First Look: Colt M16A1 Reissue

First Look: Colt M16A1 Reissue

The classic M16A1 was the iconic rifle of the Vietnam War. It was issued to the vast majority of U.S. soldiers during the conflict, and it’s general success in combat led to its continued service in the U.S. armed forces...
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Colt Announces the New Gold Cup Trophy

Colt Announces the New Gold Cup Trophy

Colt, the company whose Gold Cup has long been the pinnacle of performance in the world of competitive shooting, is pleased to announce the next generation Gold Cup Trophy. Updated to meet the desires of today’s elite shooters, the pistol...
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BREAKING: Colt Lays Off Custom Shop Director, Other Employees, Company Rumored Gutted

BREAKING: Colt Lays Off Custom Shop Director, Other Employees, Company Rumored Gutted

What is happening at Colt? That’s the question on many people’s minds as news of layoffs in the company began to trickle out starting on Tuesday. Rumors of massive layoffs at Colt began with a post at Pistol-Forum by member “misanthropist”, who...
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Marines Officially Choose Glock 9mm Over Colt 1911 For Spec Ops

Marines Officially Choose Glock 9mm Over Colt 1911 For Spec Ops

The 9mm Glock 19 has officially become the only pistol that Marine special operators can take into battle, a Marine Corps Special Operations Command spokesman told the Marine Corps Times. “We put our money behind the 9mm round fired by an...
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Colt brings back the Combat Commander 1911 for 2017

Colt brings back the Combat Commander 1911 for 2017

Reaching back into the vault to update a design long on hiatus, Colt announced Thursday that a redesigned version of the Combat Commander is making a comeback. The new Combat Commander–available in both 9mm and .45ACP (sorry guys, no .38...
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Colt Introduces Cobra Revolver

Colt Introduces Cobra Revolver

Colt announced the introduction of the company’s first production double-action revolver in nearly 20 years with the Cobra in .38 Spl. +P. The new Colt Cobra features a stainless-steel frame and a Linear Leaf mainspring design designed to ensure a...
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New Colt Cobra .38 Special revolver

New Colt Cobra .38 Special revolver

Well, it would appear the prayers of Colt enthusiasts have been answered. It was Colt Media Day at Gunsite when the specs were released to a select group of members of the gun media. I was fortunate enough to be...
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Why You Shouldn’t Overlook .45 Long Colt

Why You Shouldn’t Overlook .45 Long Colt

The .45 Long Colt, aka .45 Colt, .45LC, doesn’t get as much love because everyone is obsessed with magnum cartridges in revolvers. If it isn’t a .44, .357, .460 or .500, it seems like nobody cares. But you shouldn’t overlook...
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It Is Now Law, The CMP Will Sell 1911s To The Public – A Thanksgiving Day Miracle

It Is Now Law, The CMP Will Sell 1911s To The Public – A Thanksgiving Day Miracle

On November 25th, 2015, President Barack Obama has signed into law the National Defense Authorization Act of 2016, included in which is a provision for the Civilian Marksmanship to sell 1911 handguns to the United States shooting public. The bill...
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Colt Introduces New Reproduction Vietnam-Era AR-15s at NRA 2016

Colt Introduces New Reproduction Vietnam-Era AR-15s at NRA 2016

Colt’s Manufacturing Co., LLC, announced at the 2016 National Rifle Association Annual meeting that they would be introducing new semi automatic reproductions of their previous military AR-15 and CAR-15 offerings to the civilian market. According to represen...
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