Colt

Colt’s Manufacturing: A Classic American Name Lives On

Founded in 1848 by inventor Samuel Colt, Colt’s Manufacturing Company is one of the oldest names in the American Firearms market, with a rich history spanning over a century. Today, Colt is still in operation under the ownership of the CZ Group.

I Have This Old Gun: Colt Commercial Model 1911

Through the years, countless articles have been written heralding the many attributes of the U.S. Model of 1911 pistol. But the focus has mainly been on military versions of this slab-sided warhorse.

Colt Python Review

The Colt Python magnum revolver has returned in all its glory and now features upgraded internals that lend the most famous of “snake guns” a new lease on life.

Video—First Look: Colt 1911 Classic Pistol

Some products are so iconic that even as time and technology progress, demand remains for the tried and trusted classic.

The Keefe Report: Colt’s Mfg. and Foolishness

Colt's Mfg. had to make a very difficult business decision regarding its semi-automatic long guns, and that has been sensationalized to the point that Colt had to respond. Is Colt anti-AR-15? No.

Fear & Loading: Union Sues Colt’s Manufacturing

United Auto Workers Local 376 alleges the company has violated terms of its labor contract by moving work outside of the plant in cost-cutting efforts.

Colt Expands M2012 Rifle Line

In conjunction with Cooper Firearms of Montana, Colt has expanded its M2012 bolt-action rifle line. Two new models-the M2012MT308T and M2012LT308G/M2012LT260G-follow their predecessor in the line, the M2012SA308.

Colt Mustang XSP

Much like the .380 Mustang PocketLite design that preceded it, Colt's Mustang XSP is a small, lightweight and reliable handgun-except, this time, it's sporting a polymer frame.

Inside Colt: A Series Begins

It’s been at least 15 years since I last visited the Colt factory, but it might as well have been a lifetime. Three (or is it four?) presidents came in and outin the interim before a stellar Marine grabbed the reins of Colt and put his spurs into the faltering stallion.

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