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Old October 7, 2012, 02:52 PM   #43
Aguila Blanca
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Looking ahead, one of the facts of life about the old Colt DA revolvers was the amount of hand fitting required. And much of that need was a result of so many of the parts being made by people running old machines and making each part -- the machine operator had to stop turning the wheel at the exact same place for each part, or they weren't all the same size.

I can't help but think that the advent of CNC machining should make it much easier for Colt to economically produce (or REproduce) those fine revolvers with a lot less hand fitting required, for the simple reason that they can produce parts to a much finer tolerance.
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