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My 2 1/2 inch Colt Python is on the way..pics

Discussion in 'General Firearms Forum' started by Narkcop, Feb 23, 2013.


  1. Narkcop

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    I finally found a pretty reasonable deal on a blue Colt Python with a 2 1/2 inch barrel.I paid $1700 but it has some wear on the finish and a couple spots that are kinda obvious. I posted about possibly hard chroming it but I may just leave it alone.
     

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  2. bac1023

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    Very nice

    I wouldn't hard chrome it.
     

  3. wdp

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    I wouldn't hard chrome it but if its not pitted you might consider sending it back to Colt for restoration. That's a beautiful revolver. Does it time properly? Pythons are problematic for timing issues if they were abused, Since the bluing is worn off your gun it was likely shot a bit.You already have a chunk invested in the piece but it would be worth it to make it fresh with Colt Royal Blue again.
    JMOYMMV. Good luck and thanks for sharing.
     
  4. glock2740

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    I would. :cool:


    ...But then again, that's my MO. :rofl:
     
  5. MrCowboy99

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    No chrome please
     
  6. Narkcop

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    Slight roughness in front of the cylinder crane according to the seller. I'm also buying a mint stainless 6 inch that was posted in classifieds here. Leaning towards chrome.
     
  7. fnfalman

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    I might send it back to Colt for a nickel plating job but not hard chroming it.

    I never cared much about Python snubbie, but I may have just changed my mind.
     
  8. jdeere_man

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    I'm jealous. I have a 4", but I'm always drawn to short barreled guns. That might explain the plethora of Smith snubs I have. Nothing against the Colts at all, they just aren't as many models to collect!
     
  9. got2hav1

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    I too am jealous! Very nice pick up. For heavens sake, don't hard chrome it. If anything send it back to Colt. Congrats to you for that find.
     
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    Congrats! Very Nice! Here's mine from the Colt Custom Shop when they were still manufacturing Pythons.

    Colt Python Elite S/S, 6" barrel. I paid about $1200.00 for it new.
     
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  13. Narkcop

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    I just finalized a deal today for a 6 inch stainless Python.
    I think I've spent my alloted gun money for the next:upeyes: 2 months.LOL
     
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    Congrats!