Ever been watching Platoon and noticed that the carbine carried by Barnes and Elias look a little odd? That’s because they aren’t XM177s. They are something different. Something dictated by filming location. The guns used in the movie are Colt rifles made under license by Elisco in the Philippines. The 653P is essentially the sameContinue reading “The Colt/ELISCO 653-P”
A look at Colt’s failed DA 1911
Hopefully everyone is interested in seeing the progression on my old duty rifle and the final completion.
Excellent guide for old magazines.
I may or may not have more to say about it and the Colt SSP next week.
Dan shared this last night on the facebook page.
It’s a nice look at some of the LMG options Colt made over the years.
It will surprise exactly no one to know I had that same sweatshirt at the time. And the Colt cadet.
It’s hard to believe to me now but its been ten years since the Colt 6940 came out officially for sell.
The little scopes are a neat little piece of AR15 history and they are a lot of fun to shoot with.