Handguns


Colt Handguns Glendale AZ

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 Glendale, AZ.

Lone Wolf Fire Arms & Trading Co
(623) 939-0668
5140 W Peoria Avenue
Glendale, AZ
 
S & W Gunsmithing
(623) 486-5040
6750 West Olive Avenue Suite 108
Peoria, AZ
 
B & D Guns
(623) 931-4188
6711 West Glendale Avenue
Glendale, AZ
 
Desert Firearms & Accessories
(623) 937-1391
6817 N 56th Ave.
Glendale, AZ
 
Guns Plus
(623) 583-1570
16551 North Dysart Road Suite 107
Surprise, AZ
 
Randall''S Firearms & Accessories
(623) 934-1164
5029 W. Olive
Glendale, AZ
 
Desert Pawn Shop
(623) 930-0897
6333 N 59th Avenue
Glendale, AZ
 
Machine Gun Kelly`s
(602)395-9093, (602)395-9130
11801 N 19th Ave Ste 5
Phoenix, AZ
 
Legendary Guns Inc
(602) 242-1195
5130 North 19th Avenue Suite 9
Phoenix, AZ
 
International Handgun Leather
(602) 269-0202
3334 West McDowell Road Suite 26
Phoenix, AZ
 

.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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