For many years, Bond Arms has been the leader in derringer gun manufacturing, and have grown a huge following. Self-defense carry customers and collectors alike have jumped on the Bond Arms train and have gone down the road to derringer ownership. Derringers are like dogs..you can have one, but in your heart you want a lot more.
When Bond Arms introduced the Cyclops 45-70 this year, we were truly amazed that you could get that type of firepower in such a small handgun. Let’s dive into the specifics of the Cyclops and see what makes it so unique and so special.
In the world of firearms, some models stand out not just for their performance, but for their sheer audacity. The Bond Arms Cyclops chambered in .45-70 Government is one such beast—a powerhouse of a handgun that redefines the meaning of raw firepower. Priced at a competitive MSRP of $699.00, this single-shot marvel from Bond Arms promises an unmatched shooting experience, making it a must-have for aficionados of big bore handguns.
The Cyclops is offered in 45-70 and .44 Mag or .50 AE possibly to come!
The Bond Arms Cyclops doesn’t just inch into the realm of big bore ammunition; it storms in with authority, chambered in the legendary .45-70 Government. This cartridge, known for its historical significance and formidable stopping power, finds a new home in the Cyclops. Bond Arms, true to its innovative spirit, has hinted at future releases, teasing enthusiasts with the promise of barrel options in other powerhouse calibers like .44 Magnum and .50 AE. For those who crave adrenaline-pumping firepower, the Cyclops is just the beginning of a thrilling journey into big bore fun.
At the heart of the Cyclops is a 4.25″ stainless steel barrel, meticulously bored out as a single-shot to enhance both weight and comfort. This thoughtful design choice not only adds heft to the handgun for improved stability but also ensures a more controlled shooting experience. The barrel’s stainless steel construction guarantees durability, promising a lasting companion for enthusiasts who relish the recoil of substantial calibers.
The 4.5″ Stainless barrel provides a good weight balance for the Cyclops
One of the standout features of the Cyclops is its proprietary B6 resin grips. Crafted with precision, these grips fill the hand perfectly, providing a comfortable and ergonomic shooting experience. Bond Arms has spared no effort in ensuring that every shot fired from the Cyclops is not just powerful but also pleasant, with the grips playing a significant role in mitigating recoil and enhancing overall control.
The newly designed grip on the Cyclops uses a B6 resin and really gives a good resistance to any felt recoil
The Cyclops isn’t just a behemoth in appearance; it’s a marvel on the shooting range. Despite its single-shot nature, this Bond Arms creation delivers an experience that is unparalleled. The single-action mechanism, coupled with a 7lb. trigger pull weight, ensures precise control over every shot. Each pull of the trigger is deliberate, allowing shooters to savor the anticipation before unleashing the mighty .45-70 round.
The fixed sights add to the simplicity of the design, offering a clear line of sight and making target acquisition swift and precise. While the Cyclops may only have a single round in its chamber, Bond Arms has engineered it to be a masterpiece, where every shot counts, delivering unmatched accuracy and power with each trigger squeeze.
Author shooting the 45-70 Bond Arms Cyclops
With the release of the Cyclops .45-70 Government, Bond Arms has raised the bar for big bore handguns. This single-shot marvel is not just a testament to the craftsmanship and ingenuity of Bond Arms but also a harbinger of things to come. As enthusiasts revel in the recoil and power of the .45-70, Bond Arms tantalizingly hints at future releases, promising even more options for those who crave the adrenaline rush of big bore ammunition.
In a market saturated with choices, the Bond Arms Cyclops stands out as a bold statement, a fusion of form and functionality that redefines the boundaries of handgun performance. Priced affordably at $699.00, this powerhouse proves that unmatched power and precision need not come with an exorbitant price tag. For those who seek a handgun that embodies the spirit of raw firepower, the Cyclops beckons—a true embodiment of the future of big bore handguns. So, gear up, tell your favorite gun dealer, and get ready to experience the thunderous roar of the Cyclops .45-70—a beast that demands respect and delivers unparalleled excitement on the shooting range.
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