IDEX 2015

Packing new pistols [IDX15D1]

23 February 2015

Those who are keen on target or competitive shooting, hunting or focused on personal protection, would do well to stop by the US Pavilion to see a series of new handguns that Colt’s Manufacturing Company (Stand 03-038) is introducing this year. As to be expected of a company that has been in business for 175 years, the new handguns offer an array of options in calibre, weight, rails and other features to best meet customers’ preferences and needs.

A good example is the O5870A1 Gold Cup National Match featuring the Series 70 firing system, along with a classic flat top slide. Regarded as the finest shooting semi-automatic in the world, the Colt Gold Cup is also the standard for competitive guns. Colt has now added numerous refinements as standard features.

Of three new handguns in the Colt Rail Gun family, the O4012RG Colt Combat Commander Rail Gun with Picatinny rail stands out; it combines the popular features of the original Commander, the Colt M45A1, and the Rail Gun.

There are also two new handguns in the Colt XSE Series, while Colt’s classic 1991 Series offers the O1992 model in three calibre options. It comes chambered in 9mm, with the other two chambering options being .45 ACP and .38 Super.

“Our new handgun introductions provide customers with the same high-quality products the market expects from Colt, with a greater diversity in design and configuration,” said Joyce Rubino, vice president of marketing, Colt’s Manufacturing.

Colt’s Manufacturing Company supplies the global civilian, military and law enforcement markets from its facilities in West Hartford, Connecticut, USA, and its subsidiary, Colt Canada Corporation, in Kitchener, Ontario, Canada.

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