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Old December 19, 2011, 12:21 PM   #3
Fingers McGee
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Join Date: March 19, 2008
Location: High & Dry in Missouri Ozarks
Posts: 2,079
Magnum Wheel Man,

Go to the SASS wire & type lightning into the search engine. You will get information overload about the various Colt Lightning rifles. Rossi models are pretty much regarded as expensive tomato stakes, AWA and Uberti models can be good or bad, and Pedersolis are usually very good. I have one of the early AWAs in 44-40 that had some feeding problems in the beginning due to hammer spring interference and incorrect AOL. Once that got sorted out, it has been a very reliable rifle; although my main match rifle is still a Uberti '66.
Fingers (Show Me MO smoke) McGee - AKA Man of Many Colts - Alter ego of Diabolical Ken; SASS Regulator 28564-L-TG; Rangemaster and stage writer extraordinaire; Frontiersman, Pistoleer, NRA Endowment Life, NMLRA, SAF, CCRKBA, STORM 327, SV115; Charter member, Central Ozarks Western Shooters
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