Magnum Research Desert Eagle 1911 C

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Summary: The description, specs, photo, pricing and user ratings for the Magnum Research Desert Eagle 1911 C pistol.

Manufacturer’s Description

Magnum Research‘s Desert Eagle 1911 G is a shortened 1911 built on a steel frame and chambered in .45 ACP. Features include an enhanced beavertail safety, a skeletonized trigger and hammer, a crisp trigger, an extended safety lever, a beveled magazine well and tight tolerances for enhanced accuracy. The pistol ships with one magazine in the gun and one additional magazine.

The Specs

Caliber Capacity BBL OAL Width Height Weight
.45 ACP 7+1 4.33″ 7.87″ 1.28″ 5.25″ 2.12 lbs. empty


MSRP: $799


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One thought on “Magnum Research Desert Eagle 1911 C

  1. Rich Metzger

    I have the 1911U, which I didn’t find listed as a choice. I knew beforehand, from writing to them, that the dovetails don’t match standard Colt 1911 sight dovetails, so I’m hoping Magnum Research comes out with a Trijicon or Meprolight tritium/dayglo front sight for this gun. Note also that the magazines have an unusually with opening at the top/throat, so even though other brands like Act-Mag look nice and generally work, esp. if loaded with 6 instead of 7, for personal defense I would stick with Magnum Research’s utilitarian-looking ones – they are available through the company’s website.Hopefully they will develop a 7-rounder with a bit larger butt pad, for full purchase on the grip.
    My gunsmith was impressed by the fit and finish of the gun and had nothing to recommend – Usually I go for a fluff-and-buff. A good-looking gun. If Hogue develops a green laser grip for it, I’ll ignore the front-strap stippling to get the bright green light. Comfy to carry.

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