Magnum Research is reintroducing the long 10″ barred version of the Desert Eagle. The Desert Eagle has a fixed barrel with a picatinny rail for optics, making it a good handgun hunting platform. The 10″ barrel will increase the velocity of the .50 AE or .44 Magnum rounds it fires.
From the press release …
USA based Kahr Arms and the family of firearms that also includes Magnum Research and Auto Ordnance, re-introduces the Desert Eagle Mark XIX .50AE pistol with a 10” barrel.
The DE5010 is a .50AE gas-operated, rotating bolt semi-automatic pistol. It is constructed with a high-quality carbon steel barrel, frame and slide, and a full Picatinny rail system on the barrel. The DE5010 also features fixed combat-style sights. The pistol is finished in black oxide, but, other custom finishes will be available in the future. The Desert Eagle Mark XIX with the 10” barrel is also offered in a .44 Magnum model.
The barrel length on the DE5010 is 10” making the overall length 14.75 ” in either caliber. The bore diameter is .495” for the .50AE, .429 for .44 Magnum, height is 6.25” and the slide width is 1.25”. Total weight with an empty magazine is 4 lbs. 12 oz. Magazine capacity is 7 rounds for the .50AE and 8 rounds for the .44 Magnum.
They are not cheap. The MSRP of the .50 AE model is $1,683.00 and MSRP of the .44 Magnum model is $1,650.00