|03-13-2012, 02:26 PM||#1|
Join Date: Mar 2012
I just bought a Colt Targetsman. It's in beautiful condition and is a sweet gun to shoot. I am concerned that the slide does not lock back after firing the last cartridge in the magazine. A friend of mine told me that this gun was manufactured before this feature was built in. This seems plausible to me although I can't find anything online that says this is true. I have another older Colt automatic pistol manufactured in 1955, not a Woodsman or Targetsman, that does lock back upon firing the last cartridge and I did not think the Targetsman was older than that. Can anyone tell me if this is the way the pistol should operate or is it malfunctioning? Thanks in advance.
|03-13-2012, 06:13 PM||#2|
Join Date: Jun 2001
My references say the Targetsman is similar to the Huntsman, and the Huntsman is listed as "No hold-open".
Here's a schematic for it that shows no slide stop.
The Targetsman was made from 1959 to 1977.
You can check when yours was made here:
Serial Number Data
Last edited by dfariswheel; 03-13-2012 at 06:28 PM.
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