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Old April 11, 2012, 01:10 PM   #1
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Colt Lawman MKIII

My LGS has a Colt Lawman MKIII for sale for $500.00 Blued, four inch barrel and orig. grips. I have checked the internet but can't find much on pricing for one. Anybody have some idea of a price on one?? thanks for any help y'all can give me.
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Old April 11, 2012, 01:43 PM   #2
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My favorite revolver of all time is my Colt Lawman MK III 2". This is a very robust revolver. If it was near me I would pay $500. The only weakness is the firing pin. It is made out of sintered metal. If it breaks only Colt has the special jig to replace it. Sintered metal was an early version of MIM. Parts. I always use snap caps when I dry fire.
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Old April 11, 2012, 01:49 PM   #3
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http://www.cabelas.com/grand-junctio...-rem-mag.shtml

http://wiki.answers.com/Q/What_is_th...ree_357_magnum

http://www.gunsinternational.com/Col...n_id=100234911

http://www.gunsinternational.com/COL...n_id=100242504

Hope these help, Id say your probably ok in that price range.

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Old April 11, 2012, 02:05 PM   #4
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Wow! thanks guys! my computer must be broke! lol I did'nt see any of those.
I'm going tomorrow to pick up some buffalo bore low flash rounds for my model 37,I think I'll put a down payment ont it.
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Old April 11, 2012, 02:31 PM   #5
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+1 good luck.
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Old April 11, 2012, 09:33 PM   #6
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Colt Lawman MkIII

I just paid $525.00 + tax = $647.00 OTD last week for a Trooper Mk III six-inch in Coltguard finish. It's a fine looking revolver. I wouldn't hesitate to buy another Mk III for the price you quoted.

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Old April 12, 2012, 11:36 AM   #7
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Is it reblued? Is the timing good? All this effect value. post some pics and we can help. Colt DA's are no longer made and will not depriciate if you buy it right. Hence is it reblued.

I paid $300 6 months ago for my 99% MK III trooper and have turned down $650 for it a week after I bought it.
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Old April 12, 2012, 12:11 PM   #8
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Ok.. so I went today to get the ammo, but it is'nt in till this afternoon. I looked again at the Colt, the price is $550.00 not $500.00 But it locks up tight, and has nice blueing and that that really sold me so I put it on lay away.
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Old April 13, 2012, 09:18 PM   #9
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I picked up a Colt Trooper MKIII from 1975 in a pawn shop for $500 OTD couple of months ago. Nothing like a Colt IMHO.



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Old April 14, 2012, 09:06 AM   #10
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slow944: nice Colt! and great price, (sigh) now that's another one I'll have to find! lol
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Old April 14, 2012, 02:10 PM   #11
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The Mark III series began in 1969 when Colt changed over to a different manufacturing process. The action is much more S&W like than the older V spring action. What they produced was an extremely strong robust revolver that shoots great. The only caution is that dry firing can damage the firing pin and it's a Factory ONLY replacement. If you use snap caps you'll be fine and your revolver will probably outlast you and maybe your children.
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Old April 14, 2012, 02:38 PM   #12
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I have always liked the Lawman Series. In the early '80's. one of my old field Sgt's had one and it was dead nuts on to 50 yards with full-snort 158 grain .357 loads. I tried in vain for five years to pry him loose from it.
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Old April 14, 2012, 03:34 PM   #13
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I just saw a Lawman snubnose in the local fun shop. IIRC the ticket price was $550.
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Old April 15, 2012, 07:12 PM   #14
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This one was priced for $500.00 three years ago in a local pawnshop. I traded a Luger for it. It was worth it. I concur with those recommending Snap Caps. Well worth the investment.

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Old April 15, 2012, 08:13 PM   #15
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I just paid $525.00 + tax = $647.00
You live somewhere where sales tax is over 23 percent? You've definitely got to move.
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Old April 26, 2012, 03:25 PM   #16
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Got it! shoots sweet! No wear on the blueing at all.
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Old April 26, 2012, 07:40 PM   #17
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That is sweet! Congratulations.
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Old April 27, 2012, 10:40 AM   #18
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Grant D:

You got a truly nice Lawman MK III there! You are lucky that you didn't delay in snapping that "Beauty" up! Congratulations! A good price too!

I picked up these two "Beauties" awhile back. The snubbie is a MK III and the 4" is a MK V-both are in mint condition. The combat stocks on the 4" MK V came standard only on the MK V with the 4" barrel:



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Old April 27, 2012, 05:25 PM   #19
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You got a nice one there Grant D. Enjoy.
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