Magnum Research Desert Eagle 1911 U

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Magnum Research Desert Eagle 1911 U right side

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

Manufacturer’s Description

Magnum Research‘s Desert Eagle 1911 U is a compact, 1911-style semiauto pistol built on an aircraft-grade aluminum-alloy frame and chambered in .45 ACP. Other features include:

  • a 3″, bushing-less, bull barrel with an 11-degree muzzle crown;

    The Desert Eagle 1911 U from the right.

    The Desert Eagle 1911 U from the right.

  • a 4140 high carbon steel slide;
  • a stainless steel, full-length guide rod;
  • a Series 70 configuration;
  • an adjustable rear sight (windage and elevation);
  • a checkered front strap;
  • a flat, checkered, aluminum mainspring housing;
  • double diamond checkered wood grips;
  • stainless steel hex screws;
  • a high-rise beavertail safety;
  • a skeletonized hammer;
  • an aluminum trigger;
  • an extended magazine release;
  • an extended thumb safety; and
  • two six-round magazines.

The Specs

Caliber Capacity BBL OAL Width Height Weight
.45 ACP 6+1 3″ 6.85″ n/a 5″ 25.8 oz.


MSRP: $946

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The Desert Eagle 1911 U from the left.

The Desert Eagle 1911 U from the left.

One thought on “Magnum Research Desert Eagle 1911 U

  1. Bob

    I have had at least 25 1911 45 pistols. 9 Kimbers, Les bare, Sig, S&W, Ati ect. None i mean none
    have come out of the box and been this good. Fit and finish are Excellent. Accuracy at 25yds is
    excellent 2 to 3 in groups. Reliability is the BEST of any 45 I have ever owned. I just passed 1000 rds
    of mixed ammo and have not had1 problem.This gun is made so well I can see O wear marks on any part of the barrel, frame ect. This is the BEST 1911 I have ever fired. I recommend this gun to anyone who wants an accurate, reliable well made 3in 1911 45. i have been shooting for over 60 yrs and its about
    time someone has come out with a 1911 45 that runs, and runs.
    BOB

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