Finally broke down and bought one...

Discussion in 'The 1911 Forum' started by graehaven, Dec 29, 2011.

  1. graehaven

    graehaven Active Member

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    Well, I did it. :eek::D

    Didn't think I'd ever, but, I bought one, the Remington R1 1911. Price: $659. The pic doesn't do it justice, sorry, my phone camera isn't good enough, and/or the lighting was bad.

    Would have liked to get the centennial version, but, it was $500 more, so, no go on that.

    I also picked up 500 rounds for it too. :D

    Now, I'll have to start saving my pennies for some Woodnut wood grips! :D

    Anyway..... a Happy New Year to you all.

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  2. savage170

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    Nice Trouble is once you get one it's hard to stop at just one
  3. gdmoody

    gdmoody Moderator Supporting Member

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    A set of TFF grips would look nice on it. A beautiful pistol!
  4. woolleyworm

    woolleyworm Active Member

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    I know how someone will be spending the time off for the New Year ! Great 1911 ya got there!
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  6. gunguy25

    gunguy25 New Member

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    Beautiful gun, I love 1911s congrats on the new addition.
  7. graehaven

    graehaven Active Member

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    I don't think I'd go for that, but, Woodnut's Desert Ironwood, with a bit of texture looks absolutely gorgeous.
  8. jack404

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    jealous ... ;)
  9. H-D

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    First, Congrats

    turn the ISO down to the lowest setting the pics will be a lot better
  10. graehaven

    graehaven Active Member

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    Thanks.

    Oh yeah, I know. My phone's camera is only 1 or 2 megapixels. I didn't have my Canon Rebel Ti with me to shoot it properly.
  11. graehaven

    graehaven Active Member

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    I'm sorry for you Jack. It is absolutely ridiculous that you can't own a .45 where you are. Unbelievable. :confused:
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  12. todd51

    todd51 Well-Known Member

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    Any new gun is great but a new 1911 is real special. Very nice.
  13. glocknut

    glocknut New Member

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    500 rounds of ammo? I'll bet that cost as much as the gun?

    Congrats on your first 1911.

    mike
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    I thought the same
  15. graehaven

    graehaven Active Member

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    50 rounds of Federal target ammo 230 grn. (new) was $15.50 a box. I bought 10 boxes for around $170 with tax. :D

    I wish I had more money, cause I'd have bought more.

    Had 9mm for 9.99 and .40 for $13.95, wish I coulda bought a case of each.
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  16. PanhandlePop

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    Congrats and it looks like you got a decent price to boot!
  17. graehaven

    graehaven Active Member

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    Here's a better photo.

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  18. Double D

    Double D Administrator Staff Member Supporting Member

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    My hat is off to remington for flooding the market and making these available to everyone unlike several other makers that are still trickling in everywhere.
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    That is a really nice lookin piece of iron graehaven!
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    Picked up an R1 last year, its a good shooter
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