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COLT’s Night Cobra Possibly The Best CCW or Backup Revolver On The Market

I’m a huge Colt snake fan and the company’s introduction of its Cobra line at Shot Show 2017 was an exciting moment. I had the opportunity to fire Colts newest revolver and found it to be every bit as good … Continue reading

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A Candid Discussion Of SMGs

It’s Friday and time for our shoot the shit topic. This week, we’d like to present you with some of our ideas on the SMG. There are as many opinions floating around as Carter has little liver pills. What we’re … Continue reading

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NIOA Signs Agreement With Colt

 NIOA and Colt’s Manufacturing Company LLC have entered into an agreement to enable assembly and manufacture of Colt (including Colt Canada) Small Arms in Australia. The agreement was confirmed at SHOT Show 2017 in Las Vegas between Robert Nioa, Managing … Continue reading

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Colt’s Cobra Marks The Return Of The Wheel Gun

There’s no better choice than a revolver for a conceal carry platform. The Cobra’s 38+P chambering and six round capacity brilliantly delivers all of the pluses we’ve come to expect from a revolver. The double action and single action operation … Continue reading

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Slide Fire Partners with Colt Competition

Combine the CRZ-16 Marksman’s performance with Slide Fire’s SSAR-15 MOD stock and what you get is rapid-fire and outstanding accuracy Moran, Texas (August 2016) – Slide Fire Solutions, a veteran-owned, US designer and manufacturer of patented bump fire technology, is … Continue reading

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COLT Canada Will Replace The Canadian Ranger’s Lee Enfield Rifle.

The the Canadian Department of National Defence (DND) has awarded Colt Canada a $1.5 million contract that will allow Canadian Rangers to evaluate new rifles and leading to a second contract for up to 6,500 rifles. The new rifle is … Continue reading

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COLT DEFENSE IN BANKRUPTCY!

Colt Defense, a legendary part of America’s history, has been manufacturing firearms of exceptional quality and styling for over 100 years. They’ve been a prestigious player in the commercial sector; playing a major role in law enforcement and defense as … Continue reading

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COLT DEFENSE AT SHOT SHOW 2015

Although not new for 2015 Colt’s Sub Compact Weapon (SCW) remains an exciting system for me. The SCW is built on Colt’s patented monolithic upper receiver  that features a Colt’s collapsible folding buttstock. This is an arrangement that provides the … Continue reading

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Colt Is Offering A Sizeable Rebate On 1911 Government Model and Mustang

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COLT Adds The M.A.R.C 901 Carbines To Its Product Lineup

The M.A.R.C. 901 family of rifles draws a portion of its DNA from the highly regarded LE901-16S so it retains the flexibility of accepting any COLT upper receiver group chambered in .223 (5.56×45 NATO) using the optional conversion kit. Colt … Continue reading

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Washington Times Says: “Army quits tests after competing rifle outperforms M4A1 carbine”

The M4 complaints are based on two factors. First is lethality. When the Army moved from the M16 to the M4 they reduced barrel length from 18 inches to 14.5 inches. The decrease in barrel length reduced projectile muzzle velocity, … Continue reading

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Brownell’s AR15 32 Round 9mm Magazine

The 9mm AR15 pattern rifle, or SMG, has a large user base in both the commercial and law enforcement communities. One of the frustrations for owners has been finding alternatives to the Colt manufactured 32 round stick magazines, which are … Continue reading

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SWORD Looks Closer To Prime Time

SWORD, acronym for Sniper (Soldier) Weapon & Observer Reconnaissance Devices will be networkable with the addition of a smart device for display and communications. In its latest rendition, the system will enhance the warfighter’s situational awareness. SWORD is product of … Continue reading

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Texas Gov. Rick Perry Courts Colt Defense LLC

As interesting as Colt’s interpretation of a 7.62 x 39 AR using a standard AK-47 magazine with a standard AR lower receiver is, the real news is seeing Texas Governor Rick Perry courting Colt Defense. As for Colt’s 7.62 x … Continue reading

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SOFIC 2013–Closing Comments and Photo Gallery

This year’s SOFIC conference was an exciting event and every bit as good as prior years. The combined efforts of NDIA and USSOCOM account for that. There was, as always, a wealth of information transferred. If you are a small … Continue reading

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What Companies Are Still In The Running In The Army’s Carbine Competition? – Reader Question

  As of March 2013 the following companies are still in the running: Colt Defense FNH USA Heckler & Koch Remington Adcor Defense Beretta

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Three Connecticut Based Firearm Manufacturers Run Local Ads.

The anti-gun movement, successful or not, will earn its place in U.S. History right next to Watergate, Prohibition and the Repeal of the  First Bank of the United States. All of which serve to prove Galbraith’s “If all else fails, … Continue reading

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COLT’s USMC 1911

I had the opportunity to check out the, new, USMC’s service pistol, the COLT USMC 1911, at SHOT Show 2013. What a dream gun folks! Colt has done a great job with this pistol: seven round magazine, cerakote finish, 5”match … Continue reading

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COLT’s USMC At Media Day

Colt’s USMC rendition of the venerable 1911 shoots every bit as good as it looks.

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SHOT SHOW 2013 – Media Day A Huge Success In Spite Blistering Weather.

SHOT Show’s Media Day is an opportunity for members of the media to put their hands on many of the new offerings and send a little lead down range. This year’s event was plagued by unseasonably low temperatures and a … Continue reading

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Colt Defense LLC Files Another Legal Protest.

Colt Defense, LLC has filed a second legal protest in what is increasingly becoming a fight to delay its M4A1 business from leaving Colt Defense. Colt won its first protest, filed only 6 months ago, when the Army selected Remington … Continue reading

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A Smidgen Of Gun Porn To Get Through The Weekend…

Occupying the number 2 spot on my list of SMG’s is the FN P90.

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Something is Fakakta!

SSD reports from the Fort Benning Maneuver Conference that Colt Defense is now building SAWs (M240). On the flip side FNH is building M16s. This is no schmegegge! Check the pictures out!    

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MARSOC’s Colt M1911A1 OR M45 Close Quarter Battle Pistol

By now it is old news that Marine Corps Systems Command in Quantico, Va. has awarded a $22.5 million contract to Colt Defense for its M1911A1 Rail Guns or M45 Close Quarter Battle Pistol (CQBP). The IQID contract accounts for roughly 4,000 … Continue reading

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Colt Defense LLC Formally Announces Award of Marine Corps M45 Close Quarter Battle Pistol (CQBP) Contract.

WEST HARTFORD, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Colt Defense LLC has been awarded an Indefinite-Delivery/Indefinite-Quantity contract by the U. S. Marine Corps for up to 12,000 M45 Close Quarter Battle Pistols, plus spares and logistical support. The new CQBP is a direct descendant … Continue reading

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MARSOC Adopts Colt 1911 M45 Close Quarter Battle Pistol (CQBP)

Soldier Systems Daily alerted us a few days ago that MARSCOC would be adopting the Colt 1911 as the M45 Close Quarter Battle Pistol (CQBP). We are pleased to report that the alleged rumor is, in fact, correct. Award Details Solicitation: … Continue reading

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Colt Enters Precision Bolt Action Rifle Business.

Just got back from an extraordinary bike ride to find out that Colt Industries has entered the precision bolt action rifle business. The company made the announcement and debuted its new M2012 at this year’s NRA Conference and Exhibit in … Continue reading

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Colt Defense LE901 At MILIPOL 2011

The Colt Defense LE901 is field convertible carbine. The operator, without specialized tools can configure the weapon from a short barreled 5.56 x 45 CQB platform to a full sized rifle in 7.62 x 51 NATO for precision fire support. … Continue reading

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The M4’s Reliability In Question

The M4 carbine traces it origins back to the M16A2 and some of its variants, Colt Defense developed it and has been in production since 1994, and in service since 1997. The M4 is a gas operated, magazine feed selective fire weapon. Its … Continue reading

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