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Colt 80 series 1911 factory 40 cal

Post by usssaump on Mon Aug 13, 2012 4:25 pm

Colt 80 series 1911 factory 40 cal

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Re: Colt 80 series 1911 factory 40 cal

Post by vblackwell on Mon Aug 13, 2012 7:37 pm

SWEET!! thumbs up

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Re: Colt 80 series 1911 factory 40 cal

Post by bubbat on Mon Aug 13, 2012 7:44 pm

Nice!

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Re: Colt 80 series 1911 factory 40 cal

Post by Xd357 on Mon Aug 13, 2012 8:20 pm

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Re: Colt 80 series 1911 factory 40 cal

Post by glockshooter on Mon Aug 13, 2012 10:02 pm

Very Nice Find!! drool

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Re: Colt 80 series 1911 factory 40 cal

Post by 22lrfan on Mon Aug 13, 2012 11:01 pm

Great find. thumbs up I've never seen one in .40.

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Re: Colt 80 series 1911 factory 40 cal

Post by captain-03 on Tue Aug 14, 2012 12:10 am

22lrfan wrote:Great find. thumbs up I've never seen one in .40.

Same here!!!!!!!!! They must have lost the "5"!!

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Re: Colt 80 series 1911 factory 40 cal

Post by usssaump on Tue Aug 14, 2012 3:05 am

The best I can tell they made very few. I found it listed in blue book said made starting in 1982. I can not find any for sale right now on gUn brOker or auction arms. I found some more factory mags at cdnn.

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Re: Colt 80 series 1911 factory 40 cal

Post by bubbat on Tue Aug 14, 2012 4:21 am

usssaump wrote:The best I can tell they made very few. I found it listed in blue book said made starting in 1982. I can not find any for sale right now on gUn brOker or auction arms. I found some more factory mags at cdnn.

Blue Book is wrong. Colt couldn't have made any pistols chambered in 40S&W in 1982, 40S&W didn't come out commercially till 1990 and first gun chambered in was the S&W4006 in same year and the 40S&W is based on the 10mm that wasn't developed till 1984.

But you're correct they are very rare, from reading on the 1911 forums, Colt only made the Commander in 40S&W 1 yr but nobody remembers the year, just that it was right before Colt reduced their civilian line up of pistols to focus on military sales and split into 2 companies, so late 1990's?

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Re: Colt 80 series 1911 factory 40 cal

Post by usssaump on Tue Aug 14, 2012 8:08 am

I misquoted blue book it saids new 1992.

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