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Old 06-09-2010, 14:26   #1
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just picked up a...

Remington
It's a really nice gun, IMO better than the Springfield mil-spec.
The fit on the one I chose was nice and tight, the other samples had a little play in the slide to frame fit. I know that it shouldn't matter, but since they had a few I asked to see a few of them. Will have more pics once I get home. I'll take it to the range on Saturday when I meet up with Hokieshooter.

Here's a quick pic
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Old 06-09-2010, 14:44   #2
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Old 06-09-2010, 14:58   #3
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My dealer was nice enough to e-mail me last night and tell me he just got one in yesterday. He is always doing things like that to me. It is a sharp looking pistol and I will have one.
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Old 06-09-2010, 15:12   #4
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I like the subtle advertisement for the multitool.

"Your 1911 isn't complete without it! Look at this empty space in the box! You're missing out, order today!"
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Old 06-09-2010, 15:18   #5
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IMO better than the Springfield mil-spec.
Damn!
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Old 06-09-2010, 15:37   #6
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Very nice and clean !!!
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Old 06-09-2010, 15:40   #7
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Very cool Don.

It looks very nice.

I should have one in the near future.
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It appears to be blued, is it? I like that better than parkerizing.
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Old 06-09-2010, 16:20   #9
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It appears to be blued, is it? I like that better than parkerizing.
Its a black oxide, actually.
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Old 06-09-2010, 16:22   #10
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Looks pretty nice actually, thanks for posting pics of it. Please post more and some shooting reports when you get a chance...

What was your shop asking for these, and what shop?
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Old 06-09-2010, 16:44   #11
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Thanks guys!!!

I wasn't planning on buying anything, but I had to have one before Brian

I'm going to take a lot of pics as I break it down, since its new to the market.

Sticker was $699, but I got it for less but not the $600 street price people were thinking it would go for :(

It's not parkerized, which I like.
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So some people got a lemon & others a jewel. This is getting interesting.
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Congrats it looks nice
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Sticker was $699, but I got it for less but not the $600 street price people were thinking it would go for :(

It's not parkerized, which I like.
Yeah, once I saw the dealer cost, I knew $600 wasn't going to happen.
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I wasn't planning on buying anything, but I had to have one before Brian



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Hooray for me!

That things looks sweet. Can't wait to fondle it.

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I just came back from my dealer (I was picking up a new 1911) and he let me fondle the new Remington. Me really like. I do wish it had an arched MSH on it. He has it priced at $649.95. I told him I just need to find a way to pay for it now. I have already spent my spare cash. I may have to put it on layaway. What to do? Hmmmmm?
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Old 06-09-2010, 17:57   #19
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So some people got a lemon & others a jewel. This is getting interesting.

+1. the one i looked at was crap.

i noticed quack's doesn't have a lanyard loop like the one i saw as well.

i do like it's features, if i can find one fitted like quack's, i might be inclined to purchase it



hey quack, is the grip safety curve more rounded on yours? any discomfort when gripping? i saw a pic of one on 1911forum, and it seemed less sharp, and more rounded. (where the web of your hand rests). this one also had a "standard" style thumb safety (like the mil spec's), unlike the "GI" style one on yours. (they must be mixing and matching parts)

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I just came back from my dealer (I was picking up a new 1911) and he let me fondle the new Remington. Me really like. I do wish it had an arched MSH on it. He has it priced at $649.95. I told him I just need to find a way to pay for it now. I have already spent my spare cash. I may have to put it on layaway. What to do? Hmmmmm?
Well, if you think it may be a while before they get another, I'd set it aside.

I may not pick mine up for a while after it comes in. I've spent a boat load of cash on 1911s this month and I still have two more to go.
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