The Blued Colt Python .357 Magnum Revolver

Colt Python Blued .357 Magnum Free Gun Friday

In 2020, amidst the turmoil and uncertainty of the pandemic, storied gunmaker Colt gave us all a bit of comfort and relief when it released its updated version of the classic Colt Python .357 Magnum revolver. Up until recently, all of these new 2020 Colt Pythons could only be had in stainless steel. But recently, Colt started offering its “new” Pythons again with its legendary Colt Royal Blue finish (over carbon steel).

Incidentally, the Blued Colt Python is part of June 2024’s Athlon Free Gun Fridays giveaway! And hurry, because there’s still time to register to win this gun. This month’s contest doesn’t end until July 5th! There’s still time, so enter to win and get a shiny new Colt Python .357 Magnum revolver in Colt’s Royal Blue.

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The Gun: Colt Blued Python .357 4.25″ Barrel

The resurgence of a true legend – the Colt Python, now in a Carbon Steel Blued finish. The new Colt Python is a testament to timeless design and modern innovation. Initially offered in 4.25″ and 6″ barrel lengths in .357 Magnum, featuring a target adjustable rear sight and user-replaceable front sight, this legendary double-action revolver combines dependable and consistent performance with material innovations and upgraded actions.

The timeless blued finish, adorned with gold medallions, walnut grips, and signature vent rib barrel, pays homage to its iconic roots. The updated action ensures a consistent and reliable user experience. Responding to customer demand, the Blued Python returns, surpassing its predecessor in durability and effectiveness. The Colt Blued Python is a celebration of tradition, craftsmanship, and the relentless pursuit of perfection in every shot. Embrace the perfect blend of tradition and modern manufacturing in this reimagined classic.

The Ammo: Black Hills Ammunition .357 Magnum 127 Grain HoneyBadger

The .357 HoneyBadger is designed for performance in either a revolver or a carbine. Performance specifications are 1365 fps from a 6” revolver and an impressive 1900 fps from an 18” carbine barrel!

This round provides consistent performance from either a revolver or a carbine. At carbine velocities, the round penetrates to 24 inches and retains 100% of its weight while generating a 6” diameter wound cavity. (Revolver performance is 18” of penetration, 4.5” diameter cavity, and 100% weight retention.)

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