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Forum: Colt 11-11-2019, 10:53 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 255
Posted By Snigley
Ammunition Agrivation

Several months ago I posted a thread about having problems ejecting rounds on my second pattern Woodsman MT, both spent and live. I performed all of the recommendations I received here including...
Forum: Colt 10-15-2019, 09:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,135
Posted By Snigley
The .22 mag cartridge was actually designed for a...

The .22 mag cartridge was actually designed for a long barrel and thus has slow burning powder that doesn't completely burn in a short barrel handgun. This makes it not only loud, but similar to...
Forum: Colt 08-24-2019, 10:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,817
Posted By Snigley
That is the Styrofoam container it originally...

That is the Styrofoam container it originally came in. it slipped inside a Colt cardboard sleeve that was serial numbered to the gun. My guess is this is the way it came from the factory,
Forum: Colt 07-03-2019, 05:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,537
Posted By Snigley
Colt Stable

Things have been somewhat quiet so I thought I'd post some of the Colt rimfire stable. I've just been a rimfire euthenist all my life.
Forum: Colt 06-23-2019, 08:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,817
Posted By Snigley
Thanks for the kind comments. This is the first...

Thanks for the kind comments. This is the first firearm I ever owned and would be the last one I'd ever sell.
Forum: Colt 06-20-2019, 08:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,817
Posted By Snigley
Woodsman Match Target

I stumbled across a photo I took several years ago to give to my insurance company. Having been a Woodsman fan since the 50's when I was a youngster, when I got a job and had a couple extra bucks, I...
Forum: Colt 04-24-2019, 08:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 688
Posted By Snigley
I found one online for four bucks which prevents...

I found one online for four bucks which prevents me from messing up a screw someone down the road might need. Not that difficult to shorten it, but it's a bear to try and lengthen.
Forum: Colt 04-22-2019, 10:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 688
Posted By Snigley
Thanks Tom, The screw that I have is a blue...

Thanks Tom,
The screw that I have is a blue 1 1/16. Guess I'll keep an eye out for a 7/8 version.
Forum: Colt 04-22-2019, 07:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 688
Posted By Snigley
Woodsman Grip Screw

Since I didn't have a first pattern Woodsman, I purchased one at the recent Tulsa Gun Show. When I got home I noticed that the grip screw actually protrudes through the grips by about 1/16 inch. In...
Forum: Colt 03-19-2019, 10:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,200
Posted By Snigley
Completely understood, I thought I indicated that...

Completely understood, I thought I indicated that in my post, but from the comments being made it sounds like many 1st pattern owners still are hesitant to use HV ammo no matter what he vintage. I...
Forum: Colt 03-18-2019, 09:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,200
Posted By Snigley
This thread has somewhat confused me on the first...

This thread has somewhat confused me on the first pattern. I understand that the earlier non-treated mainspring housing handguns were only safe with standard velocity ammunition. From what I...
Forum: Colt 03-04-2019, 07:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,401
Posted By Snigley
Latch on to a 2nd pattern some day and you're set.

Latch on to a 2nd pattern some day and you're set.
Forum: Colt 03-02-2019, 05:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 585
Posted By Snigley
Out of curiosity, what was the benefit/purpose of...

Out of curiosity, what was the benefit/purpose of the five round mag?
Forum: Colt 10-31-2018, 08:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,020
Posted By Snigley
I have a second pattern Woodsman and over it's...

I have a second pattern Woodsman and over it's lifetime the hold open feature has not functioned a few times. Learning to subconsciously count your rounds is a good habit from a safety perspective. ...
Forum: Colt 10-24-2018, 01:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,798
Posted By Snigley
Ye-Ha I tried the "Bank Vault" lockup test on my...

Ye-Ha I tried the "Bank Vault" lockup test on my grandfather's old .22 Police Positive and it locks up tight. I never shoot it, but I'm very happy to know it appears to be in good mechanical...
Forum: Colt 09-16-2018, 09:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,085
Posted By Snigley
I'm sure there's an equivalent of this in near...

I'm sure there's an equivalent of this in near every state where buyers and sellers can get together. You set the price and eventually someone will come along that wants it. Generally you arrange a...
Forum: Mark I 09-12-2018, 02:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 827
Posted By Snigley
Thanks for the information.

Thanks for the information.
Forum: Mark I 09-12-2018, 09:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 827
Posted By Snigley
TacSol

Anyone have any experience with a TacSol replacement upper for Ruger MK series .22 pistols. Since my son-in-law just got a .22 suppressor, I'm interested in playing with it and the TacSol comes with...
Forum: Colt 08-21-2018, 09:42 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 27,899
Posted By Snigley
My first Handgun

Here's a photo of my first baby. It's one of the first things I purchased when I started working 1972. At the time I felt like I was paying a fortune for it as it was nearly a full week's pay. It...
Forum: Colt 08-16-2018, 06:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,322
Posted By Snigley
Okay Tom, I bent the extractor a little and...

Okay Tom,
I bent the extractor a little and I'll give it a try this weekend.
Forum: Colt 08-14-2018, 07:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,322
Posted By Snigley
Tom, your advice was never in question, only the...

Tom, your advice was never in question, only the abilities of the student.
Forum: Colt 08-14-2018, 06:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,322
Posted By Snigley
Tom, it is a 4.5 inch second pattern Match Target...

Tom, it is a 4.5 inch second pattern Match Target manufactured in 1952. I thought about bending the extractor. but I was afraid that if it was heat treated it might break before it bent.


That...
Forum: Colt 08-14-2018, 09:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,322
Posted By Snigley
Still Not Ejecting

I'm bringing this back up again since I thought the problem was repaired, but it apparently isn't. After giving it a through cleaning, I ran a almost a box of shells through it with no problems. ...
Forum: Colt 08-06-2018, 07:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,675
Posted By Snigley
Did the .22 short have a different recoil spring...

Did the .22 short have a different recoil spring assembly? I can't imagine a standard spring ejecting .22 shorts properly.
Forum: Colt 08-05-2018, 05:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,675
Posted By Snigley
Wow, another Woodsman tidbit I didn't know.

Wow, another Woodsman tidbit I didn't know.
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