Shawn asked me to do a data dump on the Colt 901 for Part 2 of the series. Initial Modular Rifle PatentsPaul Hochstrate, Laurance Robbins, and Arthur F. Daigle Colt engineers first filed a patent application for their Modular Rifle design in June 2004. “…(M)agazine well 46 may be replaceable and removable such that magazine well 46 may beContinue reading “10 Years with the Colt 901 (Part 2)”
Part 1 in a series on the Colt 901 and it’s past 10 years
Why Colt never introduced the M1971/SSP design will forever remain a mystery. They could have been ahead of the curve on the Wondernine craze, and they even had a .38 Super and a .45 ACP variant. I can’t help but think that if the Colt SSP and the S&W M59 had been competing head toContinue reading “Colt SSP – The Prancing Pony that Could Have Been”
Brent recently got a special variant of the 901 configured as a sniper rifle for some Kalifornia PD. You can see about it in his video below and then sub to his youtube channel.
Brent, who also writes here on the site has a new youtube channel up for his website, the Colt AR15 Resource. Go sub to him and watch a few of his excellent videos. https://youtube.com/channel/UCyp1pJtv9PdgzJDjYB_EVSw
A look at the Colt .22 rimfire conversion kit.
Larry Vickers briefly discusses and demonstrates the Colt M4A1 Carbine
The Colt Model 601 shown in these images was apparently at Lackland Air Force base.
Colt AR-15 Evolution display at the 2017 Colt Collectors Convention in St. Louis, MO.
This memorandum dated May 2nd, 1933 was scanned and posted by the Archival Research Group on their Facebook page on October 28th, 2019.