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The Colt Pocket Hammerless Model 1903 is a very collectible pistol today.

Gun Collecting: The Colt Model 1903

The Colt Model 1903 is a classic pistol that continues to fascinate shooters, collectors and historians. Indeed, it is a typical example of the period’s armament that, even today, fits Gun Digest’s honored definition of “One Good Gun.”

Colt SAA

The Colt SAA. Did We Say Too Much?

There’s swooning, and then there’s outright hooey and malarky when it comes to praising the Colt Single Action Army. “Ounce for ounce there probably has been more unadulterated baloney written, published, and otherwise disseminated about the Singe Action Colt than any other handgun ever manufactured.”—James M. Triggs, “Colt Single Actions: A Detailed Word and...

General Dwight D. Eisenhower, in Normandy with troops and a mighty 155mm cannon, as it appeared in 'LIFE" magazine a while back.

Gun Quotes: Eisenhower on being Mightily Armed

He may have been speaking towards being armed for global conflict, but President Eisenhower’s words from yesteryear ring just as true for today’s private gun owning citizenry. “Our arms must be mighty, ready for instant action, so that no potential aggressor may be tempted to risk his own destruction.”—General Dwight D. Eisenhower, 34th U.S....

An antique box of UMC .45 Colt ammunition.

Gun Quotes: Elmer Keith on Using Enough Revolver

The Original Big-Bore Revolver Lover: Elmer Keith weighs forth on the prudent use of enough gun when it comes to taming unhappy livestock. “I saddled old Satan up, rode over, and sure enough, the East Helena butcher was up a tree over there and the bull was going around after him. His .41 rod...

Marine Special Operations will use Colt .45 Close Quarter Battle Pistols

Marines Special Operations to Use Colt .45 Close Quarter Battle Pistols

  Colt Defense LLC will manufacture more than 10,000 new .45 Close Quarter Battle Pistols for the Marine Corps’ elite special operations. This new contract for the 1911-style pistols will phase out the M45s currently used by the Corps. As reported by Military.com, “The July 19 [2012] contract, which has a total value of...