Colt News

Entries for March 2014

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WEST HARTFORD, Conn. — Colt Defense LLC (the “Company”) announced today that it will host an investor conference call on Friday, March 21, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time to discuss 2013 year-end financial results.  Interested parties may participate by dialing 1- 877-565-1267 (U.S. and Canada) or 1-706-758-8327 (International), and providing the conference ID number: 17455233. A telephonic replay of the conference call will be available beginning at 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time on Friday, March 21, 2014, and will last through Friday, March 28, 2014.  The replay may be accessed by dialing 1-855-859-2056 (U.S. and Canada) or 1-404-537-3406 (International) and providing the same conference ID number listed above. Prior to the call, the Company will file its 2013 year-end financial results with the SEC on Form 10-K which will be available at www.sec.gov. About Colt Defense LLC Colt is one of the world’s oldest and most renowned designers, developers and ma...

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WEST HARTFORD, Conn. (March 20, 2014) – Colt sponsored shooter Mark Redl walked away with a hearty victory at the USPSA Area 7 March Madness competition. Redl competed in the Single Stack Division and won the match with 677.5372 points. This placed him more than 127 points, or almost 19 percent, higher than the second place competitor in his division. “We are ecstatic that Mark has started off his 2014 competition season with such a strong showing,” said Joyce Rubino, Vice President of Marketing for Colt’s Manufacturing Company. “With his talent and dedication, Mark will surely continue this success in his upcoming events.” Redl shot a Colt Combat Elite® in .45 ACP at the Area 7 match. The Combat Elite is ideal for a combat-style match shooter, with features that include half checkered and half smooth rosewood grips, a Colt upswept beavertail grip safety with palm swell, a National Match® barrel and Novak® sights. Part of the XSE Series...

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WEST HARTFORD, Conn. (March 12, 2014) – Colt’s Manufacturing Company, one of the world’s leading designers, developers and manufacturers of firearms, announces the launch of a new promotion for customers. The “Spring Fever” promotion offers a free Bulldog® rifle case with the purchase of any Colt modern sporting rifle from March 11 through May 31, 2014. The case offered in the promotion is Bulldog’s black Standard Tactical Case with the Rampant Colt and Serpentine Colt logos, along with Colt-branded zippers.  The specialized reverse slant design of the case allows the carbine or rifle to be carried with the scope up. It features extra thick padding and a water-resitant outershell to provide maximum MSR protection. There are four universal magazine pouches and an extra-large accessory pocket that is “High Vis”-lined for improved visibility in low-light conditions. In order to receive the Bulldog rifle case, customers will need t...

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Colt Facebook Page Tops 300,000 Fans

WEST HARTFORD, Conn. (March 6, 2014) – Colt’s Manufacturing Company is proud to announce reaching a major milestone on its Facebook page. This February, the Colt Facebook fan page topped more than 300,000 “likes.” The page was launched in June 2011 to add a new layer of engagement with Colt enthusiasts, sport shooters, outdoorsmen and women, and the next generation of shooters. “We are proud to have reached so many of our Colt fans on Facebook in less than three years,” said Joyce Rubino, Vice President of Marketing for Colt’s Manufacturing. “We sincerely thank everyone who interacts with us online and look forward to continuing to engage with our fans across all social media platforms.” During the past four months, Colt has hosted a number of exciting campaigns on its Facebook page in an effort to further engage current fans and reach new ones. In November, Colt launched its “Giving Thanks” campaign as an opportunity ...

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National and International Competitive Shooter Maggie Reese Joins Team Colt

WEST HARTFORD, Conn. (Feb. 28, 2014) – Colt’s Manufacturing Company, one of the world’s leading designers, developers and manufacturers of firearms, today announced its sponsorship of national and international shooting sports competitor Maggie Reese. Reese has a successful track record in many shooting disciplines, and already has a full schedule ahead with Team Colt in 2014. “We are thrilled to have Maggie join Team Colt,” said Joyce Rubino, Vice President of Marketing for Colt’s Manufacturing. “Maggie is very passionate and enthusiastic about the shooting sports. She is a wonderful role model for other young women who are interested in shooting, and we are proud to have her wearing the Colt name and competing with our firearms.” “I am honored to be sponsored by Colt, a company with such a rich history and a strong reputation for quality in the industry,” said Reese. “A 1911 is the first gun I ever owned, so it i...