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.
By Michael R Shea – January 22, 2020 Designed in Pillager, Minnesota, in 1983, Desert Eagle pistols fast became a favorite of Hollywood in the 1980s and 1990s. Arnold, the Punisher, and even Pamela Anderson carried one. Manufactured for Magnum Research (now part of Kahr Firearms Group) by Israeli Weapons Industries at that time, the
By Michael R Shea – August 26th, 2019 Most people, myself included, learned about the powerful Desert Eagle from the movies. Arnold toted a matte stainless Desert Eagle in Commando, easily my favorite boyhood flick. DE’s were all over RoboCop (1987) and Dolph Lundgren carried one in The Punisher (1989). They were in the video game series Tomb Raider, Grand Theft Auto, Rainbow
by B. Gil Horman – Saturday, April 4, 2020 At the conclusion of the first set of range tests for the Magnum Research, Inc. custom ‘Thunder Snub’ BFR .45-70 Gov’t. single-action revolver, there were a couple of questions left unanswered. First, with so many big-bore revolver rounds to choose from, why chamber this one for a 2.5″ long rifle cartridge