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Dave
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R51

Post by Dave » Mon Apr 06, 2015 10:23 am

What's the news on the new R51? Last I heard Remington recalled them. Has anyone heard anything about restarting production? Or have they just scraped the whole idea?

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Re: R51

Post by remroc » Sat Apr 11, 2015 4:34 pm

I returned my R51 last October in the recall. They were supposed to send me one of the new series in a few months. I called in late January to find out what was going on. They said production was being shifted to Arkansas and it would be April-June for production guns to be available. The offered a 1911R1 in place of the R51, but I opted to wait since I already have a 1911R1.

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Re: R51

Post by Dave » Sat Apr 11, 2015 5:38 pm

That answers my question. Thanks for the info!

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Re: R51

Post by Dave » Thu Oct 29, 2015 3:51 pm

I just thought I'd resurrect this post to see if anyone has any news on the R51's re-launch???

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Re: R51

Post by ChuckD » Thu Oct 29, 2015 6:05 pm

Here is what Remington replied when I inquired September 8th.

We appreciate your patience as we continue our efforts to re-launch the R51. Currently we don’t have a timeframe for the re-introduction but our Huntsville R&D center is working to have it back on the market as soon as possible.



Thank you,

Remington Consumer Service

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Re: R51

Post by Dave » Thu Oct 29, 2015 7:43 pm

Thanks ChuckD. That's what I wanted to know.

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