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Remington 1911-R1 in American Rifleman

Discussion in '1911 Forums' started by Quack, Jan 18, 2011.

  1. Quack

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    just reading through then new AR and it has the Remington R1 in it.
    what's interesting is the 5 shot group averages with a total of 15 groupings

    Federal Match FMJ - 2.06"
    Black Hills JHP - 2.16"
    Remington Golden Saber JHP - 1.85"
     
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  2. Yeah I read that too today.... it was rather interesting....


    Alex
     


  3. zhix

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    I looked at an R1 when they first came out and almost bought one. I have recently seen two others and they did not seem to have as nice a fit and finish. One had a loose slide to frame fit and both had a prominent line down the front strap that I did not notice on the first one.
     
  4. PlasticGuy

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    My Remington R1 is pretty good. It's not a beautiful work of art or anything, but fit and finish are equal to other guns in the same price range (and better than many). I think you get your money's worth, if mine is representative of the average R1.
     
  5. Bearlaker

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    I haven't read the article yet, just looked at the pretty picture at the start of it.
     
  6. bac1023

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    The R1 is a very photogenic 1911. :supergrin:
     
  7. TSAX

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    Saw the show they did on it. Not impressed but I have not fired it yet so I can't give first hand knowledge of it. But for about $699 I'd rather pay a $100 to $150 more for a SW 1911 PD or Sig 1911 or Kimber Custom Target or a Rock Island w/ Wilson upgrades.
     
  8. bac1023

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    You don't pay $699 for the Remington.
     
  9. glock2740

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    I agree. I'd like to get one and do it up like Quack is doing his. Except I would add some MIM parts. :rofl:
     
  10. Quack

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    :animlol:
     
  11. The MIM1 by Quacksmith. :rofl:
     
  12. Herb Twoleaf

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    I noticed the frontstrap looks disproportionately thick... what's with the junk in the trunk?
     
  13. popeye1

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    I have a Remington Rand, M1911 A1, U.S. Army, it was bought through the NRA, CMP, in the sixties, looks brand new and shoots great. I thought i might buy the new Remington R1, just to have the old and the new.