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Pre-ban Sporter Lightweight?


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#1 Riskywk

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Posted 09 November 2002 - 07:34 PM

I've a Colt Sporter Lightweight Serial Number 009640. Can anyone advise as to how I determine if this is a pre-ban weapon?



#2 Admin Re: Pre-ban Sporter Lightweight?

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Posted 11 November 2002 - 07:54 PM

Welcome to Hk94.com

Colt Preban rifles typically have a two-letter prefix before the serial number.

Serial Number Prefix Model Name
BD AR15A3 Tactical Carbine
CC Colt Carbine
CH Competition HBAR
GC Government Carbine
GS Governmodel Model Service
MH Match HBAR
ML Match Lightweight
MT Match Target
SP Sporter SP1 or SP2
ST Sporter Target
TA 9mm Rifle

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Colt Serial Number Data

#3 Pilot135PD Re: Pre-ban Sporter Lightweight?

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Posted 21 October 2011 - 11:39 AM

You forgot SL series Pre Ban Sporters. Mine is a SL 004741 never shot and I've had it since new. I'm thinking about selling it that's why I've been doing all the research. Thank you for a great website!

From www.biggerhammer.net/ar15/ar15serial.html :
1978 SP83400 X CC001616 and Below X CH019500 and Below X GC018500 and Below X LH011326 and Below X MH086020 and Below X NL004800 and Below X SL027246 and Below X

#4 JSheaHawk Re: Pre-ban Sporter Lightweight?

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Posted 21 October 2011 - 01:49 PM

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