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  Mountain Eagle Rifle
This Repeating, Bench Rest Rifle Is A Magnum Research Exclusive,
Custom-Designed By Master Rifle-Builder Jim Tertin.
 
  "Magnum Research out of Minneapolis epitomizes the industry's push for perfection.
Last year the firm combined the best features of benchrest rifles and modern materials
to create the Mountain Eagle hunting rifle"
Ron Spomer, Sporting Classics, July/August 1995


  SPECIFICATIONS

Overall length: 44"
Barrel length: 24"
Length of pull: 135/8"
Weight (average): 7 lbs., 13 oz.

VARMIT EDITION SPECIFICATIONS

Overall length: 45"
Barrel length: 26"
Length of pull: 133/4"
Weight (average): 9 lbs., 13 oz.
Calibers: .222 Remington or .223 Remington

TWIST RATES:

.270 Winchester, 1 in 10 inches
.280 Remington, 1 in 9 inches
.30-06 Springfield, 1 in 10 inches
7mm Magnum, 1 in 9 inches
.300 Win. Mag., 1 in 10 inches
.338 Win. Mag., 1 in 10 inches
.300 Weatherby, 1 in 10 inches
.375 H & H, 1 in 12 inches
.416 Remington, 1 in 14 inches
Varmit Edition:
.222 Remington, 1 in 14 inches
.223 Remington, 1 in 14 inches
7mm STW, 1 in 9 inches

    ACTION
  • Manufactured by world-famous SAKO of Finland to MRI pecifications.
    Same contour as Remington 700 to fit any 700-type base.
  • One-piece forged bolt.
  • Hinged floorplate of solid steel.
  • Precisely mated to H-S Precision bedding block
  • Lengthened receiver ring for increased rigidity and accuracy.
  • Adjustable trigger.
  • Five-shot magazine capacity (5+1) in long action.
  • Four-shot magazine capacity (4+1) in magnum action.
[Close-up Image of the Classic, custom-built SAKO action]
  STOCK

  • American custom classic designed by Jim Tertin. Manufactured by H-S Precision.
  • Kevlar-graphite construction
  • Open grip for comfort and fast handling.
  • Exclusive aluminum bedding block design
  • Free-floating barrel.
  • High comb designed for scope.
  • Recoil pad and sling swivel studs.
  • Calibers: long action in .270, .280, .30-06.
    Magnum action in 7mm Magnum, .300 Winchester,
    .338 Winchester, .300 Weatherby, .340 Weatherby,
    .375 H & H, .416 Remington Magnum.
BARREL
    
  • Match-grade, hand-lapped, cut-rifled barrel for optimum bullet stabilization.     
  • Custom-contoured and crowned to significantly reduce vibration and enhance accuracy.     
  • Manufactured to exacting "Bench Rest" quality tandards.
  • .004" head space tolerance.     
  • Varmit barrel is fluted stainless steel.

Mountain Eagle Magnum Lite
NEW! Mountain Eagle Magnum Lite rifles features either 24" sport taper or 26" 1.2 diameter bull barrel. Calibers available .270 Winchester, .280 Remington, .30-60, .300 Winchester and .223 Remington.
MERVMLG223
(New Magnum Lite graphite varmint rifle weighs 7.8 pounds (3,5 kg.),
as standard MER varmint rifle weighs 9.8 pounds (4,4 kg.).)
26" MER graphite rifle.
 
MERMLG(caliber)
(New Magnum Lite graphite rifles weighs 6.2 pounds (2,8 kg.),
as standard MER Krieger chrommoly barrel rifle weighs 7.8 pounds) (3,5 kg.).
24" MER graphite.
 
NEW! Titanium finish (TiALN) dark gray 100% weather proof.