I is all origional and I don’t plan on doing anything to it unless it needs it. Colt ~ MK IV Series 80 Lightweight Officer's ACP ~ .45 ACP Description: The Colt Officer's Model was introduced in 1985 as a response to other aftermarket companies producing small versions of the 1911 SOLD Manufacturer: 1994 Caliber:.45 Automatic Colt Pistol Metal Condition: Very good showing minor carry wear at the sharp edges Any help with this? is RC58162 and has gold Colt medallion logos on the grips. COLT 1911C GOVT .45 ACP 5 BLUE SERIES 70. Then, around 1985, Colt introduced an all-steel copy of the original Colt government with a 3 ½ inch barrel – ¾ of an inch shorter than a commander, and 1 ½ inches shorter than a full-size government model. The Ruger has many features favored by today’s 1911 shooter. The enhanced Officers began in '92. It sits well on the hip, or the ankle. The weight of the Officer-Style is 31 ounces, which is important in terms of soaking up recoil from the powerful .45 ACP cartridge. This gun was prized for its compactness and robust power in the venerable 45 ACP. I adopted the Officer’s ACP as a carry weapon during the interim. SR1911 Lightweight Commander. How a 80's Colt King Cobra Changed My Mind on Revolvers. community. Nickel Stainless finish. I hope they someday re-issue this fine pistol in another production run, and add some of the improvements like the ones that have gone into their XSE models. I have been carrying a Kimber M1911 concealed for about 25 years. The original Colt grip safety next to a newly installed Wilson Combat beavertail safety. Again, nothing but a positive experience, except in one respect. This has long been a complaint about most shorter pistols in general. This is Colt's sub-compact variant of the famous 1911 .45 automatic. I wanted to upgrade the beavertail but cannot find the part number on wilson combat site. Instead of buying a gun that’s
Item Number: … $26.99. The Officer’s ACP features a 3.5” barrel and white three-dot sights. Consignor states this pistol features custom wood grips. No mods needed. At the time it was introduced, it was one of the smallest weapons of that caliber. on your local store’s shelf, most retailers drop ship it from a warehouse in
Discussion Starter • #1 • Mar 20, 2004. COLT 1911C GOVT .45 ACP 5 BLUE SERIES 70. 9mm Compact. The following year, Pat Yates of Detonics had introduced his compact "Combat Master", a chopped down 1911, with 3.5" barrel and a shortened grip frame. 4 Sold For. Shorter barrels will mean you loose bullet speed, and a slower bullet will loose kinetic energy. It carried easily in a Galco Silhouette holster, and was quite comfortable on my belt. I looked up this "enhanced" business and this is all I found' Extended "up-swept beaver-tail" grip safety. This is a great gun for concealed carry. The year was 1949, the Second World War had ended four years earlier and the Army wanted a compact, lightweight pistol chambered in 9mm to issue to officers. Using the right holster can make all the difference in the world. In 1986, they introduced the Lightweight Officers model, which featured an aluminum frame and brought the total overall weight down to 24 ounces. Lot #88: Colt Double Eagle MK II Series 90 Officer's ACP Pistol with Case. OUT OF STOCK (5) Kimber 1911 Rapide .45 ACP 5" … Lot #89: Colt Lightweight Officer's ACP Semi-Automatic Pistol with Case. Regardless of the reason, off hand at seven yards I put one ragged hole in three shots, with a fourth flyer. The 1911 had an active-duty service life from the year of its adoption until 1985, and it served reliably and admirably through nearly three-quarters of a century. The gun-store owner saw me coming in and since he knew I liked 1911’s, he told the seller I might be interested. I also put on a set of Hogue wraparound rubber grips and a new, modern single recoil spring. The Colt 1911 Commander is actively used by the military in more than 28 countries. Over time, Colt introduced an aluminum frame, subcompact 1911, called the series ’90 Lightweight Defender. ... Also a 1995,Enhanced Lightweight OACP . Before I knew it, I was doing a little shopping on Brownell’s website (www.brownells.com). OUT OF STOCK (28) H&K MARK 23 12+1 .45 ACP 5.87" V1. I had sent off one of my usual carry weapons for work at Unertl Ordnance for some new sights. Open Fullscreen. This combination dampened felt recoil significantly. The pistol is produced with a 4.25'' barrel length as the Colt Commander 1911 model or with 3.25'' as the Officer's ACP, in 9 mm Parabellum,.38 Super and.45 ACP cartridge. It is also one of the few designs that’s made specifically for the small 1911’s. The added weight of the steel frame was no issue, and I would almost forget I had it on. Ruger SR1911. Many consider the 1911, even the small ones, the epitome of a great defensive pistol. School District Tries Real Security After Saying…, Pack Out Bags - Tested With 133lbs of Rocks, Colt and Baron Team with Davidson's for Sam Colt…, Dan Wesson 1911 - Extreme Accuracy from Officer Framed Gun, Springfield Armory 1911 Range Officer Elite 10mm…. Also known as the Colt Officers ACP, the Colt Mark IV Series 80 Officers is a single-action, semi-automatic, recoil-operated handgun chambered in 45 ACP. The first time I saw an Officer’s ACP, it was in the movie Heat with Al Pacino. The Officer’s Model is an even shorter 1911, with a 3.5-inch barrel and a grip shortened enough to cut magazine capacity by one round. No matter what you hunt, or what type of gun you prefer to hunt with, Guns.com offers options for everyone. I will have to try the one piece recoil spring – could use a little less recoil for sure. Other variants … single stack 1911 chambered in 9mm, although you can get the 45 ACP version too. The shorter barrel allowed for quick presentation from the holster, and pointed very well. Here is a beautiful bright Stainless finish Colt MK IV 80 Series Officers pistol chambered in .45 ACP, this pristine pistol comes with 2 factory magazines, front compensator. Rangemasters are here to answer all your questions about our products or process. My future plans are to have the weapon refinished in a protective coat of some kind and add some night sights. On the left side of the slide it says "Colt Mk IV" and below that it says "Series 80". Can you please tell me the wilson combat part number for the officers model series 80? This model soon replaced the Officer’s ACP, which was discontinued in the 1990’s. We're bringing a level of
Gun Review: Going the Distance with the Kimber Rapide Black Ice 10mm. Field stripping a Colt Officer's ACP . Colt Lightweight Defender 45 ACP with Front Night Sight $979.99; Brand: Colt; Item Number: O7800XE; Colt 1911 Commander Rail Gun Two-Tone 45 ACP $1,199.99; Brand: Colt; Item Number: O4012RG; Colt 1911 Competition Series 45 ACP Centerfire Pistol $979.99; Notify Me When Available; Colt had a problem with the blued 8 round magazines they supplied with the pistol, which they replaced for me at no charge. The Officer’s ACP features a 3.5” barrel and white three-dot sights. The full size 1911 with its 5-inch barrel was often too big for concealed carry. This is more than enough for combat accuracy. Such statements were common when I was a kid, and at the time there was some truth to them. Colt 7 Round Blue .45 ACP New Agent/Officers Magazine. The Colt Commander is a single-action, semi-automatic, magazine-fed, and recoil-operated handgun based on the John M. Browning designed M1911. Works with all New Agent/Defender and Officer 3" compact models in .45 ACP. I would guess it to be in 85-90% but does show some minor holster wear on the bluing and also a few small scratches on the slide. I have carried a number of 1911’s so the feel was nothing new. It also doesn’t hurt to have more sight radius for better accuracy when you’re just plinking away at the range. Go figure. I believe the Officer's ACP went into production in 1985 and ended a couple years later, but I haven't been able to find anything listing the year of production by serial number, and overall there seems to be less information out there in the Enhanced compared to the standard pistol. Class: Modern Handgun Condition: ND View Rating Code Description
As to production dates, the Officers ACP was first introduced at the end of 1983, or early 84, depending on the source you are reading. It features a shortened slide/barrel and frame with the slide made of carbon steel and the frame aluminum alloy to reduce weight. Accuracy was better than my 3-inch model, but I won’t go and say it’s better due the gun itself or just the added sight radius. This is unlike the bull barrel seen on models such as the Colt Defender or Kimber’s Ultra, which completely fills the inside channel of the slide. Colt lightweight officers ACP? We get the FFL from your store – others make you find it, copy it, and fax it. Now available in 9mm and the classic .45 ACP, this package is an excellent choice for concealed carry. I tried the Colt with every brand and type of .45 ACP ammo that I had on hand, and all of it is suitable for serious fighting purposes, except for my target handload. Here's a virtually new Colt Mk IV Series 80 "Officer's Lightweight ACP". The Colt Lightweight Commander is the offspring of one of the most popular firearms ever made: the Colt M1911 pistol. Colt 1911 2 TONE GOVERNMENT MODEL MK IV/SERIES 70 - .45 ACP $1,499.00: 0 $1,499.00 7d 13h 34m 17114018: Colt 1911A1, 1911 1924 Transition Military - .45 ACP BuyItNow! Fits all defender and officer 3" compact models in 9mm. OUT OF STOCK (36) Springfield Armory XDS .45 ACP 3.3" Essential. However, there are enough out there that they are fairly easy to find. I would have lost that bet! The sight radius and duck tail. Many online gun sales actually take away from your local Thanks, and Semper Fi, Gene The series no. I may have a chance in a month or so to pick one of these up from my local dealer he currently uses it a shop gun/carry gun. While I try to keep them stock, there is a clear benefit to make modifications to these. Colt Gunsite Series 70 Model O Lightweight Officers Semi-Automatic Pistol with Case. your community AND if they have it in stock, you can pick your gun up (Damn shame, but) anyway he has gotten it unstuck and operating except he thinks the firing pin is broken! The Colt Officer’s had a commander hammer and a grip safety that protected the hand with as little metal as possible. It had a 3-inch bull barrel, as well as a different spring setup. This 3-inch-barreled model is equipped with Novak… IMMEDIATELY – it’s how business should be done. It balances very naturally, and points like the finger of God. Like New Never Fired Colt Lightweight Officer chambered in 45 ACP. I may have a chance in a month or so to pick one of these up from my local dealer he currently uses it a shop gun/carry gun. Thank you. This Colt Lightweight Officer's is a single-action semi-automatic personal protection pistol chambered in 45 ACP. The Colt Officers ACP is slightly smaller than the full-size 1911, with the barrel length reduced from 5 inches to 3.5. I carry it with just three rounds and have debated dropping this to two. Over time, Colt introduced an aluminum frame, subcompact 1911, called the series ’90 Lightweight Defender. This makes for a much more comfortable carry than a standard officers. Save Share. Previous post: The Mighty .17 Rimfires – A Tiny Little Cartridge With Great Big Fun. Angled slide griping grooves. I have owned three officers model Colts. MFG: 1999. No malfunctions with several makes of magazines including some military 60 era magazines. customers to the absolute best of our abilities. This became especially true around the mid-20th century when Colt introduced the first-ever Commander-style 1911. I may have a chance in a month or so to pick one of these up from my local dealer he currently uses it a shop gun/carry gun. I shot dead center with no adjustment to the sights at all. 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