Is the colt Mark IV Series 70 slide back?
Colt Mark IV Series 70 with slide back. (Photo: Nicholas Oetken) As with any 1911, the Series 70 is balanced perfectly and feels solid in the hand; indeed, one of the most appealing aspects of any 1911 is how natural the gun points. The Series 70 is no exception.
Are there any reproductions of the colt Mark IV?
There are a few clones of the original M1911A1 produced today with an arched mainspring housing, short trigger, small sights, G.I style hammer, and a standard grip and thumb safety. None of them, in my opinion, come close in quality or attention to detail as the Colt Mark IV Series 70 reproduction pistol.
How much does a Colt 45 barrel cost?
45 ACP 1911 GOVERNMENT SERIES 70 Colt Mark IV Series Government Model 45 5 inch ” barrel PRICE: $1,325.00 MANUFACTURER: Colt
When did the series 80 Colt pistol come out?
Well, the Series 80 is a number of features added to the basic Colt pistol which were installed in the early 1980s, though not in the actual year 1980. Are they as bad as everyone says? Not even close. Someone who says so is lying or doesn’t know what they’re talking about. So, what IS a series 80 1911 pistol?
What was the original name of the colt Mark IV?
The story goes that many decades ago Colt sold the M1911A1 to civilians as the “Colt Government Model,” a name that still exists today on many Colt 1911s. After a few years of that run, Colt redesigned the barrel bushing in an attempt to improve accuracy. The resulting Colt Government Model was officially termed the “Colt Mark IV Series 70.”.
Is the Colt Series 70 the same as the series 70?
Listening to the demands of customers, Colt revived the Series 70 as the “Colt’s Mark IV Series 70 Reproduction, the exact same gun you see pictured here.
How can I find the serial number of a colt?
Enter the serial number, without spaces or dashes, to search the database. If multiple models appear for your serial number simply match the date with the appropriate model, as certain vintage firearms can share serial numbers between different models.
How big is the barrel on a Colt Series 70?
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When did the Colt 1911 Series 70 come out?
.45 ACP. 5″ bbl. SN 70G70675. 90% Blue remaining and still looks crisp and clean. This Colt 1911 was made in 1973 and has strong and shiny bore rifling. With (3) 7 round magazines a…Click for more info