The first new double-action sixgun in decades from Colt’s Mfg.—the Cobra—is a .38 Spl. snubbie that will have a new generation appreciating revolvers from Hartford. This worthy successor handles well and comes from the company that invented the wheelgun.
Two new M1911s—the Competition Pistol and the revamped Lightweight Commander—prove that Colt is back on track.
Every Thursday we'll share an article from the American Rifleman archives. In this article from June 1990, the author reports that It was the Bureau's ammunition performance testing that set the stage for the switch from revolvers to double-action semi-autos for the federal lawman.
Every Thursday we'll share an article from the American Rifleman archives. In this article from September 1991, the .40 S&W cartridge was a year old. Winchester had a brief monopoly on the hottest new defense and police cartridge, but now many different makers are supplying...