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Thinking I might get my first 1911

Discussion in '1911 Forums' started by Big Bad Jon, Jul 14, 2010.

  1. Big Bad Jon

    Big Bad Jon

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    Ok guys, my local gun shop has the Remington R1, has anyone shot one yet. In the shop the thing feels good, and dry firing it the trigger seems good too. I am hoping that someone can lead me in the right direction.
     
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    Quack is the first one here to get one. I do not know if he has had a chance to shoot it yet or not. Bac just picked his up the other day and I pick mine up tomorrow. As for it being your first 1911, that is a decision you have to make. Not having shot one myself, but having some touchy-feely time with one, I was impressed enough to order one. I think it would make a great first 1911. The price is right. :cool:

    There is also the nastalgic reason to own it. It has been 91 years since Remington has produced a 1911.
     
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  4. Hokie1911

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    Quack has a pretty extensive review on here with TONS of pics. I also shot his out of the box before he installed the flat trigger, etc. I thought it was a great gun for the price (in my limited 1911 experience), but there are far more knowledgable people on here that that provide more detail on it.
     
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  5. bac1023

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    Its a very nicely done 1911.

    I have not shot mine yet, but every review I've seen has been positive. :)
     
  6. Quack

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    Make the move! It sure is purdy.
     
  8. doolyd

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    What's the going Street Value on these.

    Seems I saw one local for $599 or $699 can't recall.
     
  9. bac1023

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    Got mine for $599.

    Nice gun :)


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  10. Big Bad Jon

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    I think I will have to get one for sure.
     
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    That is a damn nice lookin' 1911. Too bad they went with a firing pin safety. My only complaint is the largeness of the rollmarks, but hey.