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Desert eagle II

Posted: Sun Apr 22, 2018 5:51 pm
by GMG1
I've been looking at new handguns and am thinking about the Jericho/Desert Eagle II. Has anyone had any experience with them?

Re: Desert eagle II

Posted: Tue Apr 24, 2018 7:13 am
by patw
I don't know much about the newer models but the originals I can only compare to a Ruger, in that they were built like tanks and meant to last in some extreme areas. I had an all steel pistol-slide and frame and it was heavy. Recoil was nothing due to the weight. If you are looking to get one for h.d. it is a good choice but if you are looking to get it for ccw it will be like carry an anchor unless you get the polymer model but I don't have any experience with them.

Re: Desert eagle II

Posted: Wed Apr 25, 2018 6:58 pm
by GMG1
Thanks for the reply.

Re: Desert eagle II

Posted: Tue May 15, 2018 10:07 am
by cdi919
I have a polymer framed compact with the slide mounted decocker. its a excellent gun with low recoil due to it being a cz clone. plus it takes cz mags. very smooth trigger. my only gripe about it is the decocker takes up serration Realestate on the slide and hurts the fingers a little while racking the slide. i wish it was a framed mounted decocker. i got mine brand new at a gun show for $325 about a year ago.

Re: Desert eagle II

Posted: Tue May 15, 2018 8:40 pm
by GMG1
Thanks for the reply. I'm a fan of the .40/.45. The article I read was on the .45. What caliber is yours?

Re: Desert eagle II

Posted: Wed May 16, 2018 7:21 pm
by cdi919
GMG1 wrote:
Tue May 15, 2018 8:40 pm
Thanks for the reply. I'm a fan of the .40/.45. The article I read was on the .45. What caliber is yours?
Mine is 9mm. i like the all metal 45 and its on my list of 45's to buy.