple of times and then put away. Wear on its blued finish was primarily at the muzzle - a classic sign of holster wear. In my opinion Colts are riding the crest of aa trend right now and with, in my personal prejudice, the exception of the Detective Special are over priced for what they actually do. Colt cut an extra entry-way to do the same thing without the line. After a day or two at the range and maybe occasional firing the gun was stored.
This revolver was built on the same frame that would be used on the later Colt Python. There are a lot of revolvers in the class that are a lot better. Warranty 3-day inspection Optics Mount Magazine Slides Muzzle Device Overall Length 9. He discovered it had been assembled improperly at some point in its life, fixed it, and now it runs sweetly for him. This was the premium model of the series. Again, it would be very helpful to know the particular gun's background.
Here is a nice early Colt 2 piece box. . Again more reliable and Ruger Service is legendary. Heavy trigger, but it does shoot well. Smart advertising by Remington to show how reliable, accurate, and durable the rifle is.