Editors’ Picks 2018: Colt Night Cobra Revolver

posted on April 25, 2018

Colt was one of the biggest stories last year when, for the first time in decades, it got back in the double-action revolver business with the six-shot, 2"-barreled .38 Spl. Cobra. Now the West Hartford, Conn., maker has upgraded its modern snubbie with the Night Cobra. The gun’s stainless steel parts are covered with a black DLC coating, while the hammer is bobbed, making this a double-action-only revolver. The Cobra’s method of front sight attachment—via an Allen screw at the front—allowed for a tritium front sight on the Night Cobra, while the rear remains a notch cut into the topstrap. Upgraded G10 stocks with a little extra room for the pinky give shooters more to hold onto while firing. While not going full Fitz Special with a cut out trigger guard, the Night Cobra will no doubt interest those in the market for a concealed-carry sixgun. colt.com


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