Remington’s line of R1 1911s has gotten high marks, especially when you compare features and performance for their price. See JWT’s review of the Carry Commander here and a reader evaluation of the Government model here. Their latest addition is a series of three R1 Limited Double Stack models in 9mm, .40 S&W and .45 ACP. Here’s the press release . . .
Huntsville, AL – Remington, building on two centuries of American ingenuity announced today that its line of 1911 R1 Limited Double Stack handguns are now shipping and available at retailers, dealers and distributors across the country.
The new Model 1911 R1 Limited Double Stack pistol series has been engineered end-to-end for championship performance. With its Ionbond PVD coating, the 5-inch match-grade stainless steel barrel, slide and frame deliver silky smooth operation in heavy use. The ambidextrous extended thumb safety makes for easy operation in either hand. Its ﬁber optic front sight and fully adjustable LPA target rear sight are built for rapid target acquisition and shaving split seconds off your score.
Features and Benefits:
- 5″ barrel length — ramped, match-grade barrel – For superb accuracy
- Wide Rear and Front Cocking Serrations – (Checkered front strap and mainspring housing) For positive grip regardless of ﬁeld conditions
- LPA Fully Adjustable Match Sights – (adjustable rear) For precision shooting
- Fiber Optic Front Sight – For faster target acquisition
- Extended Beavertail Grip Safety – For sure grip in the ﬁeld
- Adjustable Skeletonized Trigger and oversized magwell – For a clean crisp break
- Tough PVD DLC Finish – For durability in all conditions
- VZ G10 Grips – For solid hold while ﬁring
- Two Double-Stack Magazines (Stainless Steel)
- Stainless Steel Frame and Slide (machined carbon steel slide and frame with a satin black oxide finish)
The new Remington 1911 R1 Limited Double Stack handguns are currently available in three models – Remington R1 Limited 19.9 – 9mm, Remington R1 Limited 18.40 – 40 S&W and Remington R1 Limited 15.45 – 45 Auto, an MSRP of $1,399. For further details on 1911 offerings click here.
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Remington R1 Limited Double Stack 1911About Remington Arms Company, LLC
Remington Arms Company, LLC, (“Remington”) headquartered in Madison, N.C., designs, produces and sells sporting goods for the hunting and shooting sports markets, as well as solutions to the military, government and law enforcement markets. Founded in 1816 in upstate New York, the Company is the nation’s oldest continuously operating manufacturer and continues to manufacture in its original plant located in Ilion, NY. Remington is a privately-held manufacturer of firearms, silencers, and ammo products and one of the largest domestic producers of ammunition, shotguns, and rifles. The Remington family of companies has 12 locations across 9 states employing more than 3,500 people and distributes its products throughout the U.S. and in more than 55 foreign countries.
More information about the Company can be found at www.remington.com.