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Old August 28, 2008, 10:35 PM   #1
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Need to get two Pythons fixed...

and I'm stumped. Is there anywhere to send these two pistols? I'm looking for either a Colt authorized repair center--or someone with an excellent reputation. Can someone point me in the right direction? BTW, I'm in Western Washington.
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Old August 31, 2008, 07:57 PM   #2
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How fixed? For serious internal work, I would try either Colt or Cylinder and Slide ( There are very few gunsmiths today who understand the old DA Colt actions, and I would hate to take someone's word on his capability without some backup in the way of testimonials from past customers. Some people say even Colt has forgotten how to work on those, but a phone call won't cost a lot to talk to them.

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Old September 1, 2008, 01:37 AM   #3
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From FAQ's.
"Is there a Colt service center in my area? No. Any service repairs under the Lifetime Service Agreement (for firearms produced after 1996) must be made at the factory for quality control purposes. If any repairs are attempted outside of the factory, the Lifetime Service Agreement will be VOIDED."
"Please dial 1-800-962-2658 and follow the menu for the department you wish to reach."
Mind you, like Jim says, sort of, fixed how? Pythons were hand finished in the factory. That's why they're $1,000 .357 revolvers. You don't want just anybody working on it. Cylinder and Slide isn't just anybody though.
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