First Look: The Colt Python Revolver

After more than a decade out of production, the iconic Python is back
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two Colt Python revolvers, one 6-inch barrel and one 4.25-inch barrel, with the wheels open on a blue background with empty cartridge cases
The Colt Python is back in two barrel lengths: the 4.25-inch (top) and the 6-inch barrel. Aram Von Benedikt

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The Python is back in action. The iconic double-action revolver is chambered in .357 Magnum and also accommodates .38 Special cartridges. It’s available in a 4.25- and 6-inch stainless steel barrel, and it’s currently available from Colt.