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Terminology: Underlug

I'm not sure where this underlug business really got its start, but I was around when it really got rolling. A term that relates most commonly to DA/SA revolvers, underlug refers to an integral extension of metal that runs along the bottom side of the barrel.

Colt Python

Originally conceived as and designed to be the company's top-of-the-line model, the Colt Python stands the test of time as one of the most memorable revolvers in history.

Colt Python Revolver

As they have been unavailable from the factory for years, the Colt Python revolver's cost a pretty penny now and have been in high demand due to their reemergence in "The Walking Dead." See an exploded view of the Python here.

What’s the Story with Colt?

The famed gunmaker’s financial challenges have been in the news a lot, but the company has one asset its competition eyes with envy—fan loyalty.

GunBroker.com's Top-Selling Guns for Dec. 2015

What firearms are Americans buying? Those listed by GunBroker.com as best-sellers for Dec. 2015—both new and used—have been covered extensively by American Rifleman. Check the list here and learn more about these guns

A Look Back at the Colt Python

From tardy debutant to superstar status, Colt’s most famous snake has had a wild ride.

The Keefe Report: Colt Cobra—A New Factory Double-Action Colt

Finally, the biggest news in new gun introductions is out. Colt is back in the double-action revolver business.

Wiley Clapp: This Colt Python Business

Wiley Clapp was around for the Python's introduction in 1955. In this first of a three-part series, he journeys through the early days of this now legendary Colt revolver and ponders its skyrocketing value.

A Colt's Python Primer

Once a neglected collecting category, Colt’s Python remains one of the hottest tickets today. Here is the half-century history of the “King of the Seven Serpents.”

Wiley Clapp: Enter the Trython

If you missed out on owning an original Colt Python, you might be able to own the next best thing—a "Trython"—part Colt Python and Colt Trooper. Read how Wiley Clapp built these modern hybrid revolvers from classic Colt parts.

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