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New Product Round Up — SHOT Day 2

The SHOT Show (Shooting Hunting Outdoor Trade) in Las Vegas is enormous to say the least. The show runs for four days. If you wanted to walk the show floor and visit every booth, you would have about eight seconds at each! While we cannot see it all, we spent plenty of time softening the shoe leather to come up with Day 2’s list of cool new products.

Remington R51 Slide Open

SHOT Show 2014 Special Edition Day 3: New Handguns

Cheaper Than Dirt! staffers covering the 2014 SHOT Show in Las Vegas have added a third day of articles about new handguns introduced at the show. In this edition are details about Kahr Arms’ CT4543 and full-frame CT40 and CT45 and Magnum Research’s 3-inch ultra-compact 1911, the Undercover DE1911U. Also, Para USA has new 9mm 1911-patterned handguns, and Remington surprises the firearms industry again with the introduction of the new R51 compact 9mm semi-auto.

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Kahr Plans to Move HQ from NY to Pennsylania

Kahr Firearms Group is engaged in discussions with a development group representing Blooming Grove Township of Pike County, Pennsylvania, to open a new manufacturing site and relocate the Kahr corporate office from New York to Pennsylvania. Kahr’s corporate offices are currently located in Rockland County in Pearl River, New York.

Your Gun’s so Ugly…

MasterPiece Arms 930T

I’m not really a MAC, but I play one at the gun range.

I’m not really a MAC, but I play one at the gun range.

No offense, but these box guns are ugly as sin. I know that the MAC-10, Tech-9, and UZI have a lot of fans, but be honest with me here; it’s not their beautiful aesthetics that have the appeal. The MAC-10 was the first American submachine gun. It shoots incredibly fast and for being made of cheap stamped metal, a real MAC-10 will cost you roughly $3000. However, for about $500 and without all the FFL licensing, you can get the MasterPiece Arms clone . With all those do-dads attached. Submachine guns draw attention, I ogle UZIs when I see them at the range and they look good in the hands of bad guys in the movies. They’ve gotten a bad rap by being notoriously linked, whether true or not, to violent street gangs. They call these guns, “spray and pray,” but you’re not taking your MasterPiece Arms 930T into battle, so you won’t have to worry about that. You might want to pray just in case though. The MasterPiece Arms 930T holds 30 rounds of 9mm and has a 3.3-inch threaded barrel so you can add a suppressor-, which seems to be the thing to do if you have one of these bad boys.

I’ve always wanted a MAC-10!

 

 

Cobra Enterprises CB38 Big Bore Derringer .38 Special

Oh hey! Look at me. I match your hot pink and black lacy garter belt.

Oh hey! Look at me. I match your hot pink and black lacy garter belt.

Oh God. This thing just makes me sad. You guys know I like pink, but this majestic pink finish just hurts me. But you know what, it’s different, so kudos to Cobra. The Cobra Enterprises CB38 Derringers are replicas of the Remington Derringer from back in the Wild West days. The Remington Derringer was popular with women of ill repute, so I can just picture a single action shooting cowgirl flashing this bright, shiny pink CB38 Derringer. Not that single action shooters are ladies of ill repute, not at all. I mean, I just envision a sharp shootin’ modern day cowgirl liking this gun. Before I type myself into a hole, I’ll tell you about this Cobra Enterprises CB38. It is 100 percent made in the USA from alloy with black synthetic grips. It has two 2.75-inch barrels and shoots .38 Special. It’s a single-action with fixed sights.

Redeeming my reputation.

 

 

 

 

Taurus Model 22 Semi Automatic Handgun

Yellow. An alternative to pink.

Yellow. An alternative to pink.

Not everyone likes pink, so I guess yellow could be a viable alternative. You know if you want a different color other than black or stainless on your gun. The Taurus Model PT-22 semi-automatic rimfire handgun, chambered for .22 Long Rifle, has a tip-up barrel, which means you can load the first round into the chamber without having to rack the slide. Therefore, the Model PT-22 is a good handgun to introduce semi-automatics to someone who is nervous about being able to operate the slide. It operates in double-action only with a six-pound trigger pull. The Taurus PT-22 with the yellow polymer frame is a Dealer Exclusive model with a 2.33-inch barrel, a manual safety, and fixed sights.

Taurus PT-22 Worse Than a Bing Sting!

 

 

 

 

Magnum Research Desert Eagle MK19

Magnum Research Desert Eagle MK19

Magnum Research Desert Eagle MK19

I know that I will have many people complain about me picking this out as an “ugly” gun, as there are plenty of Magnum Research fans out there, but see, I’m a silver girl, not gold, and this thing is just hideous. The Magnum Research .50 AE pistol shows up a lot in movies and TV because it is so huge that it looks big, bad, and scary. But in gold? I don’t know about scary. Pretentious, maybe? I like how Magnum Research describes the Desert Eagle: “The combat-type trigger guard is designed for two-handed shooting.” Really? Who is gonna shoot this thing with one hand? .50 AE is a huge caliber! The Magnum Research Desert Eagle has a six-inch chrome-lined barrel, fixed sights, and shoots single-action. It holds eight rounds of .50 Action Express ammunition with Hogue rubber grips and a full Picatinny rail to add a laser or a light. Not to mention that it is covered in 24K gold. Bling. Bling.

Spendin’ cheese.

 

 

 

 

Taurus Judge Polymer Public Defender Revolver

We, the jury, find the Judge guilty.

We, the jury, find the Judge guilty.

I really don’t think the original Judge is ugly, but the polymer Judge is just unsightly. The polymer-framed Taurus Judge is lighter than the original model and has an adjustable rear sight. It holds five rounds of either .45 Long Colt or .410 Bore shotshells in its 2.5-inch chamber. The barrel is 2.5-inches long with a 1:12” twist and six grooves. The Taurus Judge revolvers are hailed as a really good snake gun and are good for a close-quarters self-defense weapon.
I can’t afford a private attorney, I’ll take the Public Defender.

None of these are ever going to win a beauty contest, but none of them are horrible guns either. Just because the gun isn’t sexy, doesn’t mean it is crap. Besides, beauty is all in the eye of the beholder, right?

Our Favorite Picks of the Day

Bleeding Zombie Target

Item: Target-300

Chris the Bleeding Zombie

Chris the Bleeding Zombie

OK, so he doesn’t amble and stumble towards you slowly, but this dude actually “bleeds” when you shoot him. Chris is a life-sized, 3-dimensional zombie target that makes perfect practice for when your training for the apocalypse. He stands 33.5” tall and comes with a mounting stake. Even better, Chris isn’t an alien zombie, he was “born” in the United States.

Zombie Industries fills their zombie target with biodegradable material, so clean up is a cinch. It can withstand 1,000 of rounds of various calibers, so shoot away! Even if you are not into the whole zombie apocalypse thing, Chris makes a fun and different target to shoot at.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Blackhawk Fury Gloves

Item: 2-BH8093XLCT

Blackhawk Fury Gloves

Blackhawk Fury Gloves

I’m not really a fireman, but I play one TV. Well. Not really, but these Blackhawk Fury Gloves with Nomex are what I would wear if I was fighting fires. The Fury gloves made with Nomex are heavy-duty work gloves perfect for extreme heat environments. Nomex is also good for electrical work and for the oil/gas rig. The Fury gloves have padded protection on the knuckles and the back of the hand.

The fit is secure and comfortable and still allows for perfect dexterity of your fingers to work or fire your weapon effectively.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pink is the new black!

Item: 2-AACO101325

Advanced Armament Girly Shirt

Advanced Armament Girly Shirt

Who says you can’t look tough in pink? Believe me, who is gonna mess with a girl carrying a gun anyway? Besides being just a t-shirt, Advanced Armament adds some excellent suggestions on multiple uses for your shirt:

  1. Blot lipstick
  2. Touch up eyeliner
  3. Win wet T-shirt contest

Not only that, but Advanced Armament recognizes that guns and skulls and pink on a women’s sized, (sizes range from small to xx-large) non-baggy, cute form-fitting shirt beats out big and baggy manly shirts any day. Well, for girls anyway.

Did I mention that it’s pink and has a gun on it?