By Graham Baates
YouTube personality, Graham Baates, reviews the Magnum Research MR9 Eagle Handgun, bonus video.
USA – -(Ammoland.com)- Though not the newest kid on the block, the Magnum Research MR9 Eagle deserves some attention. It’s not often Dr. Dallhammer’s de-cocking and re-cocking striker-fire system is encountered.
This interesting system may have intimidated some, but combines the benefits of a traditional DA/SA with those of a striker-fired system.
We’ll not get into the engineering feat that makes all of this happen, but summarize the benefits as such: Upon loading the gun a simple push of the slide-mounted button de-cocks the striker safely and puts the gun into a longer, heavier double action for the first shot. If you decide you want a single-action first shot, simply move the slide back about a quarter of an inch and you’ll see the striker pop up out of the back of the slide indicating the striker is now armed.
If you decide to leave the striker armed after loading the gun the trigger will be in an “anti-stress” mode. This unique mode provides little resistance for the first half of the pull and then a slight …Read the Rest