An Intimate Look at Rick Grimes Colt Python

Few zombie weapons are as recognizable as Rick Grimes’ revolver. It may not be the most effective weapon, but it makes a grand statement and is an extension of the character’s personality. An Intimate Look at Rick Grimes Colt Python:

Will you have a personal statement in the apocalypse? Maybe you’ll want a sword, as Michonne, quiet and deadly carries. The silent but practical crossbow may be to your liking. Or perhaps you just want a nailed baseball bat. Whatever the case, it can be a great morale boost to carry your trusty or storied weapon or tool at your side.

The fine and knowledgeable folks at Lucky Gunner have put together a detailed look at Rick’s revolver, weighing in its advantages and disadvantages, history, and personality.


If you’re a fan of the series, want to up your own character with more than an ounce of intimidation, the rare and powerful Colt Python might be your choice. It may not be the most effective or practical weapon, but neither is an armored Humvee the best means of transit.

Read more about the colt and the rest of the review over at Lucky Gunner Labs.

More about the Colt Python: The Colt Python is a .357 Magnum caliber revolver manufactured by Colt’s Manufacturing Company of Hartford, Connecticut. It was first introduced in 1955, the same year as Smith & Wesson’s M29 .44 Magnum. The Colt Python is intended for the premium revolver market segment. Some firearm collectors and writers such as Jeff Cooper, Ian V. Hogg, Chuck Hawks, Leroy Thompson, Scott Wolber, Renee Smeets and Martin Dougherty have described the Python as “the finest production revolver ever made”.

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Written by Daniella Vega

Avid prepper and kick-boxer. Fascinated by the undead and everything zombie. Not your typical girl, beware of dogs! Daniella is in the process of writing her first book "The dead aren't dead, tales from the autopsy room". Besides writing about anything zombie related, she enjoys a good glass of wine and the beach outside her home. Personal trainer by day, apocalypse nerd by night.