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Forum: Colt 11-27-2019, 10:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 986
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: 565
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: 613
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: 613
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: 602
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: 10
Views: 986
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: 10
Views: 986
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: 4
Views: 474
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: 525
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: 525
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: 525
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: 445
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: 1,521
Posted By prewoodsman
Very Nice..... Thanks...

Very Nice.....
Thanks...
Forum: Colt 06-20-2019, 10:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,798
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: 2,191
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: 692
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: 692
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: 683
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...
Forum: Colt 04-22-2019, 03:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 683
Posted By prewoodsman
Yes there are different lengths. The Pre...

Yes there are different lengths.

The Pre Woodsman and 1st Series Target model have a grip screw that is 7/8" shaft length and is Blued.

The 1st Series "Bullseye" Match Target with Elephant...
Forum: Colt 04-16-2019, 04:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,191
Posted By prewoodsman
Judging the Trigger Blade/Bow position I would...

Judging the Trigger Blade/Bow position I would suspect that you built this 1st Series MT example with Pre and or 1st Series internals and as such making its performance on par with any Pre or 1st...
Forum: Colt 04-16-2019, 03:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,191
Posted By prewoodsman
No, it is not like increasing the amperage of the...

No, it is not like increasing the amperage of the fuse in a circuit panel. The wire gauge being protected by the 15 amp fuse should be increased. The Pre or Woodsman frame and barrel were pressure...
Forum: Colt 04-15-2019, 05:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 692
Posted By prewoodsman
Bob Rayburn has a tutorial that I generated that...

Bob Rayburn has a tutorial that I generated that is specific to the installation of the Recoil Spring on his website at:
www.colt22.com
Opening page third paragraph or so down and/or upper the...
Forum: Colt 04-15-2019, 10:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 692
Posted By prewoodsman
Recoil Spring length and wind count

Colt Woodsman 2nd and 3rd Series Recoil Springs have a coil wind count of 64 winds and when New average 4.25"+ in length.
The average Used recoil Spring is 3.75"- in length, and if they have been...
Forum: Colt 04-05-2019, 03:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 906
Posted By prewoodsman
kenacp, The simple answer to your question is...

kenacp,
The simple answer to your question is 'Yes' the warp can be removed without any damage or detection of the corrective procedure. And the plastics age is not of concern. In general the...
Forum: Colt 03-12-2019, 09:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,191
Posted By prewoodsman
1st Series "Bullseye" Match Target

I own a few "Bullseye" Match Targets and have shot one example regularly for the past 40 years.
Keep it clean with regular service, protect the Elephant Ear Stocks and enjoy the pistol. All parts...
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