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Post 80 Colt Pistols
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Ebook's Content

Colt Pistols - Series 80 General Features

- A comparison of the 1911 A1 and the Colt Series 80 pistols
- The internal mechanism
- The firing pin safety features
- New parts

Colt Commander and Officer - Series 80

- The Commander model
- The Officer model

The bell shaped barrel
The Officer model barrel bushing
- The way the recoil spring bushing is dismounted
- The gun stripping differs from that of the Government model
- The way the firing pin is dismounted
- The extractor of the Series 80
Why the Colt Officer shoots very accurately
- The hammer half-cock notch with no retaining ledge

Colt "Gold Cup" & "Gold Cup Trophy"

- The "Gold Cup National Match" models of the Series 80
- A second recoil spring of weaker strength

A magazine fitted with a spring shaped follower
The "Gold Cup Trophy" pistols
The trigger is fitted with an adjustable screw
- What can happen after fine tuning the trigger travel
- Upon a close inspection
- Tuning of the "Elliason" adjustable rear sight

Colt "Gold Cup" Particulars

- A special device to prevent hammer rebound
- The hammer of the "Gold Cup" is different
- The sear-hammer engagement in the "Gold Cup"
- A special sear nose
- The trigger's weight can be sufficient to free the hammer
- How the sear depressor works
- Parts shown from the rear of the gun

Combat & Delta Models

- Colt "Combat" model
- "Special Combat" model

The "Carry Model"
The "Combat Target" (1997)
"Special Combat Government Competition" model
- The 10 mm auto cartridge
- The "Delta" model "Gold Cup" - stainless version

Double Eagle Models - Series 90

- Colt's first double action auto pistol
- The technical options

"Double Eagle" characteristics
The first version
The "Combat Commander" version
- The "Officer" version (1991)
- The "Double Eagle's" slide on a "Government" frame
- Inadvertant fitting of a slide on the wrong pistol

How does the "Double Eagle" works

- The trigger mechanism
- An exposed spring which does not inspire confidence

The trigger is an example of simplicity
Direct actuating of the hammer
When the gun is used in single action mode
Position of the trigger mechanism just before firing
The moment when disconnection occurs

The "Double Eagle" safeties

- The double action acts as a safety
- The only safety is the firing pin safety
- The way the safety lever is actuated

The removal of the firing pin safety
- A hammer dropping device
- A hazardous situations if ...
- Two levers implied
- The hammer is caught by the sear
- If the trigger is depressed during the dropping process
- The uncluttered inner space of the frame
- A Problem with dismounting the main spring housing

Colt Model 1991 A1 and MK IV

- In 1991, an updated version of the 1911 A1
- In 1992, a "Compact" version of the M1991 A1

In 1993, a "Commander" version of the M1991 A1
- in 1994, an "Officer" version
- In 1998, a new series of improved (MK IV) pistols in .45 ACP
- The Government MK IV model (5" barrel)
- The "Combat Commander MK IV" model (4 1/4" barrel)
- The "Concealed Carry Officer MK IV" model
- The Colt "Defender" (3" barrel)

The Colt "All American Model 2000"

- When a Colt is not a Colt
- Based on the patents of Reed Knight

A commercial bust
Synthetic materials in its structure
- A lock based on a rotating barrel
- John Browning's conception of such a pistol
- A story of bad luck with my own Colt 2000 ...

Particulars of the Colt Model 2000

- The Colt 2000 was offered in two versions
Optional kit with a shorter barrel
A barrel bushing that allows for ez modifications
- Optional low light sights with a luminous Tritium 3-dot insert
- Field stripping
- A surprise when the slide is dismounted
- Upon a thorough inspection
- Two small areas of support for the slide
- The use of a polygonal key to dismount grip plates
- An ambidexter magazine retaining latch

Colt Model 2000 Mechanical Features

- A rotating barrel lock
- Barrel lug engages "cam block"
- Cam block's other important functions
- Upon firing ...
- No hammer, just a spring-loaded striker
- The Colt 2000 works in double action mode only
- How the trigger system works
- In an old alarm clock, such a part ...
- The trigger-striker operation
- The striker safety


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