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Posted: 6/5/2001 7:26:29 PM EDT
Does anyone know the differance between the Desert Eagle Mark XIX and Mark VII in .50 A.E.? Which is the one to have? I have a chance to buy a Mark VII.
Link Posted: 6/5/2001 7:52:08 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 6/5/2001 7:58:54 PM EDT by warlord]
Check out there website at: http://www.magnumresearch.com/. They have an electronic means to contact them for asking questions at "contact them." Magnum Research Inc. can be reached 8:30 to 4:30 PM (CST), Monday through Friday at 1-763-574-1868 or 1-800-772-6168. http://www.zvis.com/dep.shtml
Link Posted: 6/5/2001 8:05:27 PM EDT
The Mark 19 is the new model and the 7 is the old. I own a .44 Mag Mark 7 and love it. I have also shot a .50AE Mark 19 and love it too. The 19 has some new features that are nice, but I can live without for the price difference. The 19 allows easy, but expensive, caliber changes. It also has a built in scope rail on the barrel, which the 7 doesn't. You can find the 7's at a good price, because people are clearing out the old for the new. I think they are both great guns. It just depends on what you want and how much your willing to pay. fuatos
Link Posted: 6/5/2001 9:27:30 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 6/5/2001 9:26:06 PM EDT by WWoodworth]
Link Posted: 6/5/2001 9:50:29 PM EDT
Thanks for the info guys. One thing I noticed about the Mark VII I was looking at is that it had a scope rail on it and I wonder if came that way or if someone has modified it. I'm thinking of trading a preban Mini-14 in stainless with factory folding stock. I know the Mark VII is used but it appears to be in very good condition as is my Mini-14. Would it be a good trade?
Link Posted: 6/5/2001 10:17:55 PM EDT
Sound like a good trade to me, although I hope you still have at least one tactical carbine on hand. For practicality reasons, the big DE is more a novelty, unless your local laws allow it for hunting use. I used to own a .50 (I think all the .50's were/are Mark 19s) & it was a riot to shoot. Also made a great pig weapon (the 4 legged type.) But alas, at $30 for 20 rounds I sold it to someone who wanted it worse than I wanted to keep it. Now I'm saving for one of Tony's uppers - go figure.
Link Posted: 6/5/2001 10:26:38 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 6/5/2001 10:25:29 PM EDT by WWoodworth]
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