- The double action acts as a safety- The only safety is the firing pin safety- The way the safety lever is actuated- The removal of the firing pin safety- A hammer dropping device- A hazardous situations if ...- Two levers implied- The hammer is caught by the sear - If the trigger is depressed during the dropping process- The uncluttered inner space of the frame- A Problem with dismounting the main spring housing
Colt Model 1991 A1 and MK IV
- In 1991, an updated version of the 1911 A1- In 1992, a "Compact" version of the M1991 A1- In 1993, a "Commander" version of the M1991 A1- in 1994, an "Officer" version- In 1998, a new series of improved (MK IV) pistols in .45 ACP- The Government MK IV model (5" barrel)- The "Combat Commander MK IV" model (4 1/4" barrel)- The "Concealed Carry Officer MK IV" model- The Colt "Defender" (3" barrel)
The Colt "All American Model 2000"
- When a Colt is not a Colt- Based on the patents of Reed Knight- A commercial bust- Synthetic materials in its structure- A lock based on a rotating barrel- John Browning's conception of such a pistol- A story of bad luck with my own Colt 2000 ...
Particulars of the Colt Model 2000 -
The Colt 2000 was offered in two versions- Optional kit with a shorter barrel- A barrel bushing that allows for ez modifications- Optional low light sights with a luminous Tritium 3-dot insert- Field stripping- A surprise when the slide is dismounted- Upon a thorough inspection- Two small areas of support for the slide- The use of a polygonal key to dismount grip plates- An ambidexter magazine retaining latch
Colt Model 2000 Mechanical Features-
A rotating barrel lock- Barrel lug engages "cam block"- Cam block's other important functions- Upon firing ...- No hammer, just a spring-loaded striker - The Colt 2000 works in double action mode only- How the trigger system works- In an old alarm clock, such a part ...- The trigger-striker operation- The striker safety
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