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Old November 22, 2009, 09:29 AM   #1
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Crane for Colt Police Positive Special 32-20 WCF

I have acquired a well used Colt Police Positive Special in .32-20 WCF and it needs a new crane and a few other pieces. Where would be the best place to start looking for this besides Numrich a they are out. I don't particularly care if it is new or used, it just needs to work as this pistol is not going to win any beauty contest.
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Old November 22, 2009, 10:26 AM   #2
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There should be any number of Colt collectors websites. I'd do a Google search and start there.

Worst case? Get in touch with Colt's official collector's association. I THINK it's listed on the Colt website.
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Old November 22, 2009, 08:07 PM   #3
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Taking into account that Colt cranes do need fitting, all Colt Police Positive Special cranes were interchangeable with no special cranes for the 32-20.
Any caliber Police Positive Special crane made before WWII will work, but post-war cranes had a different cylinder crane retention design and won't interchange with the older guns.
The post-war guns are listed as "D" frames.

BE SURE you're clear that this is for a pre-war model.

For PPS parts:

http://www.jackfirstgun.com/

http://www.hoosiergunworks.com/catalog/colt.html

http://www.coltparts.com/index.html
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