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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

Magnum Research® Introduces First Desert Eagle® in All Stainless Steel

Pomona, NY – Just in time for every gun enthusiast’s holiday Wish List, Magnum Research has taken their most iconic handgun, the Desert Eagle, and just given it an exciting new look. For the first time ever, the Desert Eagle .50 AE can now be purchased with an all stainless steel construction in the frame, slide, barrel, rail on the frame and an integral muzzle brake. The stainless steel models are 100% made in the USA and currently in production ready to ship to wholesalers and dealers.

Date: December 22, 2014 | Download

Magnum Research® Puts the Shine on three new Desert Eagle® 1911 Models

Pomona, NY – USA based, Magnum Research Inc. (MRI), manufacturer of innovative, reliable and accurate firearms, presents three new models to their timeless Desert Eagle 1911 product line. The popular Desert Eagle 1911G, 1911C and 1911U are now also offered in stainless steel.

Date: November 13, 2014 | Download

Magnum Research® to Sponsor NSSF Rimfire Challenge

Pomona, NY – USA based, Magnum Research, Inc. (MRI) is proud to announce their sponsorship of the 2014 NSSF World Championship Rimfire Challenge.

Date: September 19, 2014 | Download

Magnum Research® Partners with Cabela’s on Exclusive Desert Eagle 1911s

Pomona, NY – USA based, Magnum Research, Inc. (MRI) has once again partnered with Cabela’s to offer four exclusive new designs for the Desert Eagle 1911G and Desert Eagle 1911C.

Date: August 4, 2014 | Download

Magnum Research® Introduces the MLR Ultra 22LR Rimfire Rifle

Pomona, NY – USA based, Magnum Research, Inc. (MRI) has once again expanded their Magnum Lite® rimfire rifle product line with the introduction of the MLR Ultra 22LR with a high-tech modular tensioned-type barrel.

Date: June 17, 2014 | Download

Kahr® Firearms Group Breaks New Ground

Pomona, NY – A crowd of over 180 people shared in the celebration on Thursday, May 29th of the official ground-breaking ceremony of the Kahr Firearms Group new headquarters in Blooming Grove Township of Pike County Pennsylvania located in the Pocono region of the state. Justin Moon, CEO, Kahr Firearms Group welcomed Pennsylvania Lt. Governor Jim Cawley to the event which also included a number of key state officials.

Date: June 2, 2014 | Download

Kahr's Perfect Combination: Guns and Gold

Pomona, NY – What is better than guns and gold? How about a combination of the two? Show your Kahr pride by adorning yourself with 14k yellow gold jewelry offered exclusively by Kahr Firearms Group™. The complete jewelry collection includes three charms and one bracelet.

Date: April 29, 2014 | Download

Magnum Research® Goes Bronze with the Desert Eagle® .50AE

Pomona, NY – The manufacturing ingenuity behind USA based, Magnum Research, Inc. (MRI) has been turning heads for decades. The iconic Desert Eagle has been featured on the Silver Screen, TV and video games, but now, MRI has made it even sexier. Introducing the Mark XIX Desert Eagle .50AE and .44 Magnum in a new high temperature ceramic Cerakote™ coating called Burnt Bronze.

Date: April 2, 2014 | Download

Magnum Research® Introduces the Ultra-Compact Desert Eagle® 1911U

Pearl River, NY – USA based, Magnum Research, Inc. (MRI) newest 1911 offering addresses the high consumer demand for a smaller, ultra-compact, ultra-light concealed carry firearm in a .45 ACP caliber. Introducing, Magnum Research's DE1911U, Undercover model.

Date: November 25, 2013 | Download

Magnum Research® Desert Eagle® Wins Best of the Best Award

Pearl River, NY – USA based Magnum Research has taken top honors for Best Hunting Handgun of 2013 from Field & Stream's annual Best of the Best Award.

Date: July 24, 2013 | Download

Kahr® Requests Company Information Change from Wikipedia

Pearl River, NY – Kahr Firearms Group has changed their Wikipedia information to correct misinformation used to describe the corporation.

Date: July 23, 2013 | Download

Kahr® Firearms Group Plans Major Expansion in Pennsylvania

Pearl River, NY – Kahr Firearms Group is engaged in discussions with a development group representing Blooming Grove Township of Pike County Pennsylvania, to open a new manufacturing site and relocate the Kahr corporate office from New York to Pennsylvania. Kahr's corporate offices are currently located in Rockland County in Pearl River, New York.

Date: July 1, 2013 | Download

Kahr® Firearms Group Takes Action to Support Gun Rights

Pearl River, NY – In an effort to address the many political challenges the firearm industry has been dealt the past few months, Justin Moon, on behalf of the Kahr Firearms Group, has stepped forwarded to make generous donations in support of three critically important groups – The NRA Firearms Civil Rights Defense Fund, NRA Freedom Action Foundation and the NSSF PAC.

Date: April 8, 2013 | Download

Magnum Research® Introduces 5 New Muzzle Brakes for Desert Eagle®

Pearl River, NY – USA based Kahr Arms and the family of firearms that also includes Magnum Research and Auto Ordnance, has introduced 5 new muzzle brakes exclusively for Desert Eagle Pistols in .50AE and .44 Magnum.

Date: December 20, 2012 | Download

Magnum Research® Re-introduces Desert Eagle® .50AE, 10” Barrel

Pearl River, NY – USA based Kahr Arms and the family of firearms that also includes Magnum Research and Auto Ordnance, re-introduces the Desert Eagle Mark XIX .50AE pistol with a 10” barrel.

Date: December 18, 2012 | Download

Magnum Research® launches Glacier Ridge™ accessories product line

Pearl River, NY – USA based Kahr Arms and the family of firearms that also includes Magnum Research and Auto Ordnance, recently launched their Glacier Ridge accessories product line. The Glacier Ridge product offers an engineered ambidextrous thumbhole stock option for Magnum Research's MagnumLite® Rimfire .22LR rifles as well as the Ruger® 10/22® autoloader.

Date: October 25, 2012 | Download