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senorgrand wrote:
Fri Jan 17, 2020 7:46 pm
LOL

The other thing about them, is that the trigger better be perfect out of the box...not many smiths can tune a DA Colt.
For what Colt is asking, yes. I know you can get TWO Smith 686s with nearly perfect triggers for that cost.

That said, I'm still getting one...eventually.
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senorgrand wrote:
Fri Jan 17, 2020 7:46 pm
LOL

The other thing about them, is that the trigger better be perfect out of the box...not many smiths can tune a DA Colt.
especially since the lock work on the new ones is not the same as the old ones, which is how they made them easy enough to produce
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I hear the trigger is better on DA than the old ones but if the cylinder locks up and the hammer/trigger keeps hitting the last round what is the issue and how fast can Colt fix it?:
Shit is blowing up at colt.
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Ken Hackathorn test shooting and has a possible response to the resetting of the action problem, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HrLYZruNw_g I'm curious if they put out the effort to lap the barrels like the old ones. The barrels were accurate out to 100yds and beyond.

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eelj wrote:
Sat Jan 18, 2020 9:51 am
Ken Hackathorn test shooting and has a possible response to the resetting of the action problem, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HrLYZruNw_g I'm curious if they put out the effort to lap the barrels like the old ones. The barrels were accurate out to 100yds and beyond.
I had to stop watching it cus the interviewer kept pointing the gun down at Ken's balls and swept him once.
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Colt released 1,000 (or was it 1,500?) and there have been a few glitches. Mainly a couple folks on YouTube (Hickock 45 mainly) have had trouble with the cylinder not revolving. I figure those 1,000 Python were released partially as a form of Beta-testing. I'm not worried about it and I do plan on buying one even with the $1,499 (MSRP) price tag. Of course the Colt haters (and Colt did much to earn such bad feelings) are seizing on this, but I can recall problems with Smith & Wesson's first generation of 586/686 and having to issue a recall in the Eighties. A recall that is still honored to this day. I also recall Ruger having issues over the years as well as Kimber. I believe Glock also has had problems with new generations. It happens and I am confident that Colt will get it fixed. I have sold a few guns and I've got the money. Now I just have to wait for it to become available. I figure by this summer it should be available (hopefully). I will be watching to see if Colt does fix the problems though. If it continues to be a problem ,and the model gets past the early days, then I might take my money elsewhere. I hope that isn't the case.
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Good post checkman.
Me. Not a hater of Colt. Though never owned one. Just never could afford one. I've always loved the style.
Just hope they can fix it.
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tonguengroover wrote:
Sat Jan 18, 2020 7:31 pm
Good post checkman.
Me. Not a hater of Colt. Though never owned one. Just never could afford one. I've always loved the style.
Just hope they can fix it.
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