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Kahr Firearms Group Introduces Seven New Models for 2017
Greeley, PA – In 2015, when Magnum Research first introduced the new lightweight Desert Eagle L5 in .357 Magnum, it quickly gained widespread appeal, especially among loyal Desert Eagle fans. Now, new for 2017, the Mark XIX L5 is now also offered in .44 Magnum. ...
Date: November 22, 2016 | Download
Magnum Research® Upgrades Popular BFR Series
Greeley, PA – Magnum Research (MRI) has always counted their BFR (Big Frame Revolver) series among their many success stories. It all began in 1999, when an independent gunsmith/designer named Jim Tertin, was approached by MRI to manufacture the new large caliber revolver for them. Tertin mastered the base pin design, firing pin, barrels, frame and cylinder, and fine-tuned the timing of all BFR revolvers, and then put it into production for Magnum Research. In 2005, Tertin sold the BFR design to MRI and was hired by them as the Director of Manufacturing. His focus is now that of Director of Design, Research and Development for all MRI products including the iconic Desert Eagles and Baby Desert Eagles. ...
Date: June 30, 2016 | Download
Magnum Research® Introduces Black Tiger Stripe Desert Eagles
Greeley, PA – The latest and popular trend in handguns is exciting new finishes that gun enthusiasts feel best matches their personality. In keeping with this trend, Kahr Firearms Group has created yet another custom finish with their new Black Tiger Stripe Desert Eagle in both .50 AE and .44 Magnum. ...
Date: April 20, 2016 | Download
Magnum Research® Introduces Apocalyptic Desert Eagle®
Greeley, PA – Should you ever find yourself surrounded by Zombies or other unworldly forces, the new Magnum Research Mark XIX Apocalyptic Desert Eagle may very well be your best defense. The new Cerakote™ distressed matte white finish would intimidate even the most wild of beasts and evil immortals. ...
Date: February 15, 2016 | Download
Magnum Research® Introduces New Lightweight Desert Eagles®
Greeley, PA – Weighing in at almost 5 pounds, the stout Desert Eagle has always demanded two-fisted handling. Now, Magnum Research is proud to introduce two new models in a lighter weight version which will make a noticeable difference when handling the pistol – albeit two hands are still recommended for most shooters. The Desert Eagle L5 and the L6 weigh in almost a pound or 2 pounds lighter than other similar Desert Eagle products. ...
Date: December 17, 2015 | Download
Introducing Two New Magnum Research® Desert Eagles® in
All Stainless Steel
Greeley, PA – A year has passed since Magnum Research first introduced the .50 AE Mark XIX
pistol in stainless steel. Now, the company is proud to announce the much anticipated introduction
of the stainless steel Desert Eagle in .357 and .44 Magnum. ...
Date: December 14, 2015 | Download
Magnum Research® Introduces Last in the Series Animal Print Desert Eagles
Greeley, PA –Following on the heels of the very successful limited edition Desert Eagle Mark XIX animal prints introduced earlier this year, Magnum Research now completes the series with the introduction of the Kryptek Typhon and the Zebra; both are available in either .50 AE or .44 Mag.
Date: December 1, 2015 | Download
Magnum Research® Introduces Cerakote™ Tungsten Desert Eagle®
Greeley, PA – Once again, USA based Magnum Research is introducing another new version of the iconic Desert Eagle with the addition of their new Cerakote Tungsten to the .44 Magnum and .50AE Desert Eagle products.
Date: October 19, 2015 | Download
John Nagel Joins Magnum Research® as Pro Shooter
Greeley, PA – Magnum Research is proud to announce that John Nagel has joined their pro staff as a Magnum Research Pro Shooter. Nagel, who hails from Lawrenceville, Georgia, will represent Magnum Research at shooting events across the U.S. beginning in the fall of 2015.
Date: September 14, 2015 | Download
Kahr Firearms Group® Opens the Doors in Pennsylvania
Greeley, PA – USA based, Kahr Firearms Group are now officially Pennsylvanians. The firearms group ceremoniously cut the ribbon at the grand opening of their new headquarters on Tuesday, August 11th in Blooming Grove Township in Pike County. The construction was completed in just 19 months since breaking ground in May 2014.
Date: August 12, 2015 | Download
Kahr® Firearms Group Partners with GunDealio
Pomona, NY – Effective July 1st, Kahr Firearms Group began participating in a new mobile app called GunDealio.com. The app sends digital offers and text messages directly to shooting enthusiasts. Currently, over 2,300 premier gun shops, across all 50 states, are included in the GunDealio app. Stores also include the major retailers such as Cabela’s®, Bass Pro Shops®, Gander Mountain®, Sportsman’s Warehouse and Academy®.
Date: July 8, 2015 | Download
Kahr Firearms Group® “Zoot Suiting” Up for Shooting Industry Masters
Pomona, NY – It is long past the era of the once popular Zoot Suit, but for a few days during July, the American Zoot Shooters will be representing Auto-Ordnance, a division of Kahr Firearms Group. They will Zoot suit up to shoot the world famous “Tommy Gun” and the Auto-Ordnance WWII era 1911 handguns during the Shooting Industry Masters July 24-25 at Claythorne Lodge in Columbus, Kansas.
In a “Thompson Shoot-Out” Side Match, the Zoot Shooters team which includes: Steve Fowler “G Man”, Jason Huss “The Hustler”, and Henning Wallgren “The Undertaker”, will shoot at steel targets using Auto-Ordnance’s Thompson 1927A, “Tommy Gun”, as well as Thompson 1911 pistols, while fully attired in the Zoot Suit made famous during the 1920s to the 1940s. In addition, there will be a raffle for a Thompson T150D package which, besides the rifle, also includes a 30 rd. stick, a 50 round drum and a violin case. The proceeds from the raffle will support the First Shots program.
Date: June 15, 2015 | Download
Magnum Research® Introduces Exciting Animal Print Desert Eagles
Pomona, NY – In February of this year, Magnum Research introduced the first in a series of animal print Desert Eagles. Following in the success of the Cheetah print, which is now sold out, MRI is now introducing their latest two animal prints, the Kryptek Highlander and the Snakeskin, available in either .50 AE or .44 Mag.
Date: May 11, 2015 | Download
A New Walnut Stock for Magnum Research® .22 Semi-Auto Rifles
Pomona, NY – USA based, Magnum Research, Inc. (MRI) has upgraded their Magnum Lite® .22LR and .22WMR semi-auto rifles with a new Barracuda American Black Walnut gun stock. The new stock replaces the heavier laminate stocks which included: Barracuda Pepper, Nutmeg and Forest Camo.
Date: April 7, 2015 | Download
Kahr® Premiers New Baby Desert Eagle III Series
Pomona, NY – This year, marks the 30th anniversary of Magnum Research, so now was the
perfect time to introduce a new and improved look to the Baby Desert Eagle III. The new series is
sleeker and features an upgraded refreshing new design.
Date: April 1, 2015 | Download
Kahr® Still Playing Landlord to Black Bear Family
Pomona, NY – Last year, as things were just beginning to show signs of spring, Kahr Firearms Group stumbled across a bear den on their newly acquired 620-acre parcel of land. The den was home to a very underweight sow and one cub. That bear den was located just 400 yards from where the construction crew was about to begin with the excavation for the new Kahr Firearms Group offices in Pike County, Pennsylvania. The bear was tagged with a radio collar, tests were drawn on the bears, and they were returned to their den.
Date: March 26, 2015 | Download
Magnum Research® Goes Wild with Desert Eagle Cheetah
Pomona, NY – For 30 years, the iconic Desert Eagle has been referred to as a “beast”. Now, more than ever, it looks like one too. Whether you prefer stainless steel, titanium, gold, chrome, nickel or bronze, the Desert Eagle has a finish for everyone. Now, for a limited time, the Desert Eagle can be purchased in a Cheetah print.
Date: February 10, 2015 | Download
Kahr Firearms Group® to Attend Great American Outdoor Show
Pomona, NY – USA based, Kahr Firearms Group is proud to announce that they will be among the 1,000 exhibitors attending the Great American Outdoor Show in Harrisburg, PA February 7-15, 2015 at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex and Expo Center. This is the first time that Kahr Firearms Group has attended the event.
Date: February 2, 2015 | Download