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Old 04-27-2020, 04:54 PM
johnmshort3 johnmshort3 is offline
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1968 colt and 22lr kit

just got a 1968 colt in great shape and the 22lr coversion kit got both for 2 grand i thought that was a great price would love feedback from all did i get a good deal here is a pic thanks. did not come with box but have box and paperwork coming to have complete package.
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Old 04-27-2020, 05:06 PM
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It's hard to tell from the pictures the condition of the National Match pistol and the conversion kit.
When you get the complete package, box, papers, so forth perhaps you could take some good pictures and let us see.
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Old 04-27-2020, 05:16 PM
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very little wear on firearm or conversion kit both in great condition.
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Old 04-27-2020, 08:26 PM
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I like the pre-Gold Cup pistols. Don't lose that tapered plug and bushing--they're pretty hard to come by.

My favorite plinker is a .22 conversion kit on a Foster frame; it's a lot of fun to shoot and as long as I use good quality plated ammo (CCI) it will function fine for 300-400 rounds. Magazines are very pricey but original Colt's are much better than aftermarket.

Nice addition!
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Old 04-27-2020, 08:54 PM
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Appears the NM has a little edge wear unless its glare. The slide is typical 1968 with the plum colored shading. I must admit the magazine looks suspect. The font doesn't seem right and I can't see a period or decimal.
When you receive the box and papers, including the test target, show some pictures of that too. It adds a couple hundred dollars in value if in good condition.
I think, with box and papers, at $2K you probably paid about market value (+/-)
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Old 04-27-2020, 09:59 PM
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If the 68 GCNM and conversion kit are in good shape then that would be a good price, at least before the current Covid-19 stuff.
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Old 04-27-2020, 10:34 PM
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Aside from the .45 magazine, which is a cheap knockoff, it looks like you've got an excellent ensemble there and you paid less than what a similar kit would likely sell for here in the NW where I live. While I'm not into Gold Cups personally, if I were and that set was offered to me for 20 bills I'd have bought it without batting an eye.
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Old 04-27-2020, 11:11 PM
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Seems like a fair price to me. You do not see that package everyday.
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Old 04-28-2020, 01:52 PM
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As long as you are happy with it, you got a good deal. Sometimes you look for something for years, then it comes along. You pay what is asked because you want it, to me then it is a good deal.
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Old 04-30-2020, 06:40 AM
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thats what i thought when i found it. i was wanting a 22lr full size for range practice and was looking for a great gun for competting at my gun club so i felt this was put there for me.
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Old 04-30-2020, 06:47 AM
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i was thinking of using a rock island frame i will have to machine a little off the rock island frame so the pin will be able to lockup i got the rock island for $200 so its a option.
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Old 04-30-2020, 01:27 PM
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As long as you are happy with it, you got a good deal. Sometimes you look for something for years, then it comes along. You pay what is asked because you want it, to me then it is a good deal.
That pretty much sums it up, it wasn't a deal by any stretch of the imagination without the original box or paperwork ... of which the most important piece of paper being the serialized and dated test target ... and the plum slide seems to be a detractor also, I've got one with a plum slide I paid too much for.

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Old 05-23-2020, 08:52 AM
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Op pretty much what I did . Not a rock island though , itís a Thompson frame , and a bunch of Colt take offs , Cavery grips and a duracoat hk black , paint job by my Freind. This thing runs great.


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