Colt Unveils a New Expanse M4 Model CE2000 Carbine

Colt Expanse M4 CE2000 Carbine Left
Colt Expanse M4 CE2000 Carbine Left
Colt Expanse M4 CE2000 Carbine Right
Colt Expanse M4 CE2000 Carbine Right
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Colt Defense

WEST HARTFORD, Conn. – -(Ammoland.com)- Colt, designer and manufacturer of the M4 carbine and M16 rifle, is excited to announce a new chapter in the evolution of it’s popular Expanse M4 carbine line with the release of the new upgraded model CE2000.

“This was a natural move for us,” said Justin Baldini, Product Director for Colt.

“We simply listened to what our customers and our Colt Stocking Dealers were telling us, and the story was simple. Folks want the added features of a real Colt dust cover and forward assist, and they want it to come that way from the factory.”

Colt Expanse M4 CE2000 Carbine

And Colt did just that. Building on what made the original Expanse M4 model CE1000 special – the same Colt forgings, bolt, and other parts used on the rest of the Colt M4 line – the new Colt Expanse M4 model CE2000 is upgraded to include a Colt dust cover and forward assist.

“We couldn’t be happier to deliver to our customers exactly what they want,” said Paul Spitale, Senior VP at Colt. “It’s a proud moment to be able to build on the success we’ve had with the Expanse M4 in a way that provides an even better ownership experience to the discerning firearms enthusiast.”

With this latest model in the Expanse M4 line, Colt continues it’s efforts to put a quality AR-15® within easy reach of the modern sportsman. The Expanse M4 is a great point of entry for an enthusiast looking to build the modern sporting rifle of their dreams or a collector who wants an authentic Colt. The Expanse M4 in 5.56 x 45 NATO (.223 Rem.) delivers a true Colt quality experience at an exceptional value. The Expanse M4 model CE2000 retails for $749.

Colt Expanse M4 CE2000 Carbine
Colt Expanse M4 CE2000 Carbine

About Colt’s Manufacturing Company LLC

Colt’s Manufacturing Company LLC is one of the world’s leading designers, developers and manufacturers of firearms. The company has supplied civilian, military and law enforcement customers in the United States and throughout the world for more than 175 years. Our subsidiary, Colt Canada Corporation, is the Canadian government’s Center of Excellence for small arms and is the Canadian military’s sole supplier of the C7 rifle and C8 carbine. Colt operates its manufacturing facilities in West Hartford, Connecticut and Kitchener, Ontario. For more information on Colt and its subsidiaries, please visit www.colt.com.

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MSRP is $749., a local shop had it marked down to $699. then $599. Got mine for $599. when Colt gave you a second Magpul mag and TruGlo red dot sight with mount. My only regret is that I didn’t purchase the second one he had.
This one has a LE serial number. They were produced with a Colt lower, so your getting half a Colt. The upper is a Performance Forge upper, not sure who did the milling. I have to say I have Zero complaints on this gun.

Traves
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I bought one up in pa today for 699 out the door and they threw in a magpie mbus rear.

TEX
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TEX

Get these while their there to get got !

jim
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gun broker has them around 700 bucks without a rear sight. But that’s the point: it doesn’t have any options on it. One attaches those things to it after purchase.
So you could put a $50 sight on it or a $150 sight on it.

Domenic
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Domenic

what is the price of a colt expanse M4 CE 2000 with a rear sight

TEX
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TEX

I bought two of these and completed. Quality rifles pure Colt. Changed out BCG’s w/nickel boron elk., and triggers with Geissele. Solid weapon systems,rec.

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HMLA-167 Warrior

The rear sight typically provided by colt seems to be the carry handle (think le6920) which most people take off and replace with something else. Rear sight is definitely not a deal breaker in my opinion. Crappy components however would be.

Tog
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Tog

if they price it about 250 cheaper, they can really rake in the volumne sails. They need to provide a rear site also.

TEX
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TEX

@Tog,Hell,just the Colt lowers were the deal maker to me on these. You want them for 250$ less with the rear site too ? I’m telling y’all these are a kick ass value. Like the iron sites backup but I put Aimpoint Pros on both the som bitches primary.

Gene Ralno
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Gene Ralno

Too bad Colt’s handlers kept the head in Hartford. When they leave Connecticut, I’ll give it a second look. But until then, cursory looks only.

Adam
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Adam

No rear sight and an unlined barrel, when for $10 LESS (comparing MSRP) you can get the S&W M&P Sport II that includes a MBUS rear sight and a nitride-finished barrel for outstanding corrosion and wear resistance.

Remind us again how many times Colt has been on the brink of bankruptcy?

Rock
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Rock

Sooo, Colt “UPGRADED” it, keeping the dust cover and forward assist, two things that should have never been chopped to save a dollar. Now they have the same thing Bushmaster sells as it’s Patrolmans carbine, without the included detachable handle/sight.
BUT, it is stamped “COLT”….

TEX
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TEX

Being lowers stamped COLT was the main thing to me. That was the deal maker !

jim
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So, where/how are they cutting corners to make these less expensively than the M4? Is it merely by not providing the rear sight? By not putting the gov’t profile cut on the barrel? Or are there Chinese internals?

Rodger
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Rodger

Cutting corners on this one might be more than we bargain for since Colt is never this inexpensive. Colt still has to make a profit in selling this rifle. The few minor omissions that we can see surely do not warrant such a low price. It makes you wonder of the longevity and quality parts here.