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Old 11-02-2012, 11:12 PM
11 Bravo 11 Bravo is offline
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Originally Posted by Reggie Dunlop View Post
Z06 -
The front sight fell off at round 125.
and
It rattled incessantly after I had run about 500 rounds thru it. The grip safety was one of the sloppiest I've ever seen and the slide to frame fit was loose as a goose. If you touched it it rattled or clinked. I know 1911s do not need to be tight but I prefer it.
It was not as accurate as the R1E, but would still group 8 shots in a big cloverleaf from 10 yards firing offhand. With my R1E I can half that and consistently ping off spent 12 gauge hulls at that distance. The fiber optic sight does make a difference for me.
I didn't see any of these kinds of things when I was trying to read every word on the WWW, before I bought it. Grip safety won't bother me, since I'll probably wind up changing it anyway. The slide is another matter. Need to blast some rounds through it - and if it acts like something the Army had issued to 20 people before me, I'll revisit the Remington, or perhaps a Colt. Oh yeah, the front sight falling off would be a real bummer!!
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Old 08-02-2019, 06:04 PM
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I understand what Remington sells are machines and from time to time a bad one will be made and sold. Got it, but wonder if Remington understands this. I am willing to give Remington one more chance to make good with me before posting my story. Remington, if you are listening or watching you might want to respond.
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