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Marines Tap Colt .45 over S&W, Springfield 1911s


I posted a story on this morning with details on why the Marine Corps chose Colt to make its new Close Quarter Battle Pistol. Colt beat out Smith & Wesson and Springfield Armory, securing a $22.5 million contract to make up to 12,000 souped-up .45 1911s.

Seems ... reeeaaly expensive. Please read the story, and tell me what you think.

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