Magnum Research : Desert Eagle Mark XIX Pistol
The Magnum Research Desert Eagle is a long survivor among the big-bore semi-automatic pistols. Most other designs fade away after entering the market. With the expanding branch of the Desert Eagle from Magnum Research, the line of Mark XIX pistols keeps expanding. With the addition of new and unique metal finishes from many choices to choose from, the calibers of 357 Magnum, 44 Magnum, and 50 AE (Action Express) chamberings, this Mark XIX is well at the top of its class.
The gas-operated, semi- automatic Mark XIX Desert Eagle Pistol has emerged as an icon in today's pop- culture. With 25 years plus of being customized and accessorized; this The Mark 19 Desert Eagle has been shown in much media all over the world. With a variety of different customizations, the Magnum Research Desert Eagle Mark XIX has a variety of finishes from a black oxide finish to chrome, nickel, and gold; and the addition of a muzzle brake option on select models. Another feature to the standard of the Desert Eagle Pistol is it comes with ambidextrous safeties and a the Weaver-Style rail. The MRI Mark XIX Desert Eagle is constructed with a Weaver style accessory rail. This rail is located on the barrel and runs from as far back as the chamber region to the rear of the front sight of the pistol. With the Weaver rail, many options are available for the customization of the MRI Desert Eagle, including the use of different scope rings and many other after- market optics. The customization is up to the shooter.
The Magnum Research Desert Eagle Mark XIX General Features
The Magnum Research Desert Eagle Mark XIX Safety
The MRI Mark 19 Desert Eagle safety is ambidextrous. This means the shooter/user of this handgun can operate the Desert Eagle either by either hand, right or left hand. Only as the safety is in the on position, the firing pin is blocked. This disconnects the trigger bar from the rear simultaneously. With much testing, Magnum Research proves that the Desert Eagle Mark XIX is safe from firing accidently while the safety is engaged.
The Construction of the Magnum Research Desert Eagle Mark XIX
MRIs Desert Eagle Mark XIX Pistols are manufactured on the latest CNC, Computer Numerical Controlled, machines to exacting specifications and tight tolerances or precision-cast, and machined from high- quality carbon steel.
The Magnum Research Desert Eagle Mark XIX Platform, (Mark 19)
The Magnum Research Mark XIX Pistol (Mark 19), offers interchangeability. Once possessed, the Mark XIX handgun can be converted by switching the components on the pistol. The barrel length or the caliber can be changed in seconds, of course with the appropriate MRI Mark XIX parts/components on hand. Three different calibers are offered with the MRI Mark XIX component system, this includes the calibers of: .357 Magnum, .44 Magnum, or the .50 AE (Action Express). The two different barrels lengths are the standard configuration of the 6 inch barrel or the 10 inch barrel. Unfortunately the 10" barrel is only offered in the black oxide finish only. The great aspect of the Magnum Research Mark XIX Series is that once of these pistols is purchased, with the correct platform on hand, the other five pistols can be interchanged by the switch of the barrel or magazines; though in some cases the bolt-assembly is required to be converted too.