Colt mark iv series 80 lightweight officers acp

One of the things colt learned from its competitors was that, at the time, the nononsense military look sold well. Nov 16, 2010 over time, colt introduced an aluminum frame, subcompact 1911, called the series 90 lightweight defender. Colt pistols 1911 series 80 for sale guns international. In 1985, colt developed their own inhouse version and named it the colt officers acp, the following year they introduced a lighter version with an aluminium frame known as. Colt 1911 officers model defender factory 7 round stainless magazine 45 acp. Colt mkiv series 80 government model pistol, chambered in. Mar 08, 2012 this video shows how to assemble a colt officers acp.

This reliable, lightweight, compact rifle, capable of rapidfire, could be easily field stripped and reassembled. Commander lightweight, combat elite, delta elite, officers acp, defender. Oct 15, 2008 i just bought a used colt mk iv series 80 officers model in. This magazines will work with all government 5 models and any commander 4 14 models in.

Its all satin nickel and for a 25 year old gun is in great shape. Colt mark iv series 80 assemblydisassembly instructions download. Colt seller jethro82 available on northwest firearms location tigard, oregon description. Its all nickel or stainless and for a 25 year old gun is in great shape. The right side of the slide is marked lightweight officers acp. May 22, 2009 in this instance however, all of colt s 1911pattern pistols incorporated the new design change so even the commander and officers acp pistols became known as series 80 guns. After combing through the assorted stuff in the box i found that i was able to put together all the parts to a 1911, and under it all was a slide marked colt mk iv on one side, and officers acp on the other side beneath the ejection port. It has wooden grips and someone added a ambi safety which i need to it. Numrich gun parts has a huge selection of colt auto pistol parts and schematics for you to choose from, and provides the experience and service that you can only find from a company that.

Upon agreed sale, she will meet with the buyer and myself at an ffl in tigard within a. Colt 9x23 winchester in a cco concealed carry officers configuration. When colt introduced the 1991 line a parkerized version of the 1911, with the series 80 firing pin safety it included a pistol of the same dimensions as the. Works with all new agentdefender and officer 3 compact models in. Colt mark iv officer series 80 reliability just came into my first colt 1911 its a colt mark iv series 80 officers acp, it came in its original box and with all original documents, even the oil bag and tag that was on the pistol. Bought a colt mk iv series 80 officers model the high road. In this instance however, all of colts 1911pattern pistols incorporated the new design change so even the commander and officers acp pistols became known as series 80 guns. Colt mk iv series 80 lightweight officers model jun 09. Upon agreed sale, she will meet with the buyer and myself at an ffl in tigard within a day or two of sale. There are other posts asking similar questions on other forums and the ones i read were not answered or the info was not pertaining to my gun ie different finish or serial number series. The colt 1911 officers acp rocks on classic pistol report.

Colt officers acp mk4 series 80 novak night sights. Colt merely used the series 70 designation with the new guns as a means of identifying all pistols not using the firing pin safety system. The series 70 made a comeback in 2002 in the new retro line named the mk ivseries 70 government model. Upon agreed sale, my mother in law will come out to tigard for the sale and meet at an ffl within a day or two. My government series 80 has a trigger that needs no work. Numrich gun parts has a huge selection of colt auto pistol parts and schematics for you to choose from, and provides the experience and service that you can only find from a company that has served the shooting community since 1950. The m1911, also known as the colt government or government, is a singleaction, semiautomatic, magazinefed, recoiloperated pistol chambered for the. The left side of the slide is marked colt mk iv series 80 with the rampant colt logo. Oct 26, 2018 colt took the basic mk iv series 80 government model 1911. Enter the serial number, without spaces or dashes, to search the database. Mar 25, 2009 colt mk iv series 80 lightweight officers.

The government model mk iv series 80 retains a quality of endurance. The left side of the slide is stamped colt mk iv series 80 and the right side of the barrel has officers acp the right frame has the serial number and the. Here is a beautiful bright stainless finish colt mk iv 80 series officers pistol chambered in. The colt commander is a singleaction, semiautomatic, magazinefed, and recoiloperated handgun based on the john m. Colt mkivseries 80semiautomatic pistols barrel magazine pistol type length finishes capacity sights governmentmodel 38superor 9mmluger 5 coblue 9rounds f notchrear. The colt officers acp or colt officers model is a singleaction, semiautomatic, magazinefed. The colt series 80 is an eyecatcher, right out of the box. The officers acp oacp was released in 1985 or 1986 and was replaced by the defender series. Woods expertise, stepbystep instructions and crisp photography. Colt mk iv series 80 lightweight officers model jun. A hybridized variation with commanderlength barrelslide and alloy officers model frame. Master engraved colt officers acp semiautomatic pistol. Factory colt 1911 45acp 10 rd round magazineclip magclip stainless steel. The finish is very good with colts match trigger, match barrel and combat hammer.

Shopping for colt auto pistol parts for your 1911, mustang, or woodsman. In addition to hand guns, colt produced many shotguns, machine guns, and rifles. Colt semiauto in box officers acp mark iv 312 inch blued. One version was made by talo and another by the pistol smiths at gunsite academy. The 1911 has come a long way since colts original 1911 government model. The inner has a right hand twist and the outer a left. Colt 1911 mk iv series 80 officers acp enhanced for sale. Requirements were issued in 1949 that the pistol had to be chambered for 9 mm parabellum and could not exceed 7 inches in length or weigh more than 25. Other features of the mark iv series 80 officers include fixed. No, it doesnt boast a luxurious, polished blue sheen, but it does have a clean, almost black finish to it.

May 27, 2011 clean and maintain your colt mark iv series 80. If multiple models appear for your serial number simply match the date with the appropriate model, as certain vintage firearms can share serial numbers between different models. My officers acp was problematic with some ammo when i got it, polishing the feed ramp, throat and the extractor. Colt mk iv mkiv series 80 lightweight officers acp 1911. I made this video for those who requested assembly help, after watching my colt officers field strip video. Colt mk iv series 80 lightweight officers acp semi. Factory archives colt lady colt pistol with factory letter. The venerable model 1911a1 was manufactured by colt and others during. Our sales staff cannot forecast price or availability of wish list items. This is my mother in laws colt 45 mk iv series 80 lightweight officers acp. Colt series 708090 firearms talk the community for.

It served as the standardissue sidearm for the united states armed forces from 1911 to 1986. The recoil spring on mine is actually two springs, one nested inside the other. This automatic pistols assemblydisassembly download makes it simple, thanks to author j. I pulled my own lightweight officers model out of the safe and its here disassembled on the desk.

Its a goodlooking gun, classic to be sure with cues taken from the original including. Ive upgraded a few things and it is like clockworkjust a great gun. Based on the browning m1911, this lightweight pistol offers a 3. Colt mark iv series 80 assemblydisassembly instructions. It had a 3inch bull barrel, as well as a different spring setup. Jan 08, 2010 all of colt s 1911pattern pistols incorporated the new design change so even the commander and officers acp pistols became known as series 80 guns. Also known as the colt officers acp, the colt mark iv series 80 officers is a singleaction, semiautomatic, recoiloperated handgun chambered in 45 acp. Colt mk iv series 80 lightweight officers acp semiautomatic pi. Springs have reduced ends to center on colt officers factory guides and replace the originial dual factory springs in the officers model. The most successful of their long guns, largely because of the vietnam conflict, was the m16 and its commercial counterpart the ar15. Very good showing minor carry wear at the sharp edges. This video shows how to assemble a colt officers acp. Colt mk iv officer acp z42053 united states simpson ltd.

Soon i realized in amongst the junk were all the parts to the colt. Colt mark iv officer series 80 reliability just came into my first colt 1911 its a colt mark iv series 80 officers acp, it came in its original box and with all original documents, even. It was the first massproduced pistol with an aluminium alloy frame and the first colt pistol to be chambered in 9mm parabellum. The best threeshot group with speers 230grain gold dot ammo measured 1. With the previous paragraph in mind, it is important to know that from 1983 until 1988 the early government model and gold cup series 80 pistols used the series 70type. I also own and consistantly carry a colt mark iv series 80.

The colt officers model was introduced in 1985 as a response to other aftermarket companies producing small versions of the 1911 sold manufacturer. With the previous paragraph in mind, it is important to know that from 1983 until 1988 the early government model and gold cup series 80 pistols used the series 70type barrel and bushing as well. What is the value of a colt mk iv, series 80, 45 officers acp. I just bought a used colt mk iv series 80 officers model in. Colt took the basic mk iv series 80 government model 1911. Its all nickle and for a 25 year old gun is in great shape. I just bought a used colt mk iv series 80 officers model. Colt lightweight defender 2 tone as new in box wall papers, mag. I have a gentleman who is offereing to sell me a 20 year old colt mk iv series 80 officers light weight. Colt 1911 mk iv series 80 officers acp enhanced for sale, used.

Colt officers acp not bad for a twentyplus year old. I picked up this 80 series colt 1911 mk iv combat commander. The entire gun, all the way down to the grip screw heads, has the same uniform finish. According to the serial the gun was manufactured in 1984. Colt mk iv series 80 lightweight officers acp semiautomatic pistol. Variants, concealed carry officers pistol, lightweight officers acp. Colt 1911 80 series mk iv combat commander firearms talk. It was widely used in world war i, world war ii, the korean war, and the vietnam war.

The colt 1911 officers acp rocks on classic pistol. Colt mkiv series 80semiautomatic pistols barrel magazine pistol type length finishes capacity sights governmentmodel 38superor 9mmluger 5 coblue 9rounds f notchrear. This model soon replaced the officers acp, which was discontinued in the 1990s. So the gun has less than 500 rounds through it, but he doenst know hom many. It is stainless with elliason adjustable sights and a rubber grip that wraps around the front strap. These were of course modified series 80 pistols, with several factory alterations that many serious shooters would previously have performed by a custom gunsmith. In the 1990s, colt developed an enhanced series of 1911s. The colt officer s model was introduced in 1985 as a response to other aftermarket companies producing small versions of the 1911 sold manufacturer. Colt dumping old series 80 new in the box guns on market. I come from a family who swears by colt handguns so im in favor of them. What is the value of a colt mkiv series 80, government model. I am able to meet serious buyers at tri county gun club to. When colt introduced the 1991 line a parkerized version of the 1911, with the series 80 firing pin safety it included a pistol of the same dimensions as the officers acp.

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