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Widely regarded as having “saved” that particular round when the original Delta Elite was released back in 1987, Colt redesigned the Delta Elite last year with an upswept beavertail grip safety, extended thumb safety, composite stocks with Delta medallions, and Novak white dot sights. Now, they’re upping the ante yet again with the addition of an accessory rail.
“The Delta Elite started its life as tactical option for 1911 enthusiasts who required more stopping power than your tradition .45 ACP,” said Justin Baldini, Product Director for Colt. “In that world, an accessory rail makes a lot of sense. What we’ve seen, though, is that this is a great platform for hunting pig or other medium sized game. In those types of scenarios, proper illumination is critical, so I think hunters will really appreciate the ability to add on their favorite rail-mounted lighting.”
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The 10mm Delta Elite Rail Gun isn’t on Colt’s website yet, but the press release says that all of the features from the redesigned Delta Elite are present on the rail gun variant. The SKU is O2020RG, and the MSRP is $1,299.
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