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Forum: Remington 10-13-2019, 09:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,613
Posted By RGVshooter
I use my R1 exclusively for our bowling pin...

I use my R1 exclusively for our bowling pin matches. We cut the pins in half and set them up 20 yards away. We use 3 pin "bodies" and two pin tops staggered. I can consistently hit the pin bodies by...
Forum: Reloading Bench 10-07-2019, 08:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 521
Posted By RGVshooter
.451" 260gr JHP for 45acp?

I was gifted a box of JHP bullets which I think are Speer. I mic'd them at .451 diameter and weigh 260gr.

I was thinking about using them for bowling pins but cannot find load data anywhere for...
Forum: Remington 07-19-2019, 09:18 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 24,112
Posted By RGVshooter
All I can say is after the initial 200-300 round...

All I can say is after the initial 200-300 round break in my brand new R1 has been flawless.
Forum: Remington 06-22-2019, 08:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,512
Posted By RGVshooter
You know, the OP asked if $469 was a good price...

You know, the OP asked if $469 was a good price for a R1, not a bunch of biased opinions on the gun itself.
Moving forward...

YES! $469 is a great price since Remington is offering a $75 mail...
Forum: Kydex and Leather Gear 06-21-2019, 09:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 794
Posted By RGVshooter
I am a civilian licensed to carry in Texas and...

I am a civilian licensed to carry in Texas and the Safariland ALS paddle holster was recommended to me by our local PD. I've seen officers out of uniform using them around town down here. I quickly...
Forum: General Rifles and Shotguns 06-16-2019, 04:57 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,184
Posted By RGVshooter
During WW2 there were two prototypes, the M1E5...

During WW2 there were two prototypes, the M1E5 which was equipped with a 18" barrel and folding buttstock and the T26 with a 18" barrel and standard length buttstock. Neither saw service however the...
Forum: Remington 06-15-2019, 11:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 836
Posted By RGVshooter
Too late now but in the future when purchasing a...

Too late now but in the future when purchasing a firearm the salesman should allow you to inspect the firearm before filling out ( or somewhere in there) the 4473. If you see a defect you can ask for...
Forum: Remington 06-15-2019, 10:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 735
Posted By RGVshooter
Solid stainless steel....... the black parkerized...

Solid stainless steel....... the black parkerized R1 is carbon steel......Either is well worth the dough IMHO
Forum: Remington 06-10-2019, 09:18 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,613
Posted By RGVshooter
What front sight did you get? I'll go ahead &...

What front sight did you get? I'll go ahead & just order the thing. They have a lot of front sights on their website and I want to make sure I get the right one. Thanks
Forum: Ruger 06-09-2019, 08:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,753
Posted By RGVshooter
I would say that 99% of the problems with 1911...

I would say that 99% of the problems with 1911 .45's are magazine related..
Forum: Remington 06-09-2019, 08:10 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,463
Posted By RGVshooter
What reviews have you seen that gave the R1 a bad...

What reviews have you seen that gave the R1 a bad score? If you look online at the forums such as this one or others you'll more times than not see extremely biased opinions, both pro & con. Instead...
Forum: Blade Forum 06-07-2019, 12:20 PM
Replies: 3,277
Views: 763,831
Posted By RGVshooter
To me a knife is a tool and the best tool that...

To me a knife is a tool and the best tool that works for my everyday life is a Swiss army knife. "The Tinker" to be specific.
Forum: Ammo Can 06-06-2019, 08:03 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 9,965
Posted By RGVshooter
I've competed in USPSA and IDPA matches since...

I've competed in USPSA and IDPA matches since 2013 and used a LOT of the most cheapest 9mm I could find including WWB and even their steel cased 9mm thru a M&P 9mm, M&P shield 9mm, Beretta 92 and a...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 06-05-2019, 07:08 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 7,287
Posted By RGVshooter
If I knew that I was walking into big bear...

If I knew that I was walking into big bear territory then I would feel better if I was armed with at least one of the magnum calibers. Minimum a .357, 41 magnum, A good 44 magnum or 10mm would work....
Forum: Parts and Accessories Bin 06-02-2019, 03:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,762
Posted By RGVshooter
So in plain english......where can i buy some of...

So in plain english......where can i buy some of these mags?
Forum: Remington 05-31-2019, 09:12 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,512
Posted By RGVshooter
Couple months ago Bass Pro Shop had the R1 on...

Couple months ago Bass Pro Shop had the R1 on sale for $549 so I took the bait and bought one. After the initial break in mine has been flawless. I only wish the sale included the Stainless but...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 05-29-2019, 12:11 PM
Replies: 2,839
Views: 711,114
Posted By RGVshooter
Samuel Jackson's pistol was a Star model B 9mm......

Samuel Jackson's pistol was a Star model B 9mm... John Travolta had a m1911A1 (and demonstrated very poor trigger discipline in the uh,,,car scene lol )


I think "Last man Standing" had the best...
Forum: Blade Forum 05-28-2019, 10:54 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,076
Posted By RGVshooter
That's pretty cool, The model 1860 sabre was...

That's pretty cool,

The model 1860 sabre was produced up to the early 1900's. It is still used today in some US army cavalry color guards or as a gift to ETS or in various cadet schools. In the...
Forum: Second Amendment News ONLY 05-28-2019, 10:27 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,117
Posted By RGVshooter
I've been licensed to carry in Texas since the...

I've been licensed to carry in Texas since the late 90's... When not on my person they're locked up. Ammo is locked up separately. But it's amazing how many people keep their guns in their vehicles...
Forum: Remington 05-27-2019, 02:59 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 24,112
Posted By RGVshooter
After browsing thru all this I'd say it was 98%...

After browsing thru all this I'd say it was 98% user error on the OP's part.

My R1 was flawless out of the box since day with the exception of hollow points nose diving when dropping the slide....
Forum: Range Reports 05-26-2019, 09:19 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,583
Posted By RGVshooter
Of all the guns that I bought & then later sold,...

Of all the guns that I bought & then later sold, I regret selling my Beretta 92s. I bought it as a surplus gun, replaced a lot of internal parts with new. Used it for a couple years as my IDPA/USPSA...
Forum: Competitive Shooting 05-24-2019, 07:56 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,031
Posted By RGVshooter
I think right now a decent entry level 1911 for...

I think right now a decent entry level 1911 for bullseye events would be a Remington R1 enhanced. To sweeten the pot Remington is offering a rebate on the R1's. I think it's $75 bux...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 05-24-2019, 03:18 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,998
Posted By RGVshooter
1911's are a very robust & proven design......

1911's are a very robust & proven design... However I would still follow the manufacturer's advice. if it's stated in the manual to not drop a empty slide, then don't do it..
Forum: Reloading Bench 05-22-2019, 08:34 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,606
Posted By RGVshooter
I reload .380, 9mm, 40s&w 38 special, 357 magnum...

I reload .380, 9mm, 40s&w 38 special, 357 magnum and .45 acp. For general plinking/range Titegroup covers it all with the exception of using FMJ's for 357. For that I use Blue Dot. Power Pistol is a...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 05-16-2019, 10:34 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,606
Posted By RGVshooter
Personally I think a lot of guys use too much...

Personally I think a lot of guys use too much lube on their guns. Too much oil will attract lint and make it stick. Just clean the pistols like you always do and put a drop of oil on the points shown...
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