Magnum Research Animal Print Desert Eagles

Magnum Research introduced the first in a series of animal print Desert Eagles back in February. Fast forward three months and the Cheetah is now sold out.

The company is now introducing two new animal prints as a result of the Cheetah’s success. Both the Kryptek Highlander and the Snakeskin Desert Eagles are available in either .50 AE or .44 Mag.

The two new designs utilize a water transfer method. It has been extensively tested for durability and has proven to be very tough. Even cleaning solvents and acetone will not soften or damage the finish.

The Desert Eagle .50 AE is a gas-operated, semi-automatic pistol with a 7-round capacity in .50 AE and 8-round capacity in .44 Magnum.

Both guns measure 10.75 inches in length with a 6-inch barrel. The slide width is 1.25 inches, height is 6.25 inches and the weight with an empty magazine is approximately 4 pounds, 5.8 ounces. in .50 AE, and 4 pounds, 6.6 ounces in the .44 Mag.

The Desert Eagle has a trigger reach of 2.75 inches and a sight radius of 8.5 inches with the 6-inch barrel.

The construction of the Desert Eagle utilizes the latest CNC machine technology providing exacting specifications with tight tolerances creating a work of art in a precision firearm.

The grip is anatomically formed and provides an ideal hand seating angle for two-handed shooting allowing for comfortable, rapid and accurate firing.

The Weaver style accessory rail easily allows for aftermarket optics and scope rings.

The limited edition Kryptek Highlander and Snakeskin print Desert Eagles are only available while supplies last. Additional animal print patterns will be introduced later in the year.

The MSRP on either of the new animal print patterns for the Desert Eagle is $1793 for the .50 AE or the .44 Magnum.

For more information on the animal print Desert Eagles and other products from Magnum Research, please visit

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