Is this a good step in the right direction? The brass bead front sight ties in perfect to the aesthetic look of the Colt revolver, but it was a bit difficult to aim at distance 25 yards or further on an overcast day. It has a brushed finish and brass bead front sight for high visibility and quick target acquisition. While it looked and was named like it was spawn of the mighty Python, in actuality, it was based off an older revolver design — the Trooper Mark V. The issue has literally a hundred pages of new products and happenings within the industry, but this one piqued our interest the most. You can skip to the end and leave a response. The choice of barrel length on the new King Cobra is interesting. I'll keep them all, but carry a Colt.
The original King Cobra is a big burly brute of a gun that can swallow a steady diet of full power. Though, since its inception, the guns have sparked hope a magnum chambering would someday be in the works. By continuing to use our website, you agree to the changes. I don't see how you could go wrong with any name brand modern revolver. This revolver was different from the original Cobra, as it has a re-designed look, with hogue grips and a stainless finish.
In fact, lots of people were very disappointed both times Colt discontinued the line. This entry was posted on Tuesday, January 8th, 2019 at 19:00 and is filed under , ,. Shooting Industry Magazine, January 2019 Issue, Page 102 There are currently 5 different iterations of the which could be easily applied to the King now that it is out. I picked up a Cobra in 2017 and love it. Now that a few weeks have passed we have more information relating to this newly re-birthed revolver.
Despite a relatively short run, the 6-round revolver made a name for itself as extremely strong, with a fast and short hammer drop. Colt is pleased to announce the introduction of , a compact 6-shot revolver chambered for. Wives demand their money for furnishings. At least Colt is still around, i was kind of biting my nails hoping they wouldnt go belly up! My wife asked if I was interested, since it was a few weeks till Christmas. Still, this left a major gap in their lineup, a gap they have just closed. Photo: Wikipedia — Picanox Staying fairly true to its namesake, the new Colt King Cobra has many of the appealing points of its predecessor, yet is updated to appeal to modern revolver enthusiasts. I have no illusions as to what it is.
An excellent piece of equipment and worked flawlessly. Capacity: 6 rounds Sights: Brass Bead Front Frame Material: Stainless Steel Frame Finish: Brushed Stainless Grips: Hogue Overmolded Action: Double-Action Weight: 28 oz. Pinging is currently not allowed. Doubtful that the internal hand-fitting and finish are the same- one of the issues that killed the Python back when. Today service revolvers play a secondary role, but for concealed-carry, they are very popular. The all-new King Cobra features American Stainless Steel construction, a heavy duty frame with a full lug 3 in.
Unloaded, the revolver weighs 28 ounces. The all-new King Cobra features American Stainless Steel construction, a heavy duty frame with a full- lug 3 in. You use of this website constitutes and manifests your acceptance of our , , , and awareness of the. I stopped and asked the salesman if I could see the gun. Membership is free and we welcome all types of shooters, whether you're a novice or a pro. I own two Colt Detective Specials, they seem good to me, I would like the transfer bar as mine have the firing pin on the hammer, but they have a smooth light double action trigger pull and carry six rounds.
Colt fans jumped at the prospect of owning a wheel gun wearing the prancing pony for less money. Very few Men did all the polishing. Let us know your thoughts in the Comments below! Today's Colt is built with modern equipment in a much different market. We always appreciate your feedback. I have read about the polishing done when Colt's was making the Python. Whether the shooter appreciates the look of this snake gun and its sight picture is entirely up to them. I am glad that they are offering more models, especially because they can add it to the California roster because revolvers are exempt from the impossibility of microstamping.
Not +P rated, but none other from that Era were either. The weapon is a first class shooter. I bought the Cobra for a 6 shot D frame sized 38+P weapon that is reliable and shoots well. However, most shooters will simply love the fact that the King is back. And despite being somewhat similar in appearance to the Python, the King Cobra is actually based on the old Colt Trooper. New Colt King Cobra with 3-inch barrel. The solid, heavy-duty frame is paired with a full-lug barrel measuring 3 inches long.
An extended hammer spur allows shooters to fire the gun in both single- and double-action modes, and an ergonomic, textured, Overmolded rubber grip complete with finger grooves ensures that shooters are able to comfortably and easily manage the increased recoil of. Offered in brushed stainless steel with a full-lug 3-inch barrel, the six-shot. If the return of the Cobra is any indicator of things to follow, Colt will be sure to follow it up with other models and configurations. I carried concealed revolvers for a living for many years, and I came to the conclusion that the best concealed-carry revolver is a stainless, round-butt,. Thanks to the Colt King Cobra, the gunmaker will once again have a.