If carrying cocked and locked is how you roll, Colt’s pocket-sized beauty will give the people at SIG something to think about. Like why Colt waited so long to copy their copy with the origina. Unlike the SIG SAUER P238, the Mustang Pocketlite .380 gives 1911 fan boys more pseudo-authenticity in a pocketable security blanket (for those times when even a Commander-sized gun is too much) . . .
These little jewels have aluminum frames tucked under stainless slides milled from bar stock (no casting aspersions then). Have a 90’s vintage ‘Stang? Colt engineer Mark Fraher told TTAG that the new parts are interchangeable with the old.
Colt’s upgraded the trigger from polymer (on the older models) to aluminum on the current vintage. The pocket pistol ships with two mags ready to be stuffed with 6+1 of .380 fury for an MSRP of $599.