The extraordinary SwitchBolt .22LR rifles are an evolutionary extension of the famously lightweight and accurate MLR rimfire rifles from Magnum Research. The SwitchBolt is born of extensive research and development, tested and perfected on the professional speed shooting circuit. Built in the USA, the SwitchBolt™ receivers, with integral Picatinny rail, are machined from a 6061-T6 forging,
By: BALLISTIC STAFF Date: 10/16/2020 At the end of September, we hosted the 2020 Athlon Outdoors Rendezvous. Its the fourth annual event of its kind where we have 30 manufacturers our to a private range for three days of shooting. As we walked from station to station on the last day of the 2020 event, something
The Baby Eagle pistol has been an icon of the shooting world since the introduction of its ancestor, the Jericho pistol, in the 1980s, which in turn uses elements of the iconic CZ 75 pistol. Now the new Baby Eagle III series is the latest version, imported by Magnum Research and manufactured in Israel by BUL Transmark. The
by: B. Gil Horman During the last two years, Magnum Research, Inc. (MRI) launched three websites that allow customers to design and order customized configurations of the company’s Desert Eagle pistol, BFR Revolver and SwitchBolt rimfire rifle. This year, all three sites were combined into one comprehensive online custom shop at MagnumResearchCustoms.com. This combined site
by: Kristin Alberts If I pulled out a box of .375 Winchester ammunition for my new gun, you might ask whether I bought a Winchester Big Bore 94 rifle or a Savage 99 lever-action. That’s where you’d be wrong. My new piece is no rifle at all, but it certainly does fire traditional rifle rounds.
By: Jana Waller Moving out West over a decade ago was one of the best decisions of my life. Not only is Montana a hunter’s paradise filled with a plethora of big game but her beauty rivals any state in the nation. Public land opportunities are plentiful but knowing that I would be sharing the
The Mark XIX Desert Eagle Tungsten pistol is a gas-operated, semi-automatic pistol with a 7-round capacity in .50AE and an 8-round capacity in .44 Magnum. The gun measures 10.75″; in length and has a 6″; barrel. Width is 1.25″;, height is 6.25″; and the weight with an empty magazine is approx. 72 ounces. It has a trigger
By: Robert Jordan Photos: Alex Landeen I like to think I’m continuing in the colorful lineage of gun writers who also served as law enforcement officers in the American West: Bill Jordan, Skeeter Skelton, Charles Askins and Jeff Cooper. Surprisingly, largerthan-life gun writer Elmer Keith never served in law enforcement or the military. However, his
By: Frank Melloni It’s hard to believe, but six years have already passed since the most eccentric governor in New York’s history passed the draconian SAFE Act. Those of you who weren’t affected by it should, at the very least, familiarize yourselves with it, as it’s a stark illustration of how they will come after your guns.