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Old 03-18-2013, 06:49 AM   #1
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I had a local gunsmith replace a broke cylinder stop on my Python. The action is now completely off time. I need a master gunsmith to work on this gun. Reeves Junkin in Austin did the original action job back in the early 80's.
 
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Old 03-18-2013, 03:59 PM   #2
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These days, few people still know how to work on the old Colt action, and finding parts is getting near impossible for key parts.

In your other post I recommended the Colt factory, Frank Glenn, and Cylinder & Slide. For a repair, I'd give the same recommendation with Colt first.
The only caution is, Colt may want to un-do the work Reeves did, since they restore guns back to factory original condition as a liability "thing".
Talk to them about this, and if they say they'd need to change things, go with one of the other two.

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Old 03-19-2013, 10:49 AM   #3
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Talked to Glenn, he will be doing the work . Pretty quick turn around too
 
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