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Editor's Choice: Colt Python 3"

The Hartford, Conn., company revived interest in the classic “snake” gun in 2020 by bringing it back in 6"- and 8"-barreled versions. Now it is available in 3" and 4.25" versions as well.

New For 2022: Colt 3" Python

New for this year, Colt re-introduces the shorted version of the Python made with a 3" barrel.

New for 2021: Colt Anaconda

Colt expanded its "Snake Gun" lineup again in 2021 with the re-release of the iconic Colt Anaconda.

Colt Python Earns Top-Selling Revolver Slot in 2020

The top-selling revolver sold on GunBroker.com in 2020 was the recently re-launched Colt Python, a highly anticipated reintroduction of an iconic design.

The Keefe Report: Colt Addresses Python Problems

Following reports from a few consumers on their Colt Pythons, Colt performed an investigation and discovered issues that needed addressing. Here's the take from American Rifleman Editor-in-Chief Mark Keefe.

5 New Revolvers Seen At SHOT Show 2020

Revolvers are rolling at SHOT Show 2020, and American Rifleman contributors scoured the show floor for the latest and greatest for our roundup.

Top-Selling Revolvers for September 2018

Gun Genius has listed the top-selling revolvers for September 2018.

Wiley Clapp: The Trythons Tried

Wiley Clapp culminates his Trython experiment by—what else—shooting them.

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.

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.”

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