Originally Posted by ditto1958
Would a Remington R1 be a good first 1911? I would like a 1911 that is in the $600-800 range, preferably American made, and kinda traditional looking. A Ruger SR1911 looks like it would fit the bill, but I have yet to actually see one in a store around here. I would like to hold it before buying. R1's are fairly common in the stores we have here.
If being Made In America is a requirement, I applaude your way of thinking, but you should know thr R1 has a cast frame that is made in the Phillipines. The Ruger also having a cast frame which Ruger has pretty much perfected the process is 100% made in America.
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Last edited by AK74play; 12-09-2012 at 14:21..