I fired a friends dessert eagle (.50 AE) a few times. Substantial recoil but not punishing. Always wanted an automag but never could afford one. Nowadays I don't think I'd want to go to all the trouble of manufacturing automag ammunition. Getting crotchety in my later years I guess.
Mark Lane to William Buckley: "Have you ever referred to Jessee Jackson as an ignoramus?"
Buckley: "If I didn't, I should have"