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Forum: Colt Yesterday, 02:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 317
Posted By prewoodsman
Original and period correct Woodsman Box

Without seeing the underside penciled serial number one can determine by, non disclosed tell tail signs, that the Box displayed is an original Colt Factory Woodsman Box.
Knowing the pistol and box...
Forum: Colt 01-15-2020, 07:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 357
Posted By prewoodsman
I would doubt the Tombstone Magazine Follower is...

I would doubt the Tombstone Magazine Follower is worn to a point of needing a rebuild.

Three tests come to mind.
1. As stated above, Sharpe Pen color in the rub marks and test for a specific area...
Forum: Colt 01-11-2020, 04:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 357
Posted By prewoodsman
Magazine drag during release

I won't announce how many 2nd Series Woodsman Pistols I own, but I will state that all the magazines eject as designed by Colt and without pushing, pulling or prying.

Once you are certain that the...
Forum: Colt 01-11-2020, 10:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 357
Posted By prewoodsman
Magazine Catch Assembly R & R

Three components in total are removed as a unit.
Magazine Catch(button), Magazine Catch Lock (with screw head) and Magazine Catch Spring.

Place your screwdriver in the slotted right hand side...
Forum: Colt 01-10-2020, 09:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 357
Posted By prewoodsman
Sticky Magazine Ejection

A couple simple question prior to getting wordy.

Have you tried your magazines with the Sanderson Stocks removed?

Have you removed the push button magazine catch and then slip the magazines...
Forum: Colt 01-10-2020, 07:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 166
Posted By prewoodsman
Colt Woodsman Recoil Spring R & R

Joe, you have my attention...

Bob Rayburn's most excellent Colt Woodsman website:
www.colt22.com

A posted tutorial also shows how to install the Recoil Spring using household tools at:...
Forum: Colt 01-05-2020, 03:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 246
Posted By prewoodsman
Recoil Spring Guide

The Recoil Spring Guide has a riding position on the very top of the Mainspring Housings cut notch making the Guide replacement a very rare occurrence.
Judging the overall condition of your M.T. I...
Forum: Colt 11-27-2019, 10:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,463
Posted By prewoodsman
Never met a Woodsman of any series that I could...

Never met a Woodsman of any series that I could not return to factory specifications and performance. After 55 years, I would be willing to bet your Woodsman can also be made to function as designed...
Forum: Colt 10-16-2019, 05:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 666
Posted By prewoodsman
Your 1946/47 1st Series Woodsman would be correct...

Your 1946/47 1st Series Woodsman would be correct with a Solid Blue(1939+ forward), Coil type Spring with Colt Woodsman stamped on the Floor/Base Plate.

I am having tech problems paying my...
Forum: Colt 09-30-2019, 11:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 718
Posted By prewoodsman
A Woodsman that has been serviced many many times...

A Woodsman that has been serviced many many times can experience a flattened Sear Spring which will lessen the Trigger Pull Weight and can cause a double fire. Because there is little pressure being...
Forum: Colt 09-30-2019, 11:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 718
Posted By prewoodsman
1st Series Woodsman sight adjustment

Why would you not adjust the front blade for a proper bullet impact?

Take note of the front Blades position, loosen the right side Binding Screw and adjust the front Blade up a tad by turning the...
Forum: Colt 09-17-2019, 06:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 647
Posted By prewoodsman
Slide Stop failure

It really is not such a Mystery.

If you closely inspect the Slide Stop Capture Blade you will note the top portion has been rounded. And, an inspection of the Slide Capture Notch will further...
Forum: Colt 09-05-2019, 05:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,463
Posted By prewoodsman
If the Slide Stop Spring is missing, the during...

If the Slide Stop Spring is missing, the during live fire capture becomes arbitrary because the Slide Stop bounces but not necessarily accomplishing a captures of the Slide Notch except after the...
Forum: Colt 09-05-2019, 09:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,463
Posted By prewoodsman
I agree with doubs43. The Slide Stop Spring is...

I agree with doubs43.
The Slide Stop Spring is installed incorrectly. Instead of holding the Slide Stop down and away the Spring is actually pushing the Slide Stop up to a capture position.
Go to...
Forum: Colt 09-04-2019, 10:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,316
Posted By prewoodsman
Plus. No provision for a lanyard ring or palm...

Plus.
No provision for a lanyard ring or palm swell/grip adapter.
Regards,
Tom Platt
Forum: Colt 09-03-2019, 09:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 581
Posted By prewoodsman
Your Sear is good to go. Shoot 100,000 round...

Your Sear is good to go.
Shoot 100,000 round and nothing will change.

Regards,
Tom
Forum: Colt 09-02-2019, 09:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 581
Posted By prewoodsman
So that others reading this understand, a proper...

So that others reading this understand, a proper Safety Check is an actual engagement of the Safety Assembly against a cocked Hammer/Sear. When the Safety Assembly is engaged a hard press on the...
Forum: Colt 09-02-2019, 04:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 581
Posted By prewoodsman
I read these comments and questions yesterday and...

I read these comments and questions yesterday and have pondered off and on a response since.
A Woodsman with a mushy Trigger pull is Not exceedingly rare but it is unusual and is not always...
Forum: Colt 07-10-2019, 01:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 468
Posted By prewoodsman
An application of loctite is not necessary and...

An application of loctite is not necessary and can hinder future adjustments.

1. Loosen the Sight Binding screw located on the right side of the sight.
2. Make the necessary elevation adjustment...
Forum: Colt 07-04-2019, 10:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,599
Posted By prewoodsman
Very Nice..... Thanks...

Very Nice.....
Thanks...
Forum: Colt 06-20-2019, 10:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,929
Posted By prewoodsman
To be proud of.... Thanks for sharing.

To be proud of....
Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Colt 05-03-2019, 10:27 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,295
Posted By prewoodsman
No other Woodsman Series or model had the...

No other Woodsman Series or model had the refinements of the 1st Series "Bullseye" Match Target. An age of inexpensive labor verses expensive technology.
With that said, Colt always tired to refine...
Forum: Colt 04-25-2019, 07:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 736
Posted By prewoodsman
The arch/bend in the Assembly Lock body applies...

The arch/bend in the Assembly Lock body applies pressure to the Assembly Lock Plunger via the slot that captures with the Plungers tab. As such the Assembly Lock is held in place and added pressure...
Forum: Colt 04-25-2019, 12:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 736
Posted By prewoodsman
Of concern would be that the Assembly Lock came...

Of concern would be that the Assembly Lock came out from it retained position.
A slight pressure retention arch/bend should be placed in the flat Assembly Lock prior to reassembly into the Slide....
Forum: Colt 04-24-2019, 06:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 713
Posted By prewoodsman
Not a full length threaded screw. There are a...

Not a full length threaded screw.
There are a limited number of thread on the 1 1/16".
Cut to length and you will not be able to tighten it correctly.
However, if it is tightening the stocks...
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