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Old December 22, 2009, 04:04 AM   #1
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Colt Grizzly?

Anyone have one?(pics) I had a chance to buy one 20 years or so a go and passed. It's one of the few guns I wish I would have bought.
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Old December 22, 2009, 07:56 AM   #2
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They're out there, but they are not cheap. Good luck on the hunt. Some day you'll find one.



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Old December 22, 2009, 08:57 AM   #3
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Leave it to you to have 3 of them Jeff! Other than the roll mark(s) how does a Grizzly differ from their stock Colt bretheren Anaconda & King Cobra?
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Old December 22, 2009, 10:31 AM   #4
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Other than the paw print roll marks, all Kodiaks & Grizzly's are magnaported, have unfluted cylinders and different grip medallions than standard Colt grips.
The Kodiak came in a 4 inch and 6 inch barrel and is basically a 44 magnum Anaconda with the above noted changes.
I think the Grizzly has only been found with a 6 inch barrel (I don't recall seeing a 4 incher) and is basically a 357 magnum King Cobra with the above noted changes and a Vent rib barrel which is very uncommon on the King Cobra.



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Old December 22, 2009, 11:12 AM   #5
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Colt made 1000 of them 1/2 were 4" the other 6".
They are a king cobra frame with a python brl that is ported like someone said before and the unflutted cylinder.

WOW you have 2 of 500 6".
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Old December 22, 2009, 09:17 PM   #6
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I've never seen a 4 inch Grizzly, just the Kodiak.
Have you ever actually seen a 4 inch Grizzly ?

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Old December 22, 2009, 09:51 PM   #7
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I haven't seen a four inch. I remember when they came out, Colt said they were going to make the 4" & 6". Then I read later that they split production between the two.
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Old December 22, 2009, 10:11 PM   #8
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*whistles*
Those are some bad-ass revolvers
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Old December 22, 2009, 10:12 PM   #9
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Honestly, I'm not sure that they finished production on those.
I believe I read that somewhere.

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Old December 28, 2009, 06:56 PM   #10
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WOW now those are beutiful!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

WOW now those are beutiful!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Old December 31, 2009, 07:00 PM   #11
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My Colt Grizzly

Here are a few photos of my Colt Grizzly! And, I still can't believe I'd found this Grizzly here in Kalifornia!: This is a very low serial number of CGZ027!





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Old December 31, 2009, 08:18 PM   #12
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I'm not generally a revolver coveting kind of guy, but those are some nice wheelguns. A friend "came into" a mint, blued, 8" Trooper, and I sort of thought how nice it would look in my safe, in my hand, etc. When I found out he'd got $300 trade-in value on it at a local gun store, I could have shot myself! If I took my glasses off, it looked like a Python, and $300!!!!!
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Old January 1, 2010, 12:38 AM   #13
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Your friend got a bad deal!

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Yes, your friend got ripped-off! That's a cryin shame too! If his Colt Trooper truly was NIB he could have sold it easily for more money than just $300!
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Old January 1, 2010, 01:08 AM   #14
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Dang, those are some fine-looking revolvers.
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Old January 1, 2010, 04:04 AM   #15
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Thanks for sharing pic's guys. Now you know why I wish I would have bought one when I had the chance.
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Old January 1, 2010, 08:50 AM   #16
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Funny, never heard of any bear guns from Colt, but I'm not a colt guy.
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Old March 4, 2011, 10:11 PM   #17
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Colt Grizzly

Hey i'm new to this, but is there a good way to find a colt grizzly for sale? it doesnt have to be mint i want to shoot it and have fun with it. and what would i be looking to spend? GUNKWAZY would you be interested in selling one of yours? if you could help i'd greatly appreciate it. my e-mail is spartanii0117@gmail.com
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Old March 4, 2011, 10:15 PM   #18
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Here's a kodiak for sale on Gunbroker. They are few and far between...

http://www.gunbroker.com/Auction/Vie...Item=218169034

An anaconda on Auctionarms.com

http://www.auctionarms.com/search/di...emnum=10212662
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Old March 4, 2011, 10:27 PM   #19
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The grizzlies are basically limited run magnaported versions of their
other revolvers. Collectors have driven up the price of most Colt revolvers. If you want a gun to actually use for bear, a Redhawk or Super Redhawk would be a better choice. Also, this thread was over 2 years old. Next time PM the people you're question rather than bringing back an archaic thread. GUNKWAZY still mists on here. The other names I don't recognize as being very active members anymore. Lastly, have you tried gunbroker?
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Old March 5, 2011, 12:23 AM   #20
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Hello! My name is Sevens and I live under a rock!

How the heck does it keep happening to me... usually here on TFL... someone rolls out a conversation on some gun that I've never even heard of!

How?! I've been a certified (certifiable?) gun nut for 23+ years.

Never, ever EVER until 3 minutes ago had I ever heard of a Colt Grizzly or Kodiak.

Actually, the last time this happened it was another dang Colt wheelgun, that ugly duck the Peacekeeper.
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