Editors’ Picks 2018: Colt Night Cobra Revolver

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posted on April 25, 2018
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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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