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Small Caliber Colt Pistols Explained

Small Caliber Colt Pistols Explained

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Thorough review of the Colt semi-auto pistols in caliber .22 or .25 ACP. Mechanics and history
Thorough review of the Colt semi-auto pistols in caliber .22 or .25 ACP. Mechanics and history

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Published by: cungya on Jun 08, 2009
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Small caliber 
Colt PistolsExplained
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The Colt "Vest Pocket" Pistol 
- Based on a 1905 Browning design for FN (Belgium)- First prototype appeared in 1907- A striker used instead of a hammer and firing pin- Mechanical features- How the safeties work- Thumb safety - grip safety - magazine safety
Operation of the Colt "Vest Pocket" Pistol 
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- Firing cycle explained- The 6,35 mm Browning or .25 ACP cartridge- Dismounting of the Colt "Vest Pocket"- Collector's corner - Markings and serial numbers- 1958, a new "Vest Pocket" of Spanish Astra design- Production figures of the "Junior"
The Colt "Woodsman" 
- Early developments- George Tansley and Francis Chadwick- The Colt Target Model becomes "The Woodsman" in 1927- 1935, the "Sport Model Woodsman"- 1938, the "Match Target Woodsman"- Post War II developments- 1947, the "Woodsman New Model"- May of the same year, a "Match Target" version- 1950, the low cost "Challenger" model- Production figures of the first series of "Woodsman".- Production of the "Match Target" model- Production of the "Woodsman Target" and "Sport"- Production of the "Match" 2e & 3e series- Production of the "Challenger", "Huntsman" and "Targetsman"
Mechanical features of the Colt "Woodsman" 
- Principal parts of the "Woodsman"- Trigger mechanism- Breechblock and slide- Main spring housing- How the "Woodsman" works- The thumb safety
Dismounting the Colt "Woodsman" 
- The locking plunger - Removing the main spring housing- Removing the slide- Dismounting the slide's components- Dismounting the receiver's components
Operation of the Colt "Woodsman" 
- Loading the magazine- All the steps of the firing cycle
The Colt "Ace" in caliber .22 LR 
- The reason for its development- Production period- The adjustable rear sight- The operation of the Colt "Ace"- Mechanical features- Production figures
Colt "Service Model Ace" in caliber .22 LR 
- The system known as a "floating chamber"- Functioning of the Colt "Service Model Ace"- How the process multiplies the recoil by four - Production figures of the Colt "Service Ace Model"- "Service Model Ace" conversion unit in caliber .22 LR- Production figures of the conversion unit .45 ACP to .22 LR- Conversion unit variations
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- Parts and markings of the conversion unit- The .38 Super receiver modification to accept a C.U.- A new conversion unit labelled "ACE II"
 A new Colt pistol in caliber .22 LR 
- Colt introduces a new .22 LR pistol in 1994- Mechanical features of the new Colt .22 LR pistol- Short barrelled version (4 1/2")- Target version with a 6-inch barrel- Light dot sights by C-More Systems
Dismounting the new .22 LR Colt pistol 
- Disassembly steps- An Allen wrench is required- The striker safety- Accidental release of the striker - Further dismounting steps- need for a screw driver with a star shaped tip- Specific tricks- Magazine disassembly
How the new .22 LR Colt pistol works-
Blowback and single action- The sear mechanism- The trigger mechanism- The firing cycle - step by step- The disconnecting device- Trigger tuning- Sear safety details
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