Will Colt Re-Introduce Double Action Revolvers in 2014?

Colt Detective Special

Will Colt’s Manufacturing Company (aka Colt) bring back the double action revolver next year?  It sounds like there are serious moves in that direction, and we could see something in 2014. Colt abandoned the double action revolver market during the last decade for a variety of reasons that were never made public.  However, popular speculation […]

Will Colt Abandon Florida Manufacturing Facility?

Colt Florida manufacturing

When Colt’s Manufacturing Company signed a deal in 2011 with Osceola County, FL to open a “regional headquarters and product manufacturing center,” it was reported the company would employ more than 60 people at that site.  But, more than halfway through 2013, the facility still stands empty. According to news reports, Colt’s Manufacturing has yet […]

“Enhanced Reliability” Package from Colt

Colt 1911

We all know that the 1911 platform is a fine weapon, and we also know that they can be picky about the kinds of ammunition they will run.  That is one of the many reasons why more than a few firearms instructors suggest guns other than a 1911 for self-defense purposes. For years, I have […]

Gun Company Troubles

If the media is to be believed, gun companies are all making money hand over fist: Black Friday gun sales set all time records and the re-election of President Obama has sparked impulse buying.  However, there are a few companies that are experiencing some difficulties right now. A fire in mid-November shut down the Dan Wesson […]

Colt Delta Elite: More Information and Photos

Frustratingly, there were few Colt sales people at their SHOT Show exhibit.  So, I didn’t get one for long, and what information I got was not terribly helpful. The re-introduction of the Colt Delta Elite is a special run only.  It is in the 2009 catalog, but only as a special run item.  Colt is […]