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Posted: 12/17/2005 6:50:12 PM EDT
Is there a way to tell that a gun was made from the serial number?
Link Posted: 12/17/2005 6:51:43 PM EDT
Is that a when question?

I believe Colt will research the weapon for $100 or so
Link Posted: 12/17/2005 6:53:33 PM EDT

Originally Posted By luckypunk:
Is that a when question?

I believe Colt will research the weapon for $100 or so



Yeah, I know. I'm hoping that the hive mind can point me in the right direction for free.
Link Posted: 12/17/2005 6:55:10 PM EDT
do you want us to guess?

Whats the serial number, that would help
Link Posted: 12/17/2005 6:57:45 PM EDT
All you have to do is call Colt Customer Service and tell them the serial number..they will tell you when it was made, free of charge, over the phone..

I do it all the time..
Link Posted: 12/17/2005 6:59:09 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 12/17/2005 7:01:46 PM EDT by motown_steve]
Thanks

Another Question:

When did they come out with the bird cage flash hiders for these?

(I just got an SP1 today).
Link Posted: 12/17/2005 7:01:19 PM EDT

Originally Posted By motown_steve:
Thanks



No problem...
Link Posted: 12/17/2005 7:04:09 PM EDT
Link Posted: 12/17/2005 7:12:28 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 12/17/2005 7:17:17 PM EDT by Mak]

When did they come out with the bird cage flash hiders for these?




Mid '70s? Had them in Marine Corps in 77 if I remember right, though I remember some still had 3 prong.
Link Posted: 12/17/2005 7:13:29 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 12/17/2005 7:14:06 PM EDT by CavVet]

Originally Posted By Mak:
Colt serial number list



Actually, Biggerhammer has more than one list.

You can tell box type, fh, etc.

And check out the cool credit at the bottom.


Many Thanks to the folks at AR15.com for helping contribute information for these FAQs






ETA WWOP.........Lets see her!


Link Posted: 12/17/2005 7:20:33 PM EDT
The birdcage FSs came out in the sixties on the A1. They close the bottom slots on the A2.
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