Colt has reintroduced the ever classic D-Frame six-shot King Cobra and we got a chance to shoot it at SHOT Show Industry Day. As a huge wheel gun fan and owner of a new production Cobra, a rash of original Detective Specials and Cobras, along with the limited production, but fantastic SF-VI, I’m thrilled by […]
While the barrier to entry is certainly high, enterprising companies still get into the revolver business from time to time. Last year it was Kimber with their impressive K6s. This year it’s a more familiar one-time wheelgun maker. The rampant pony rides again, now stamped to the frame of the resurrected Colt Cobra snubby. This pre-SHOT […]
It just so happens that three extremely-representative samples of these guns live in the nightstands of people in my family. My dad (who used to serve warrants as a part-time constable) owns probably the newest of these – the very-mainstream Taurus Model 85. My mom (a former Justice of the Peace who issued the warrants dad served) owns the original-and-even-more-ubiquitous Smith & Wesson Model 36. And last but not least, my 82-year-old grandmother packs in her pajama drawer one of the most premium small .38s ever produced – the iconic Colt Cobra, a derivative of the famous Colt Detective Special.