Colt’s Manufacturing Company (Colt) announced several new additions to its Competition Pistol line of 1911-style handguns. One is a blued finish pistol chambered in .38 Super while three additional models are in stainless steel.
With major manufacturers like Ruger and Smith & Wesson driving the price of entry-level AR rifles down, Colt will respond in 2016 with a new rifle called the Expanse M4. The new rifle is a basic AR-15 that comes in with a suggested retail price of $699. The new rifle is a direct impingement gun […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]