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Old 02-29-2012, 04:28 PM   #11
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Do you know what finish that is Hoss? There are about seven available.

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Old 02-29-2012, 04:30 PM   #12
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Do you know what finish that is Hoss? There are about seven available.
I may be wrong but it looks like their "Royal blue"
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Old 02-29-2012, 04:35 PM   #13
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Not at all-
Make it look like this one from the Colt shop

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Can you give us the name of that finish? Royal Blue? Cost?

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Hoss

Can you give us the name of that finish? Royal Blue? Cost?

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It's Colt's "Royal Blue" and for a complete 1911 will run you <$400 including shipping.

Worth it? What do you think?
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That's most certainly a Royal Blue. I've had a Python sent back for that finish several years ago. Cost was in the $300 range and WELL worth the money in my opinion. I believe Colt has about a 6-month backlog right now though.

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i think for a refinishing job that Colt would be the best choice and would add value to it in the future as being factory refinished. Colt would know more about refinishing it back to original than anyone else.

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It's Colt's "Royal Blue" and for a complete 1911 will run you <$400 including shipping.

Worth it? What do you think?
Worth it?? Hell to the yes!
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Worth it?? Hell to the yes!
Yes on Royal Blue & hell yes to what MrWray said
BTW Guys- That is NOT my Colt -----sadly
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That's most certainly a Royal Blue. I've had a Python sent back for that finish several years ago. Cost was in the $300 range and WELL worth the money in my opinion. I believe Colt has about a 6-month backlog right now though.
I would have to give her up for six months? Ouch. I'll have to call and see what the deal is and think about it. The cost definitely seems worth the results, although I was expecting closer to 250 plus shipping. I think the royal blue costs a premium though vice the regular blue. Definitely going to give them a call when I'm back in town.
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Worth it all day long!

With my original purchase cost that would give me a Royal Blue S80 for $819 plus shipping!

Pretty sure I could not touch a new colt in this finish for under 1200

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