Iver Johnson Pony

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  1. mcgraw

    mcgraw

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    Bought about a year ago for $125.

    Was going to be the Colt Pony but the deal fell through in the 70s, I think. Much like the Colt Mustang. 1911-style beaver tail and safety. Nice shooter. Very accurate. I can get half my pinky on it. About the same size as the Kahr PM9. Heavier because it's metal. A pleasure to shoot.

    Unfortunately, there are failure to eject and extract problems. Casing gets stuck in the barrel. i think it's worth taking to a 'smith and getting it to work.

    Any experiences with this gun?

    Frank
     
  2. amd65

    amd65

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    I owned one I bought new...When I tried to shoot it the first time, it would not chamber ammo without pushing the slide shut. I sent it in under warranty. When it was returned, it worked perfectly. I have always missed that pistol.
    By the way, the design began as a Star. It was originally sold in the US by Firearms International.
     

  3. Eyescream

    Eyescream hates you

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    I just did a google search cause I'd never heard of them. They look pretty sweet.
     
  4. madecov

    madecov book em' Danno

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    Had one in nickle finish I purchased used.
    Feeding and extraction were fine. The frame rail metal was soft and peened. The gun would lock up.

    Sold it. I did love that gun though