In the years immediately following World War II, experimenters had been developing ever more powerful loads for the .44 Spl. cartridge. It was natural that a more powerful counterpart to that round should be developed in the same way that the .357 Mag. evolved from the .38 Spl.
Borrowing from time-tested semi-automatic rifle designs and combining them with some unique solutions of its own, Magnum Research was able to successfully launch a semi-automatic pistol capable of firing magnum-caliber ammunition.
This short-barreled single-action packs a punch for personal protection in the great outdoors.