NRA Gun of the Week: Colt's King Cobra Revolver

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posted on November 30, 2019
Take a look at the first new .357 Mag. revolver from Colt to be released in the last two decades—the Colt King Cobra. This double-action revolver features a redesigned stainless steel frame, an enlarged trigger guard, typical Colt-style cylinder latch, and is contoured to accept Hogue Monogrips. The gun’s 3” barrel sports a full underlug with a removable brass bead front sight topside. Additionally, a six-round fluted cylinder comes standard. To learn more, watch our NRA Gun of the Week video hosted by American Rifleman’s Mark Keefe.

Manufacturer
: Colt’s Mfg, Co., LLC.
Model: King Cobra
Action Type: double-action center-fire revolver
Chambering: .357 Mag.
Frame: stainless steel
Barrel: 3.125”
Cylinder: six-round
Sights: square-notch rear, brass bead front
Trigger: double-action 8-lb., 12-oz. pull; single-action 3-lb., 4-oz. pull
Stocks: Hogue rubber
Finish: brushed
Weight: 28 ozs.
MSRP: $899

Additional Reading:
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A Colt's Python Primer
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A Very Special Colt Woodsman
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SHOT Show 2019: Colt King Cobra


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I Have This Old Gun - Colt Model 1895 "Potato Digger"


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