American Shooting Journal “Kick Ass Kinetics”


STORY BY CRAIG HODGKINS If you look up “cobalt” on the periodic chart of the elements, you’ll find it listed at number 27, right between iron and nickel. But if you did a word search for “cobalt” shortly after the 3GN Nationals concluded earlier this year, your results field would have been full of number ones. When the dust at the nationals had settled – or more accurately, after Hurricane Matthew’s torrential rains had finally subsided – Team Cobalt members…

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Recoil Magazine

BAMF in Blue: Cobalt Kinetics by Mike Searson Sometimes a new rifle comes out claiming to be the “next big thing.” We often hear the term “game changer.” Usually this is a load of hype and does not truly reflect genuine outside the box thinking. Recently we were able to check out a few ARs from a new company and… we gotta tell you, they may be literally throwing that box away. This is Cobalt Kinetics of St. George, Utah. The…

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Small Arms Review

COBALT KINETICS: “THE CURE FOR THE BLACK RIFLE” By David Lake Here is the unlikely success story about a new small arms manufacturer from the desert of Southern Utah. Cobalt Kinetics came from nothing; that is, the founder and partners involved in the inception of the company knew little to nothing about guns or how to make them, or how to sell them. All they really had was vision and motivation; usually enough to ensure success in anything. Cobalt began…

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