Remington 1911 R1 Enhanced

    At SHOT Show, Remington introduced a new version of their 1911 R1 handgun. Cosmetically is looks more modern than the more traditional looking original 1911 R1. I really liked the look when I saw it at the show.

    The enhanced model features …

    • Adjustable Rear Sight
    • Fiber-Optic Front Sight (Red)
    • Front/Rear Slide Serrations
    • Beavertail Grip Safety with Checkered Memory Bump
    • Enhanced Hammer
    • Anodized Aluminum Match Trigger
    • Enhanced Wide Thumb Safety
    • Flat Checkered Mainspring Housing (20 LPI)
    • Match Grade Stainless Barrel and Bushing
    • Front Grip Strap Serrations
    • Custom Grips with Thumb Groove and Ambi Cut
    • 8-Round Magazines with Bumper Pad (2)
    Caliber .45 ACP
    Capacity 8 rounds
    Finish Satin Black Oxide
    Grip Wood Laminate
    Barrel 5″
    Twist 1-16 LH
    Overall Length 5 1⁄2″
    Trigger Pull 3.5 – 5 lbs
    Weight 40 oz.
    Front Sight Red Fiber Optic
    MSRP (Price) $940
    Steve Johnson

    I founded TFB in 2007 and over 10 years worked tirelessly, with the help of my team, to build it up into the largest gun blog online. I retired as Editor in Chief in 2017. During my decade at TFB I was fortunate to work with the most amazing talented writers and genuinely good people!