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Colt, in conjunction with Cooper Firearms of Montana, is expanding the M2012 bolt action rifle family with the introduction of two new models. The M2012MT308T and M2012LT308G/M2012LT260G follow their predecessor in the line, the M2012SA308. All M2012 models feature a custom fluted, match grade barrel and a single stage, adjustable Timney trigger. A signed, serial numbered and dated test target is included with each rifle as a testament to its accuracy. “The durability and accuracy provided by the M2012 bolt action rifle family is outstanding,” said Joyce Rubino, Vice President of Marketing for Colt. “These new ‘crossover’ rifles transition easily from target shooting at the range to long-range hunting in the field.” The M2012MT308T, offered in .308 Winchester, is designed with the shooter’s comfort in mind, making it ideal for long sessions at the range. It’s ruggedness and accuracy also make it a great choice for experienced hunt...

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West Hartford, Conn.  - Colt Defense LLC, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of rifles and carbines for the military, law enforcement and sporting markets, has acquired New Colt Holding Corp., the parent company of Colt’s Manufacturing Company LLC, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of firearms for the civilian and sporting markets.  For the first time since their separation in 2003, a single company will now develop, manufacture and sell firearms under the Colt name for all markets. About Colt: Colt is one of the world’s leading designers, developers and manufacturers of firearms. The company has supplied military, law enforcement and individual customers in the United States and throughout the world for more than 175 years. Our subsidiary, Colt Canada Corporation, is the Canadian government’s Center of Excellence for small arms and is the Canadian military’s sole supplier of the C7 rifle and C8 carbine. Colt operates its man...

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COLT’S MANUFACTURING AND BLACK HILLS AMMUNITION PARTNER TO OFFER SPECIALIZED COLT AMMUNITION Ammunitions Specifically Designed to Perform in Colt Rifles   WEST HARTFORD, Conn. – Colt’s Manufacturing Company LLC, one of the world's leading designers, developers and manufacturers of firearms, has teamed up with Black Hills Ammunition to bring to market Colt-branded ammunition that is specifically tuned for Colt tactical and competition rifles. “We are thrilled to offer Colt customers ammunition that matches the high-quality of Colt rifles,” said Joyce Rubino, Vice President of Marketing for Colt’s Manufacturing. “The bar was set very high in the development and manufacturing process with Black Hills, and it really shows in the performance of the ammunition.” During the development process, this line of Colt ammo was ballistically tested in Colt rifles with a requirement of consistent five-shot MOA groups at 500 yards (5 shot gr...

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COLT’S MANUFACTURING COMPANY EXPANDS THE MUSTANG FAMILY The Mustang XSP is the Newest Offering in Popular Line of Pocket Pistols   WEST HARTFORD, Conn. – Colt’s Manufacturing Company LLC, one of the world's leading designers, developers and manufacturers of firearms, is proud to introduce the newest member of the Colt Mustang family, the polymer framed Mustang XSP. Like its predecessors, the classic Colt Mustang and Mustang Pocketlite, the XSP is sure to become a popular option for concealed carry. “The Mustang and Mustang Pocketlite have been favorites of our customers for years. We are excited to build on those very successful products and evolve them even further to meet ever growing customer needs,” said Joyce Rubino, Vice President of Marketing for Colt’s Manufacturing. “The new XSP takes the best of its predecessor models and adds features that will make it appealing to an even wider customer base.” Taking advantage of t...

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COLT’S MANUFACTURING SPONSORED SHOOTER CLINT UPCHURCH CONTINUES SUCCESSFUL SEASON IN COMPETITIVE 3-GUN SHOOTING FIELD Upchurch Gears Up for June Matches Following Strong Finishes in April and May Competitions   WEST HARTFORD, Conn. – Colt’s Manufacturing Company LLC is proud to recognize its sponsored shooter, Clint Upchurch, for his outstanding performances in this year’s 3-Gun competitions. Upchurch has placed in the top 10 in all of his individual and team events this year, including the 2013 3-Gun Pro Series Tour, the Colt 3-Man 3-Gun Championship and the Bushmaster Tarheel 3-Gun. At Event #1 and Event #2 of the 2013 3-Gun Pro Series Tour, Upchurch placed sixth and ninth, respectively. “The sport of 3-Gun has grown exponentially just in the two years that we have sponsored Clint,” said Joyce Rubino, Vice President of Marketing for Colt’s Manufacturing Company. “The competition is stiff, with scores that are just fractions...

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The Governing Board of Colt’s Manufacturing Company LLC announces the appointment of Dennis Veilleux as President and Chief Executive Officer. Veilleux brings a broad and extensive knowledge of firearms manufacturing and a proven record of success at Colt.  Veilleux succeeds retired Lt. Gen. William M. Keys, USMC, who will continue to provide Colt the benefit of his wealth of experience and sound business judgment as President and Chief Executive Officer Emeritus and as a member of the Board. General Keys’ leadership throughout his tenure is credited with returning Colt’s Manufacturing Company to prominence as the worldwide leader in small arms manufacturing. His commitment to quality and excellence is well known throughout the industry.  With the introduction of new products, streamlined manufacturing processes and a keen awareness of demanding needs of the customer base, General Keys has positioned Colt’s Manufacturing for continued growth and...

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Colt’s Manufacturing Company LLC has partnered with well-known optics manufacturer Leupold & Stevens to assemble a co-branded riflescope line specifically optimized for Colt firearms and the AR platform.  “We are very proud to be partnering with America’s optics authority Leupold and Stevens, Inc.,” said Joyce Rubino, Vice President of Marketing for Colt’s Manufacturing.  “We look forward to offering our customers a performance-based line of riflescopes.” Anchored on the foundation of Leopold’s VX-R format, Colt brings two premium scopes to the marketplace in 1.25-4 X 20mm VX-R Patrol and 4-12X50mm VX-R with Fire Dot reticle for critical aim on optics attributes that Colt firearm shooters demand.   At the apex is a fast focus European Eye Piece, Leupold CDS custom ballistic dials and exclusive Firedot® powered fiber optic reticle specifically designated for each riflescope’s intended use.   All VX...

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Colt’s Manufacturing Company LLC and LaserMax are partnering to present the CenterFire laser for the Colt Mustang. The CenterFire laser mounts directly and seamlessly to the trigger guard on the Mustang, without the necessity of changing any parts or altering the pistol in any way. “Accuracy and reliability are two of our highest priorities when it comes to the design and manufacturing of the Colt Mustang,” said Joyce Rubino, Colt’s Vice President of Marketing, “The addition of the LaserMax CenterFire laser serves to enhance these qualities on one of our most popular concealed carry handguns.” The user can install the CenterFire unit on the Colt Mustang in minutes. The constant red laser beam sits just under the bore, providing the highest level of accuracy while also preventing the shooter’s finger from blocking the beam. Controlled Activation allows for ambidextrous use, including an on/off switch that turns the beam on only when neede...

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Gunblast.com reviews the 10mm Colt Delta Elite.  The Colt Delta Elite 10mm 1911 pistol is a pistol that would serve very well as a hunting pistol for medium-sized game such as deer and hogs, and could also serve for protection from large carnivores such as bear. The Delta Elite is also a good choice for a fighting handgun, combining all the fine qualities of the legendary 45 ACP 1911 with a more powerful, modern handgun cartridge.  Click here to read the full review!

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Next week on Gun Talk Television, the Gun Talk crew and friends go on a tactical nighttime hog hunt in Texas using night-vision, thermal imaging, lasers and suppressors to try and put a small dent in the feral hog population.   In this episode, Ryan Gresham is joined by Colt Manufacturing’s Mike Guerra and Dave Wilcox, Crimson Trace’s Iain Harrison, and I2 Technologies’ Peter Lesbo, as they employ high-tech gear to hunt wild hogs with TexHunts Outfitters Derek Lepke. For a preview of this week’s episode, visit http://www.youtube.com/GunTalkTV.   Gun Talk Television airs on the Pursuit Channel on Mondays at 1:00 p.m. Eastern, Wednesdays at 6:30 a.m. ET and Fridays at 8:30 a.m. ET and 9:30 p.m. ET; the Sportsman Channel on Mondays at 10:30 p.m. ET, Tuesdays at 1:30 a.m. ET and Wednesdays at 3:00 p.m. ET; and internationally on WILD TV on Mondays at 6:30 a.m. ET, Tuesdays at 9:30 p.m. ET, and Fridays at 4:00 p.m. ET. Check your local listings for chan...

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COLT’S MANUFACTURING GEARS UP FOR SECOND STAGE OF COLT 3-MAN 3-GUN CHAMPIONSHIP Colt-Sponsored Shooter Clint Upchurch is Part of Team Currently in the Lead as Event Heads to Peacemaker National Training Center WEST HARTFORD, Conn. – Colt’s Manufacturing Company LLC, which is supporting the 2012 3-Man 3-Gun Championship as this year’s title sponsor, is preparing for the second and final round of competition. The 3-Man 3-Gun Championship runs in a two-match format, with teams of three competing against each other in a 3-gun shooting competition. More than 55 teams from across the United States participated in the first round of competition held on May 20 at the Topton Fish & Game Association in Topton, Penn. The final stage of competition will take place on July 14 and 15 at the Peacemaker National Training Center in West Virginia, which is also sponsored by Colt’s Manufacturing.  “This competitive event challenges 3-Gun shooters both p...

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Colt’s Manufacturing, one of the world’s leading designers, developers and manufacturers of firearms, sponsored a popular shooting event and presented a donation to the National Rifle Association (NRA) at this year’s MidwayUSA & NRA Bianchi Cup. The 34th Annual Bianchi Cup took place May 23 – May 26 in Columbia, Mo. The Colt Speed Shooting Event was the grand finale of the Bianchi Cup weekend. The event provided an arena for shooters to demonstrate their speed by shooting five steel plates in the shortest time possible. Not every shooter is awarded the opportunity to compete in this match. Only the top four finishers in the Open, Metallic and Production divisions were honored with a slot to participate, along with the top four female shooters and two shooters from the Junior and Senior divisions. For the second year in a row, the Colt Speed Shooting Champion was Doug Koenig. The Colt Speed Event brought together sponsors, media representatives, celebritie...

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Colt’s Manufacturing Company LLC, in conjunction with Junior Shooters magazine, is proud to announce its sponsorship of Cody Leeper, the top-ranked junior shooter in the 2012 3-Gun Nation Series. As a Colt-sponsored 3-Gun shooter, Leeper will be shooting a version of the all-new Colt Competition CR PRO rifle. The new CR PRO, a licensed product of Bold Ideas, LLC, a leading designer of competition firearms, has many features 3-gun competitors demand, including an 18” stainless 1/8 twist barrel, 3.5 pound trigger, floated hand guard and Surefire® muzzle brake. In the two short years that 17-year-old Leeper has been participating in 3-Gun competitions, he has managed to make a name for himself in 3-Gun community by earning some of the sport’s highest honors. In 2011, Leeper earned the title of 3-Gun National Junior Champion. Leeper is the only junior shooter to qualify for the 3-Gun Pro Series, and he currently holds the top-ranked junior position in the 2012 3-Gun...

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Read the review of the Colt 1911 Rail Gun from Policeone.com: Colt: The Legend Lives on…in the 1911 Rail Gun

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"Colt XSE Comander Lives up to its Legacy"  Read the full review from Officer.com by clicking the link below: Colt XSE Commander Lives Up  to Its Legacy

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Watch the Colt Gatling Gun in action - live!  Click the link below: http://youtu.be/Jk_i9A-UjuA

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WEST HARTFORD, Conn. – UAW Amalgamated Local 376 and management at both Colt’s Manufacturing Company and Colt Defense came to agreement on a new two-year labor contract. The new contract will replace one that, with extensions, had been in effect for five years at the shared New Park Avenue manufacturing facility. Terms of the new contract were not disclosed.  Meeting since February to negotiate new contract terms, the management negotiating committees of both companies presented their last, best and final offers to the union shortly before the existing contract expired at midnight on Saturday. Yesterday morning, the union negotiating committee summoned its membership to a meeting and recommended ratification and approval of the new contract, which the membership voted to accept.  These measures averted the possibility of labor action, allowing over 400 workers to return to work today after a weekend of uncertainty. Approximately one third of the workers are em...

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Art of the Gun: Magnificent Colts Published The Art of the Gun series. Coauthored by Robert M. Lee, R.L. Wilson and Guy M. Wilson.  A landmark in the literature of firearms history and collecting, this extraordinary new book series will showcase some of the rarest and most beautiful sporting guns ever made. No object in history can rival the best quality gun in its multiple status as symbol of freedom, captivating mechanical marvel, tool of history, favorite for presentation, treasured equipment of sport, and masterful object of decorative art. Over several decades, Robert M. Lee has collected these treasures, spanning from the Renaissance to modern times. The Art of the Gun celebrates these masterpieces in words and pictures – all of them in glowing color, with the arms in actual size. For more information:  http://www.yellowstonepress.com/art-of-the-gun-magnificent-colts/

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Colt’s Manufacturing Company LLC is proud to recognize Colt-sponsored shooter, Mark Redl, as he enters the 2012 competitive shooting season. Following a successful 2011 season using the Colt® Combat Elite® pistol, Redl is looking to continue competing at a high level in the International Defensive Pistol Association (IDPA) and is seeking Master Classification in the U.S. Practical Shooting Association (USPSA).   Redl, a Master Class shooter in the Custom Defensive Pistol (CDP) category of the IDPA, will attempt to obtain Master Classification in the single-stack division of the USPSA this year. “Mark finished very well in both Associations last season and we are confident he will continue that success this year,” said Joyce Rubino, “He has Colt’s full support as he vies to achieve Master Classification in the USPSA.”   To kick off the 2012 season, Redl will compete at the U.S. Steel Nationals, March 30 through April 1 in Titus...

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COLT’S DONATED CUSTOM WILEY CLAPP COMMANDER BRINGS $7,025 AT AUCTION TO BENEFIT USA SHOOTING TEAM   WEST HARTFORD, Conn. – Colt’s Manufacturing Company LLC assisted in raising $7,025 for the USA Shooting Team through the donation of a custom Wiley Clapp Colt Commander® pistol. The auction, hosted by GunBroker.com, opened with a starting bid of one penny on January 17 and closed the evening of February 5, with more than 22,000 views and 75 bids. “We are very supportive of the competitive shooting sports,” said Joyce Rubino, Vice President of Marketing for Colt, “As an American brand, Colt wanted to make a contribution to the USA Shooting Team as they represent our country in the upcoming summer Olympics.” The pistol donated by Colt is a Series 70™ Lightweight Commander chambered in .45 ACP with design features by Wiley Clapp and numerous customizations by premier metalsmith, Pete Single. This unique gun is designated with a...

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COLT’S MANUFACTURING INTRODUCES GOLD CUP NATIONAL MATCH Newest Pistol In Gold Cup Series Is Currently Shipping To Distributors   WEST HARTFORD, Conn. – Colt’s Manufacturing Company LLC, celebrating its 175th anniversary this year, is proud to announce the new Colt® Gold Cup® National Match®; currently shipping to distributors across the United States. This match-grade target pistol is the newest to come from Colt’s timeless Gold Cup Series of competition firearms. With Colt’s inherent use of high quality materials, superior manufacturing processes and storied pistol expertise, the Gold Cup National Match is sure to provide top shot performance. “Beginning in the 1930s, Colt’s National Match pistols have set the standard by which all target pistols are judged,” said Joyce Rubino, Vice President of Marketing, Colt’s Manufacturing Company, “Because this line of guns is designed with match shooters in mind,...

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COLT ANNOUNCES FACEBOOK CONTEST WINNER Adam Kauffmann of Tennessee Awarded Colt 1911 and MidwayUSA Prize Package WEST HARTFORD, Conn. – Colt’s Manufacturing Company LLC, celebrating its 175th anniversary this year, is proud to announce Adam Kauffmann of Pleasant View, Tenn., as the winner of Colt’s latest contest on Facebook. As the one winner out of more than 18,800 entrants, Kauffman will take home a Colt 1991 Series Government Model® pistol, as well as an elaborate prize package from MidwayUSA.   “Giving away this pistol to someone so ecstatic to win it was a great way to end the 1911’s 100th Anniversary year,” said Joyce Rubino, Vice President of Marketing for Colt’s Manufacturing LLC, who personally called Kauffmann to inform him that he had won the contest. “The first thing I thought was, ‘This is some kind of scam,’ but once she started explaining how to send in my FFL, I realized I had really won,&rdqu...

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COLT PARTNERS WITH MIDWAYUSA TO OFFER FACEBOOK FANS A CHANCE TO WIN A COLT 1911 AND A MIDWAYUSA PRIZE PACKAGE WEST HARTFORD, Conn. – Colt’s Manufacturing Company LLC, celebrating its 175th anniversary this year, is proud to announce a contest on Facebook in which fans can enter to win a 1911 series Colt 1991 Government Model, as well as a MidwayUSA prize package.    Following the success of the Colt 6920 rifle giveaway on Facebook earlier this fall, this new contest opened on Nov. 1 and will continue through Dec. 16, 2011. In order to enter the sweepstakes, visitors to the Colt Firearms Facebook page must “like” the page, click the Colt Promotions tab and fill out a short form.   “Throughout the rifle contest, many fans on Facebook told us they wanted a chance to win a 1911,” said Joyce Rubino, Vice President of Marketing for Colt’s Manufacturing Company LLC. “What better way to celebrate this gun’s 100th...

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COLT INTRODUCES .380 MUSTANG® POCKETLITE PISTOL A CLASSIC BACKUP GETS EVEN BETTER WEST HARTFORD, Conn. – Colt’s Manufacturing Company LLC, celebrating its 175th anniversary this year, is proud to introduce a new and improved version of the classic Colt Mustang. The new Colt .380 Mustang Pocketlite is small, lightweight and boasts enhanced durability, reliability and accuracy, making it an ideal handgun for personal protection. The precise machining process, use of high quality materials and improvements in design make Colt’s new .380 Mustang Pocketlite one of the most consistent and reliable firearms on the market. The aluminum alloy receiver, stainless steel slide and barrel are CNC machined from solid bar stock for precise tolerances. “Machining solid stock is certainly a more involved manufacturing process,” said Joyce Rubino, Vice President of Marketing, Colt’s Manufacturing Company, “But it is that process, combined with our engin...

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COLT SPONSORS 3-GUN SHOOTER CLINT UPCHURCH, FINISHES FIRST IN OPEN DIVISION OF OZARK 3-GUN CHAMPIONSHIPS WEST HARTFORD, Conn. – Colt’s Manufacturing Company LLC, celebrating its 175th anniversary this year, is proud to announce its sponsorship of 3-gun shooter Clint Upchurch and his recent first place finish in the Open Division of the Ozark 3-Gun Championships.    As a Colt-sponsored 3-gun shooter, Upchurch has the privilege of shooting a version of the all-new Colt CR PRO Competition rifle.  The new Colt CR PRO Competition rifle, licensed by BI, LLC, a leading designer of competition firearms, has many of the coveted features 3-gun competitors demand.  Rifle features include an 18” stainless 1/8 twist barrel, 3.5 pound trigger, floated hand guard and Surefire brake, among others.   “Clint Upchuch is one of the most accomplished 3-gun competitors in the field and we are thrilled that he was able to finish first in his very first...

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Colt’s Manufacturing Company has in the past few months re-introduced some legendary firearms from their past.  Now, Colt has just introduced the latest in the celebrated Gold Cup line of match-grade target pistols with their Gold Cup National Match.  (read more...)

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One-Per-State Colt 1911 "Heritage Edition" Benefits Hunting Heritage Trust A limited edition of one-per-state "Heritage Edition" Colt 1911 pistols, featuring custom engraving and highly collectible serial numbers, is currently being auctioned on GunBroker.com with proceeds to benefit the Hunting Heritage Trust.  Read more...

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Panteao Productions introduces a new DVD in the Panteao Documentary series of videos called "Colt Model of 1911 - 100 Years of Service".  Read more...

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WEST HARTFORD, Conn. - Colt Defense LLC, one of the world's leading designers, developers, and manufacturers of rifles and carbines, is pleased to announce the donation of a custom Colt M1911 pistol, as well as two Colt LE6920MP rifles, to the Dan Wheldon Memorial Auction.  Read more....

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Colt brings the M4 to California!  Click here to read the entire article.

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Colt’s Manufacturing Company is pleased to announce that the company will continue its progressive momentum by opening a new facility in Kissimmee, Florida.  The new 16,000 square foot facility will allow Colt’s Manufacturing Company to expand into new markets and business lines in parallel with the company’s existing 100,000 square foot facility in Connecticut.  Specific information on facility renovations and employee requirements will be determined over the course of the next several months.

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Colt Mustang PocketLite 380 Semi-Auto Pocket Pistol reviewed by Gunblast.com <<read more>>

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The National Shooting Sports Foundation is conducting a handgun owner survey. Complete the survey for a chance to win a $500 Cabela's gift card.  <<click here to read more>>

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On July 23, 2011, the Autry unveiled a new exhibition in the Greg Martin Colt Gallery that explores the history of Samuel Colt’s revolutionary revolver in the American West. The exhibition looks at the impact the Colt revolver had on the American frontier and the contemporary West, with a special section devoted to the Colt Single Action Army Model Revolver, “the handgun that won the West.” <read more>

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Colt introduces a classic remake of the 1877 Gatling Gun - a museum quality piece!  <read more>

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Colt is one of the world’s leading designers and manufactures of firearms.  At our Colt factory, we are experts at handling spent rounds, given the large amounts of ammunition we use daily at our test firing ranges.  We designed, developed and tested bullet collection equipment that has enabled us to conceive of cost effective and highly efficient modular and portable bullet trap systems – the Colt RapidRange.  Click for more Information!

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Colt’s Manufacturing Company LLC, celebrating its 175th anniversary this year, is proud to announce its sponsorship of 3-gun shooter Clint Upchurch and his recent first place finish in the Open Division of the Ozark 3-Gun Championships.   As a Colt-sponsored 3-gun shooter, Upchurch has the privilege of shooting a version of the all-new Colt CR PRO Competition rifle.  The new Colt CR PRO Competition rifle, licensed by BI, LLC, a leading designer of competition firearms, has many of the coveted features 3-gun competitors demand.  Rifle features include an 18” stainless 1/8 twist barrel, 3.5 pound trigger, floated hand guard and Surefire brake, among others.  “Clint Upchuch is one of the most accomplished 3-gun competitors in the field and we are thrilled that he was able to finish first in his very first competition as a Colt 3-gun shooter,” said Joyce Rubino, vice president, Colt’s Manufacturing Company.  “Our engineer...

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The Colt New Frontier single action sixgun was reviewed by Gunblast.com.  "I recently received a New Frontier for review, and was expecting the sixgun to be every bit as good as the original, and I was not disappointed." said Jeff Quinn (Gunblast.com)   Get all of the details here! (Read more....)

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 NEW NRA LIFE OF DUTY PROGRAM HONORS AND ASSISTS THOSE WHO PUT THEMSELVES IN HARM’S WAY:  NRA recently announced the launch of a bold program created exclusively for America’s military and law enforcement personnel. Called “NRA Life of Duty,” the initiative encompasses a new class of sponsored NRA membership, a state-of-the-art on-line network and a digital magazine—designed for those who make their living defending the American way of life.  Colt’s Manufacturing has provided its support to the “Warrior Features” of the magazine.(Read more....)

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Colt announces the .380 Mustang - When Less Is More! The Colt .380 Mustang is new and improved for better accuracy, tighter tolerances and enhanced durability.  Click to view the announcement flyer!

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The NRA National Action Pistol Championship, also known as the MidwayUSA & NRA Bianchi Cup, returns to Green Valley Rifle & Pistol Club outside Columbia, Missouri, from May 25-28, 2011.  Colt returns to sponsor both the Speed and Celebrity Pro-Am Speed Event.

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The Colt New Frontier Revolver is now available - watch the video here!

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Watch the video on the Colt 1911 Double Action Only pistol - click here!

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The new Colt Mustang .380 Pistol - smaller and better!  Click here to see the video.

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The Colt New Agent adds Crimson Laser Grips - click here to watch the video!

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Colt’s Manufacturing is pleased to announce that AR-15® parts are now available through our online store.  Order the same upper receiver assembly off of our new Sporter line of carbines or a new bolt carrier group for your rifle.  Our inventory is just beginning to grow, so check back often for all your parts needs.  (Click here to see Rifle parts)

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Las Vegas, NV-Powered by more than 318,484 "views" on GunBroker.com, the 2011 Shot Show auction of historic Model 1911 handguns generated a record-breaking $107,550 in support of America's hunting and shooting sports heritage. Coordinated by the Hunting Heritage Trust in conjunction with the NSSF, the 2011 SHOT Show auction featured a historic factory-engraved Colt 1911 and an equally historic cased-pair of Browning 1911s. (Click here for more....)

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The President and CEO of Colt brings a world of experience and military history to America’s iconic firearms company.  No better leader fi lls this position and his track record speaks for itself.  Meet Lt. General William M. Keys. By KEN AMOROSANO (Click here to read article)

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Special Anniversary Colt 1911 Named a 2011 SHOT Show Gun A specially engraved Colt 1911 celebrating the 100th anniversary of that acclaimed side arm and featuring the Serial Number 1911COLT2011 is featured as a 2011 SHOT Show auction gun.   Typically, a milestone firearm such as this 100th Anniversary 1911 ends up locked away in a museum, a company vault or in a company executive’s private collection. Thanks to Colt and NSSF, however, this highly collectible handgun is being made available to Colt enthusiasts worldwide through auction on GunBroker.com. The auction opened for bidding on Dec. 17 and will close at 1 p.m. on Jan. 21. A special auction of two Browning firearms, including a new Model 1911-22 featuring Serial No. 1911 and a new Model Browning that will be announced on GunBroker.com on Jan. 1, will also be featured as SHOT Show auction guns. The SHOT Show auction is administered by the Hunting Heritage Trust for NSSF.

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"Win a Classic Colt" Sweepstakes.  Visit www.coltsmfg.com between December 1, 2010 and March 15, 2011 and enter to win a classic Colt® Single Action Army® revolver.  One Grand Prize will be awarded.  No purchase is necessary to win.  Got to www.coltsmfg.com/winaclassiccolt to view rules and restrictions and completre an entry form.  You must be 21 years of age or older to win.

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Colt announces expanded sales in Colt Web Store.  A new line of Colt branded accessories is now available, everything from hats and polo shirts to pocket knives.  Just in time for the Holidays! (Click here to enter store)

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Colt celebrates its 175th Anniversary with release of a highly embellished Limited Edition Single Action Army® revolver. To see a flyer with details on this revolver, click here or click the image.

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Watch Michael Bane review the Colt Rail Gun at Gunsite Academy in Arizona.  Link:  <http://www.downrange.tv/blog/colt-rail-gun/7016/>               

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Read the article on Colt’s three Limited Edition tribute firearms to its iconic "Model of 1911"  from Guns and Ammo. Link:  Guns & Ammo Article