Colt Python

New For 2022: Colt 3" Python

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

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.

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.”

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.

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.

A Look Back at the Colt Python

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

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