Handguns


Colt Handguns Clarksburg WV

Colt handguns have a history of over 100 years. There are many kinds of Colt pistols and Colt revolvers such as Colt 1911, Colt 1991, Colt 38 and so forth. Colt firearms are innovators in the gun industry. See below for more information about different types of Colt handguns in Clarksburg, WV.

Gough, Charles Everett
304745485
Rt 5 Box 573
Clarksburg, WV
 
Cashland Ii
304626333
701 E Pike St
Clarksburg, WV
 
Mikes Sporting Goods
304622100
196 Buckhannon Pike
Clarksburg, WV
 
Big Dog Sporting Goods
304622272
1420 N 23Rd St
Clarksburg, WV
 
Appalachian Armory
304848096
820 Philippi Pike
Clarksburg, WV
 
Caveman Outdoors And Hunters Supply Llc
(304) 624-5800
203 N 4Th St
Clarksburg, WV
 
Z-Man Guns Etc
304626329
1124 E Main St
Clarksburg, WV
 
East Coast Arms
304838287
2317 Hamill Ave
Clarksburg, WV
 
Marshs Lumber & Home Center Inc
304624654
515 Rosebud Plaza
Clarksburg, WV
 
K And K Loans Clarksburg
304624532
119 South 3Rd St
Clarksburg, WV
 

.380 Shoot Off

Small pistols in this caliber are all the rage, so we took five recent examples to the range and tested them head to head.

If there was one trend on display last year, it was the ascendancy of the .380. The .380 ACP (Automatic Colt Pistol) was a product of the fertile mind of John Moses Browning and first saw the light of day in 1912 when it chambered in Fabrique Nationale's Mle. 1910 pistol. On this side of the Big Pond, Colt quickly offered its Model 1908 pistol in the same caliber.

As originally loaded, the .380 consisted of a straight walled, rimless case 17mm in length topped with full-metal-jacket bullets weighing 85 to 95 grains traveling at approximately 900 to 1,000 fps.

Over the years, the round--also known variously as 9mm Browning Short, 9mm Kurz, 9mm Corto and 9x17--became very popular and was even adopted as a service cartridge by several European armies and police agencies up until the 1960s....

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Model 1917 Colt New Service

The Great War was an interesting mixture of the old and the new, and it was the proving ground for new small arms such as the automatic pistol, but because so many men were being put into the field so rapidly, lots older military firearms were dragged out of storage in arsenals, and many civilian guns were being enlisted for the duration. A good case in point is the Colt Model 1917 New Service revolver.

The standard issue pistol for U.S. forces was the M1911 Colt automatic, but there were not enough of them, so Colt and Smith & Wesson were contracted to manufacture additional arms.

Smith & Wesson devised a method to allow that company’s Second Model Hand Ejector and Colt’s New Service revolvers to handle the rimless .45 ACP cartridge used in the 199 Government Model auto through the use of half-moon clips....

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