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Colt 1918 Self Loading Rifle

At the Colt booth in Shot Show 2015 there is a display of a Colt SLR. The SLR is made by Ohio Ordnance Works under license by Colt. The SLR is semi-automatic version of the Colt BAR. The SLR comes in a Italian leather-bound display case. Two 20 rd mags, Leather sling [Read More…]

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Revolver Showdown

Jerry Miculek compares a S&W L-Frame against a Colt Python and a Ruger Speed Six. He admits it to us that he is a little biased since he has been shooting for S&W for the past 25 years. After the test firing he does a table top talk and breaks down the features [Read More…]

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Colt SWORD: Bringing Guns, Android Phones and Drones Together

The Colt SWORD (Sniper Weapon & Observer Reconnaissance Devices) Technology Demonstrator connects a variety of COTS (Commercial Off-The-Shelf) and MOTS (Military Off-The-Shelf) components together into a deployable package. The system is hard to describe in a single [Read More…]

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Colt’s Phantom Factory In Florida

Those of you with great memories will recall that Colt announced in 2011 that they were opening a factory in Florida. Richard Johnson has been investigating what became of this factory … According to news reports, Colt’s Manufacturing has yet to take possession [Read More…]

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Colt M16A2 Commando KABOOM

TFB’s resident South American gun expert Ronaldo Olive sent us these photos of a Colt M16A2 Commando (Model RO735B) owned by the  Polícia Militar do Estado do Rio de Janeiro (the Rio de Janeiro State Military Police). The upper receiver has been blown apart, the [Read More…]

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Colt Competition AR’s

Colt has released a new caliber of AR in their precision Competition Rifle name. The photos here are of the .308 caliber model that was at Media Day on Monday. The trigger was crisp and short, as we’d expect from a competition rifle trigger. On all models the [Read More…]

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On Warranties and DIY Repairs

Below is an email a reader sent to me (reproduced with his permission) … A while back I purchased a new agent. The firearm would not feed a mag without jamming. The gun shop told me it needs a break in period so I shot about a 1000 rounds with the gun jamming on [Read More…]

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New Colt LE6920MP-R

The new Colt LE6920MP-R combines Magpul furniture with a Troy rail system. From the press release .. Like its predecessor, this rifle comes standard equipped with many of Magpul’s most popular firearm accessories. The added benefit of the LE6920MP-R is the addition of [Read More…]

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Colt M2012 Competition Rifle

Kit Up has info on the new rifle. The MSRP is $3,800! It should not be confused with the M2010 Enhanced Sniper Rifle, which is manufactured by Remington. [ Many thanks to Joe for emailing us the link. ]

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Colt M4 Carbine LESOCOM

It took almost two decades, but Colt Defense is finally offering a consumer-legal M4 Carbine. The Colt LESOCOM is very close to the M4A1 that Colt manufactures for the military. The main difference is the longer 16″ barrel and the semi-automatic-only fire control. [Read More…]