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Colt O1970A1CS Series 70 7+1 45ACP 5"

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Model: O1970A1CS
Condition: Factory New
Bud's Item Number: 36102
UPC: 098289041364
MFG: Colt

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The legacy of the Colt Government Model® is well known. From the battlefields of Normandy, to the jungles of Vietnam, this combat proven firearm has tirelessly served our Armed Forces for more than a century. This pistol features the legendary Series 70 firing system, making it a faithful reproduction to Government Models manufactured prior to World War II. This pistol also features an arched steel mainspring housing and a short steel trigger. A standard safety lock, standard grip safety and spur hammer complete this authentic throwback to Colt semi-automatics of days gone by.
  • High Profile Sights
  • Spur Hammer
  • Standard Safety Lock
  • Standard Grip Safety
  • Short Steel Trigger
  • Standard Ejection Port
Finish Blued
Type Semi-Automatic
Action Single
Caliber 45 Automatic Colt Pistol (ACP)
Barrel Length 5"
Capacity 7 + 1
Safety Thumb and Grip Safety
Grips Wood
Sights Fixed
Weight 37.5 oz

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15 Reviews. Average Rating: 4.3 of 5 Stars! [4.3 of 5 Stars!]
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Reviewed By: Michael U on 06/01/2016 Rating: 5 of 5 Stars! [5 of 5 Stars!]
This is the first time that I have ordered a firearm on line. Steven was very helpful and talked me through it, I am quite satisfied with the overall results. The Colt 1911 was in perfect condition.

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Reviewed By: John C on 05/06/2016 Rating: 5 of 5 Stars! [5 of 5 Stars!]
"PERFECT" my first buy with Buds. I used the lay-a-way plain and everything went as they stated. My Colt 1911 series 70 was flawless! pistol, box and paper work in mint condition. The finish and operation smooth... Also the best price I could find online. I will be back to buy again from Buds. If you want a pre-80's Colt, this is a great one to get "while still available". This pistol is the new 70's series without the finger barrel bushing that was discontinued by Colt. This is just the series I wanted.
Thanks Buds, for a great buy and pistol!

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Reviewed By: Scott S on 01/05/2016 Rating: 4 of 5 Stars! [4 of 5 Stars!]
It took a couple of weeks fir it to arrive at my LGS. I understand it's the Holidays, (Merry Christmas) and I know that these guys are busy. That said, the gun is very nice, not a Royal Colt blue by any means, but nicely done. Unpacked it, degreased it, and put on a set of faux-ivory grips with both of my previous military organizations, one on each side of the grips. Looks really nice. I had always wanted the 1911 that I was issued in 1971. Exceot that it's not parkerized, and doesn't rattle, it's mighty close. The arched MSH and short trigger feel great. I will be the range safety officer at our shooting club tomorrow, and if I have the time I intend to give it it's first workout. The trigger is not quite as good as my Kimber Eclipse Ultra, but I can live with it. If not, that's what Cylinder and Slide is for. All in all, I'm quite pleased. I'm giving it a 4 only because it took a while to get it. Buds is great, if I'm looking for a new firearm, I will always go to Buds first.

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Reviewed By: jason h on 10/05/2015 Rating: 5 of 5 Stars! [5 of 5 Stars!]
I had read the previous reviews and had some concerns, but the example I received was flawless! Tight and smooth,Great Trigger! Deep rich beautiful polished blue and the roll marks were straight, legible and evenly well struck. This is a Beautiful Pistol! Highly recommended.

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Reviewed By: Thomas F on 09/29/2015 Rating: 5 of 5 Stars! [5 of 5 Stars!]
I am a late 60's early 70's Army veteran. I wanted a no-frills Mil-spec 1911 like the ones we used to carry. After checking everything else out there, this Colt was the obvious choice--and it exceeds all my expectations. Finish is great--nice even bluing. Roll marks are crisp and even. The quality of the build is excellent--great slide to frame fit, racks smooth as glass, absolutely no rattles, nice quality rich rosewood grips. After an initial clean and lube, took it to the range and put 100 rounds through failures at all...accuracy much better than expected, it shoots better than I can. Trigger is crisp. Love the arched mainspring housing and short trigger--just works and points better for me. Certainly not my first or only 1911, but with the nostalgia factor added-in, could easily become my favorite. And, I don't intend to change a thing. Buds was great, as always. The gun arrived at my FFL in pristine condition. My advice is, if you're looking for a Mil-spec 1911 made the way it's supposed to be that will last for generations, go for this Series 70 Colt--you won't be disappointed!

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