Cabela’s Exclusive Deagle Brand 1911

Just in case you forget what type of gun you own, it kindly reminds you:

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It’s just too bad there wasn’t more room on the slide for a larger font.  It would have been classier if those slide serrations weren’t in the way, and they could have engraved “MAGNUM RESEARCH” about 1 inch high on there too.

Jokes aside I’m sure it’s a perfectly great 1911.  You can pick it up only at Cabela’s for between $750 and $1100.

Thoughts?  Do you wish “.45 ACP” was engrave really large somewhere too?

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MrMaigo August 7, 2014 at 12:47 am

As long as it isn’t spelled wrong. Seen a baby eagle that’s stamped “Dersert”

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Lolinski August 7, 2014 at 01:22 am

They even wrote “G” at the end so that people know what you are when they see you with this strap.

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atm August 7, 2014 at 05:02 am

Don’t know why MR, STI, and Rock Island have to ruin good guns like that. Only thing worse was from that TV show when the gun shop put a huge G U N S M O K E logo on all their custom work. Send a gun in for a sight install and it comes back with that big logo – I’d be pissed!

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Scott August 7, 2014 at 07:27 am

The last RI 1911 i had didn’t have the huge lettering on the side. It had just a small log on the rear of the slide. I think they are all coming out of the factory like that now. Of course no one updates their photos on the sales websites…

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Mud August 7, 2014 at 07:20 am

For that price, I would want, “ME TOO” engraved on the slide also.

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derpmaster August 7, 2014 at 07:51 am

Does anyone buy this crap? How do all these 1911 companies stay solvent when they are all selling what is essentially the exact same thing as everyone else?

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Lolinski August 9, 2014 at 11:47 pm

Aren’t the AR companies doing the same?

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Abunai August 7, 2014 at 03:39 pm

I got rid of a S&W 1911 for exactly the same reason. Just couldn’t stand the huge lettering.

I suspect these won’t sell very well until they polish off the lettering…

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treestump August 7, 2014 at 10:30 pm

What a missed opportunity to get deagle engraved on it.

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JRKey August 8, 2014 at 04:21 am

Now if the would let me choose the engraving, whole other story! “.45acp So Fuck You!”

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Audacia77 August 8, 2014 at 01:18 pm

Somebody better drop a “Three Wolf Moon” review on Cabela’s page!

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Frank August 8, 2014 at 09:32 pm

Very subtle.

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Ross August 9, 2014 at 05:08 am

Color case hardened frame tho. Dang.

I could maybe deal or swap the slide for that frame.

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