Today we are going to look at a 1911 that belongs to a friend of mine. Made in 1993 this is the Combat Elite with the adjustable sights. He had bought this gun from a fellow around 1999 if my memory serves and carried it as his EDC until fairly recently. His ’93 Combat EliteContinue reading “1993 Colt Combat Elite”
Not much to look at just another run of the mill Government Model circa 1912. The single shot conversion kit on it was offered by A.F. Stoeger in their 1930 and 1931 catalogs
September 1984 SWAT magazine review of the new Colt AR-15A2 rifle.
In this post we take a look at the November 2021 print advertisement for the Colt 2021 model of the Anaconda pistol. Also in this post are a couple of images of the 6-inch and 8-inch variations.
Today we have this beaut from Karl. This is the python Elite. This was a custom shop only offering towards the last few years the original Python was sold.
From the “I wish I could be that lucky “pile. A guy I know stopped by the house Sunday to show me this new pistol he just bought from an old woman for 20 bucks and ask me how much I thought it was worth. Never fired.
For Missed Opportunity Monday, we have yet another abandoned Colt design: the .40 caliber Law Enforcement Pistol. It also served as the platform for their Smart Gun tech. Here are some of the Smart Gun patents, which show bits of the pistol’s design as well. While the exterior profile looks a bit like the “AllContinue reading “Colt Law Enforcement Pistol”
In 1981, Ross Seyfried was the last man to win the IPSC World Shoot using a non-compensated pistol in open competition. While that feat was accomplished with a Pachmayr Combat Special built on a full-sized Colt Government Model, Seyfried cut his teeth in IPSC shooting with today’s featured pistol. This is the pistol he usedContinue reading “Ross Seyfried’s Swenson Combat Commander”
Or is it more of a “throw it back” Thursday? Today’s Colt prototype is undated, but it has a strong Charter Arms vibe. Perhaps Douglas S. McClenahan designed it while he was at Colt, years before he formed Charter Arms in 1964? However, part of me suspects it was built in the 1970s when ColtContinue reading “Throwback Thursday – Another Colt Prototype for the Glue Factory”
In Part 3 of the ’10 Years with the Colt 901′ series, I’m going to take us on a journey looking at the variations of the Colt SP901, LE901 and we will end with the Modular AR Carbine (M.A.R.C.) 901 variations.