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  1. Colt 1911 Russian contract

    The Ask the Pros & What's It Worth? Forum
    Hi all ! I am totally newbie here. I found this Colt 1911. It is in original condition and guaranteed last time used and fired 1945. Since then nothing has been done to it. Not even cleaned. It has been hidden for seven decades but still seems to work nicely. I would like to clean it.. at least...
  2. Colt 1911 Mark IV Series 70 Thumb Safety inoperable. Help!

    Technical Questions & Information
    I wasnt too familiar with 1911s until the last week or so. A buddy of mine gave me his gun to tinker with to see if I could fix his thumb safety. The problem is that the thumb safety is stuck in the fire position. It is an ambidextrous safety. I cannot move the safety in between fire and safe to...
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