A few boutique brands are in the business of making semi-automatic magnum pistols, providing the wallop of a magnum revolver but with a bit more capacity. In basically every instance, that comes with a price tag that hits almost as hard. There are some exceptions, of course. Semi-auto rounds such as .38 Super, .357 SIG […]
You’ve got to give Magnum Research credit: they produce Desert Eagles without regard to taste. Tiger stripes! Gold! Gold with tiger stripes! Now available with a clear coat-protected case-hardened finish. Purists may puke, but I bet there are plenty of well-heeled Deagle buyers who prefer the ersatz Wild West look to drug lord chic. Here’s their presser: […]
The general public knows the Desert Eagle® Pistol as a full-size hand cannon, firing .50 cal. Question: why would Minnesota gunmaker Magnum Research sell a Baby Desert Eagle (9mm or .40S&W) or a Micro Eagle? Somehow I don’t think that “The Science of KABOOM” applies to a weapon chambered in .380 ACP. Answer: money. Sure, the Eagle’s brand extensions sell. A cheap BMW […]
Thanks to my FFL guy (Steven Fusco) for having the balls to do this, American Firearms just for being there, and “Bob” for the ammo and Eagle.
Before I started down the road of responsible gun ownership, my perceptions about guns were shaped by Hollywood. Like most people that accept what they see on TV or sliver screen as gospel, I thought that guns were guns. You chose one based on the “cool factor” (.50 cal Desert Eagle), a desire to emulate […]