colt series 70 competition pistol
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Say hello to the Colt Series 70 Competition pistol lineup. Yes, you read that right. Originally offered with a Series 80 firing system, the Colt Competition pistol is now available with, you guessed it, the company’s Series 70 firing system.

“The Series 70 firing system has long been associated with Colt’s heritage as a top manufacturer of competition-grade firearms,” said Colt product manager and pro shooter Mark Redl said in a statement. “As we look forward and build more value for shooters into our Competition Pistol line, we also seek to pay tribute to that storied heritage. For weekend competitors and those looking to improve their action pistol shooting game, this race ready pistol, which was already an excellent value, has just become even more desirable.”

Built for the discerning competitive shooter and ready to rock right out of the box, the Colt Series 70 Competition Pistol features the same features that fans of Colt’s Competition Pistol have come to know and love, including a stainless or blued finish; Novak adjustable rear sight and fiber optic front sight; competition ergonomics; Colt branded blue G10 grips and Colt’s dual spring recoil system.

The blued Colt Series 70 Colt Competition Pistol in .45 ACP or 9mm has an MSRP of $899, while the stainless steel .45 ACP or 9mm version has a $999 price tag. This pistol is also offered in .38 Super in both finishes. The blued model is $949, while the stainless steel mode will retail for $1,049.

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