new member with a series 80?

Discussion in 'The 1911 Forum' started by jonesn, Aug 30, 2009.

  1. jonesn

    jonesn New Member

    Aug 30, 2009
    Hello all. Great forum. I have searched for this info, but no dice. My question.....Colt series 80 MKIV is the handgun that I have. Is there a tactical light that will fit this frame since it lacks the usual rail system found on newer guns?
  2. Shooter45

    Shooter45 *Administrator* Staff Member Supporting Member

    Feb 9, 2001
    Here at TFF
    I saw a Series 80 with a light rail mounted to the frame but don't know if the rail was bought or fabricated by someone. Check with Brownells.

  3. Yes. There is a rail for your Colt.

    Ask about a "Tick Rail". Costs maybe $60 or so. It mounts by being secured by the slide stop. Was invented by LTG Jack Woodmansee (Ret.). Will mount anything with a rail grabber.

    Tactical and Rescue Gear
    1116 Dobie Drive, Suite B
    Plano, TX 75074
    Fax: 214-853-4851
  4. jonesn

    jonesn New Member

    Aug 30, 2009
    Thanks delta13!! That is exactly it. Company is local for me as well. Appreciate the info greatly sir.
  5. No problem. Welcome and don't be a stranger.:)

    I'd advise calling them and getting more info. You'll have to use their slide stop, etc. Mount is polymer, fit is universal, but ask if it is good to go on an 80 Series just in case. Good luck.
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