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The Colt Piston AR LE6940P.

LE6940P: A Cleaner Burning Colt

The Colt LE6940P is a modular carbine featuring an articulating link piston (ALP) operating system. It offers shooters a highly accurate, lightweight and easy-to-clean AR-platform rifle with an extended lifespan.

Colt Model 1903 Hammerless Pistol

Classic Guns: “Vintage Carry” and the Colt Model 1903 Hammerless Pistol

In the world of carrying handguns, a number of phrases have evolved to describe exactly what reason or method a handgun is carried in a particular way. There is “open carry” which is simply to carry a sidearm in plain sight. There is “concealed carry” which is self-explanatory. There is “constitutional carry” where a...

Extremely Rare and Historic Serial Number, 1, Exhibition Quality Deluxe Factory Engraved, Cased Presentation, Colt Model 1861/72 Navy Cartridge Revolver

Firearm Auction News: The Biggest One of the Decade

The folks at Rock Island Auction Company have been busy. Based in Rock Island, Illinois, they will be hosting their best firearms auction ever in their two-decade history on April 20th, 21st and 22nd. They claim this will be their biggest of the decade so far. The auction will be heavily populated by Colts...

Model 1917

The Model 1917: A Great Old Revolver

  One of the best double-action sixguns ever produced, the Model 1917 is a big-bore gem. Whether a Colt or Smith & Wesson, it’s still a good idea. Just for you nostalgia buffs and collectors, we’re going to take a look at the Model 1917, for no other reason than the fact that it...

The Colt LESOCOM, the closest thing to the military M4A1 a civilian can get?

Civilians: Get a Military Colt M4

Colt Defense is offering a new AR-style rifle — they call it the LESOCOM — to law enforcement and civilian shooters. And son of a gun if this thing isn't as close as possible in configuration to the M4A1 military carbine as anything you've ever seen.

The Colt LE901-16A configured with 7.62 upper. Photo by Corey Graff

Colt LE901-16S: From 5.56 to 7.62 in 30 Seconds

There was no shortage of AR-style rifles at SHOT Show 2012. But one of the most interesting was the Colt LE901-16S, a select-fire rifle designed to allow you to change the upper from 5.56 to 7.62 in a matter of seconds.

SWMP15T-AR15

Retired California Law Enforcement Officers Want to Keep Their Rifles

Over the last decade, California law enforcement agencies have allowed their officers to purchase their own rifles for on-duty use. Many of these rifles are considered “assault weapons” under California’s draconian gun laws, and therefore cannot be purchased or owned by civilians.