在获得专利后，柯尔特希望在新泽西州帕特森创建一家为大众生产枪支的企业。直到1847年美墨战争期间，这些企业才开始经营良好。这个命令主要是由德州骑警下达的。塞缪尔·沃克上尉就是对这些左轮手枪印象深刻的人之一。有更多的命令，给了旋转。柯尔特雇佣了伊莱·惠特尼·布莱克，她从事军火生意。两家公司结成战略联盟出售左轮手枪。柯尔特·沃克是最受欢迎的武器。柯尔特还从左轮手枪的每一笔销售中获利(Houze, Cooper， &Kornhauser, 2006)。内战期间，他们向北方和南方出售武器。
After securing patents, Colt wanted to create a business producing firearms for the masses in Patterson New Jersey. The businesses were not faring well until 1847 during the American war with the Nation of Mexico. The order was given by the Texas Ranger predominately. Captain Samuel Walker was one of the people who were impressed with these revolvers. There was lot more orders that was given for the revolved. Colt hired Eli Whitney Blake who was into the arms businesses. There were strategic alliances formed between the two to sell the revolver. Colt Walker was a popular weapon of choice. Colts also took a piece of the profit from each sales of the revolver (Houze, Cooper, &Kornhauser, 2006). They sold weapons to the North and the South during the Civil War.
The criticism for Colt was that he sold weaponry to all the people. There was a lot of criticism for his sales of a powerful weapon that caused large scale detriment to the people. His issues on ethics and the root causes of weapon production are often critiqued by the people. It is often stated that the mass destruction would have been prevented the people who do not have such a dangerous weapon. The developer rather the user of the weapon as critiqued for providing access to the people to have guns. Voluntary trade is based on the fundamental tenets of capitalism .