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Old 10-25-2008, 05:45 AM
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Has anyone tried to fit a scope or red-dot on a Colt Woodsman MT withiut drilling the barrel? How?

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Old 10-25-2008, 06:21 AM
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Bud there used to be some grip adapters for those kind of guns that came up around the slide and allowed the use of a scope that sat above the slide and still allowed you to manipulate the slide and cartridges to eject.

Don't see any of those advertised anymore, but did install a few back in the 70's. Other than that I'd simply suggest getting one of the modern 22 semi's such as a Ruger that's already drilled and tapped and not devalue one of those beautiful old Colts by drilling and tapping it.
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Old 10-25-2008, 09:53 AM
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Thanks for the input, Bob. I use an Aimtech grip mount on my 1911 which works fine, but I've never seen anything for the Woodsman, new or used. It's not a collector's item but I still don't care to bore holes in it.

I did once sketch up a dural mount that would clamp on the barrel, to which a Weaver-style base could be screwed. But not having a milling machine put an end to my dreaming.

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Old 06-05-2013, 06:49 AM
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I have a colt woodsman MT 3rd series and also looking to mount a red dot with no drilling.
My friend has access to machine shop at work. Would like to help.
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