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Colt Introduces Five New Revolvers

The handgun catalog at Colt just got a major upgrade with the introduction of five new revolvers: The six-shot, .357 Grizzly; six-shot, .44 Mag. Kodiak; an 8-inch Python; and the 6-shot, .357 Viper with 3- or 4.25-inch barrel.

Colt Introduces Five New Revolvers
The new Colt Viper is one of the latest revolvers introduced by Colt's Manufacturing Company, LLC. (Photo courtesy of Colt)

Colt's Manufacturing Company, LLC, recently announced the addition of five new revolvers.

Colt Grizzly .357 Magnum

Colt Grizzly
Colt Grizzly (Photo courtesy of Colt)

Blending timeless craftsmanship with modern enhancements tailored to meet the demands of the modern hunter for all back country expeditions.

The stainless-steel frame of the Colt Grizzly features a polished finish complemented by a matte surface on the top rib, ensuring optimal sight acquisition. The smooth, unfluted 6-round cylinder is chambered for 357 Magnum and accommodates 38 Special cartridges, offering versatility with recoil-absorbing Hogue OverMolded rubber grips.

Crafted with precision and passion, the Colt Grizzly instills confidence in every hunter’s journey, embodying the spirit of adventure and the pursuit of excellence.

  • Chambered: .357 Magnum
  • Capacity: 6 Rounds
  • Frame Material: Stainless Steel 
  • Barrel Description: 1:14” LH, 6 Groove 
  • Red Ramp Front Sight
  • Adjustable Target Rear Sight for Windage and Elevation
  • Finish: Stainless Steel
  • Double / Single Action
  • Grip: Hogue OverMolded Rubber Grips
  • Trigger Pull Double Action: 7-9.5 lbs.
  • Unloaded Weight: 41.1 oz
  • MSRP: $1,599

Colt Kodiak .44 Magnum

Colt Kodiak
Colt Kodiak (Photo courtesy of Colt)

Built tough to handle the rugged demands of the wild, the Colt Kodiak seamlessly merges classic style with cutting-edge features, delivering an unmatched shooting experience for hunters alike.

Its ergonomic design, complete with recoil-absorbing Hogue OverMolded grips, ensure comfort and stability; these grips are interchangeable with Colt Python and Anaconda models, providing versatility in customization.

The Colt Kodiak boasts a one-piece full lug, ventilated rib stainless steel barrel, which is ported to enhance muzzle control promoting shooting stability and follow-up accuracy, even in the most vigorous hunting conditions.

  • Capacity: 6 Rounds
  • Frame Material: Stainless Steel 
  • Finish: Stainless Steel
  • Grip: Hogue Over-Molded Rubber Grips
  • Barrel Description: 1:20 LH, 6 Groove 
  • Trigger Action: Double & Single Action
  • Trigger Pull Double Action: 7-9.5 lbs. (31-42N)
  • Front Sight: Red Ramp
  • Rear Sight: Target Sight, Adjustable for Windage and Elevation
  • Unloaded Weight: 48.5 oz.
  • MSRP: $1,599

Colt 8-Inch Python .357 Magnum

Colt 8 inch Python
Colt Python with 8-inch barrel. (Photo courtesy of Colt)

The new 8” Python is available in matte stainless or stainless steel finishes. The inclusion of the 8” Python series now brings the family to seven unique revolvers, all chambered for .357 Magnum, with barrel lengths varying from 2.5” to 8”. The addition of the 8” model introduces a new look to the collection, enhancing its versatility.

The double-action 8” Python revolver boasts a six-round capacity, user-interchangeable red ramp front sights, and adjustable target rear sights. With 30% more steel beneath the rear sight, this revolver offers a stronger and more robust shooting experience.

This longer barrel variant not only provides enhanced accuracy and sight radius for target shooting but also expands the Python lineup's appeal to collectors and enthusiasts seeking a classic yet distinctive revolver. The matte stainless and semi-bright steel finishes offer a modern aesthetic while retaining the Python's timeless allure. Whether for sport shooting, personal defense, or collection purposes, the 8” Python exemplifies Colt’s legacy of craftsmanship and performance in revolver manufacturing.

  • Chambered: .357 Mag
  • Frame Material and Construction: Stainless Steel 
  • Barrel Description: 1:14” LH, 6 Groove 
  • Adjustable target rear sight for windage and elevation
  • Double / Single Action  
  • Finish: Bead Blast-Matte / Stainless Steel
  • Grips: Hogue Over Molded rubber grips / Walnut Target Grips with Colt Medallion
  • Height: 5.5”
  • Overall Length: 13.5” 
  • Width: 1.55” 
  • Barrel Length: 8”
  • Weight: 51 oz
  • Capacity: 6 Rounds
  • MSRP: $1,299 (matte) / $1,499 (stainless)

Colt Viper .357 Magnum

Colt Vipers
Colt Vipers with 4.25-inch (top) and 3-inch (bottom) barrels. (Photos courtesy of Colt)

Designed to meet the needs of contemporary shooters seeking a streamlined carry option.

This revolver boasts a distinctive 1/2 lug barrel design, meticulously engineered to reduce weight without compromising on performance, thereby enhancing concealability for everyday carry. Forged from stainless steel, the Colt Viper ensures enduring strength, promising an impressive shooting experience with unwavering reliability. Its one-piece barrel, featuring a recessed target crown, guarantees pinpoint accuracy and steadfast performance in every shot.

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The Colt Viper embodies precision engineering and reliability, offering shooters a compact yet powerful companion for every day, every shot.

  • Chambered: .357 Magnum
  • Capacity: 6 Rounds
  • Frame Material: Stainless Steel
  • Barrel Description: 1:14” LH, 6 Groove
  • Black Ramp Front Sight
  • U-Notch Rear Sight
  • Double / Single Action
  • Finish: Stainless Steel
  • Grip: Traditional Walnut
  • Trigger Pull Double Action: 7-9.5 lbs.
  • Unloaded Weight: 26.9 oz
  • MSRP: $999

About

Colt’s Manufacturing Company LLC (www.colt.com) is among the world's leading designers, developers and manufacturers of firearms. Founded by Samuel Colt in 1836, Colt’s Manufacturing has supplied civilian, military and law enforcement customers in the United States and abroad for over 185 years. Colt operates its manufacturing facility in West Hartford, Conn.




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