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Can a Desert Eagle Shoot? I think so!
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PostPosted: Thu Dec 08, 2005 7:03 pm    Post subject: Can a Desert Eagle Shoot? I think so! Reply with quote

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I shot this group with the Desert Eagle 10" barrel at 50 yds from a good rest, it is equiped with a Leupold 2X scope.
the load that shot this group is 22.3gr Aliant 2400, 210gr Seirra JHC's, with federal LP primers in WW cases.
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PostPosted: Fri Dec 09, 2005 8:47 am    Post subject: Re: Can a Desert Eagle Shoot? I think so! Reply with quote

I take it 44 mag?

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PostPosted: Fri Dec 09, 2005 9:29 am    Post subject: Re: Can a Desert Eagle Shoot? I think so! Reply with quote

Oops sorry bout that, Yes 44 magnum.

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PostPosted: Fri Dec 09, 2005 9:46 am    Post subject: Re: Can a Desert Eagle Shoot? I think so! Reply with quote

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Oops sorry bout that, Yes 44 magnum.


Load specs gave that away Razz



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PostPosted: Fri Dec 09, 2005 10:01 am    Post subject: Re: Can a Desert Eagle Shoot? I think so! Reply with quote

I should put a scope on my 500 although it does about 1.5 inches at 50 with these eyes.

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PostPosted: Fri Dec 09, 2005 12:15 pm    Post subject: Re: Can a Desert Eagle Shoot? I think so! Reply with quote

It could do better with optic's, I suppose.

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PostPosted: Sun Dec 11, 2005 10:22 pm    Post subject: Re: Can a Desert Eagle Shoot? I think so! Reply with quote

Nice group ! and good shooting.
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PostPosted: Thu Dec 15, 2005 9:48 am    Post subject: Re: Can a Desert Eagle Shoot? I think so! Reply with quote

POP!!! If you go for optics get a GOOD scope, My Desert Eagle 50ae eats cheap optics for breakfast, I can only imagine what that 500 will do with them.

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PostPosted: Thu Dec 15, 2005 10:15 am    Post subject: Re: Can a Desert Eagle Shoot? I think so! Reply with quote

I have a Burris on my 500, and nothing, not even 725gr of a WFNGC disrupted zero on it Very Happy

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PostPosted: Thu Dec 15, 2005 10:28 am    Post subject: Re: Can a Desert Eagle Shoot? I think so! Reply with quote

Burris to my way of thinking is not a cheap scope, I'm talking those things you fins in those military surrplus magazines, (Sportsmans Guide)

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PostPosted: Thu Dec 15, 2005 10:53 am    Post subject: Re: Can a Desert Eagle Shoot? I think so! Reply with quote

You are correct, however and in retrospect, you said a "GOOD" scope because your DE eats cheap ones. Save the $$$ and buy one good one, as to where spending the same on disposable scopes over time that i can gaurantee won't hold zero after only a few shots.

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PostPosted: Thu Dec 15, 2005 11:45 am    Post subject: Re: Can a Desert Eagle Shoot? I think so! Reply with quote

Yes I agree, but alot of people dont see it that way, and spend, collectivly on several cheap ones, way more than we would on one good Leupold or weaver or Burris. T/C makes a decent pistol scope as well.
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 20, 2006 12:19 pm    Post subject: Re: Can a Desert Eagle Shoot? I think so! Reply with quote


See If I have it figured out!
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 20, 2006 12:23 pm    Post subject: Re: Can a Desert Eagle Shoot? I think so! Reply with quote


And here is the rig that shoots these groups!
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 20, 2006 12:34 pm    Post subject: Re: Can a Desert Eagle Shoot? I think so! Reply with quote

Gee wizz....Look at those powder burns Laughing j/k

Great job Very Happy Have you tried further out yet to maybe 75 or 100 yards?

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