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Old September 21, 2012, 03:28 PM   #1
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Polymer Baby Desert Eagle

Hi all,
I've read some reports on the forum from folks that have the steel Baby Desert Eagles. Generally they seem pretty positive. But I'm having a hard time finding some good reports on the polymer versions. I'm talking about:

Seems kind of interesting. Sort of like how I would have wanted the CZ-P07 to come out (though sans the slide mounted decocker).

Any thoughts?

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Old September 21, 2012, 03:30 PM   #2
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Not on the polymer but the all-steel is by far my fave to shoot!

I am interested in hearing the opinion on this as well!
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Old September 24, 2012, 10:38 AM   #3
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I guess I'll take that as a big No.
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Old September 24, 2012, 06:56 PM   #4
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Can't go wrong with a gun like that for 600 bucks or less.
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Old September 25, 2012, 02:30 PM   #5
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Haven't shot the Baby II but the semi-compact fits my hand nicely. The polymer framed compact 9mm is 9 ozs. lighter than the steel framed compact.
I have wanted to buy the compact version but haven't handled the steel v. polymer framed to see the difference. Unless you plan on firing 10,000+ rds. through your gun I'd think the poly frame would be the best CCW choice.
It's really how it fits your hand and feels when holstered and carried. I haven't read anything contrary about the reliability of the Baby IIs in steel or polymer frames.

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