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Difference between Enhanced, Centennial, and Standard R1

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PostPosted: Tue Mar 15, 2011 8:55 am
Besides the Price what are the true differences between the three and is it worth getting one over the other?
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 15, 2011 10:05 am
Model 1911 R1
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Overview:

THE ALL-NEW REMINGTON® MODEL 1911 R1

The accuracy and reliability that have made the 1911 an American icon now shine brighter than ever. Features include a crisp trigger, dovetailed front and rear sights, precision-machined slide and frame, and available fine-checkered American walnut grips. The new Model 1911 R1 is truly the finest blend of exacting craftsmanship and out-of-box performance available today. Every element is produced with ultra-tight tolerances on equipment representing the height of modern technology. The result is a sweet-shooting advancement of a legendary design we’re more than proud to put our name on.

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The Remington Model 1911 R1 is manufactured with pride and precision, to the exacting standards you’ve come to expect from Remington. Right here in Ilion, New York.
Key Features:

* Barrel length 5"
* Flared and lowered ejection port
* Sights, dovetail front and rear, 3 dot
* Double diamond walnut wood grips
* Satin black oxide metal finish
* Weight 38.5 ounces
* Carbon steel frame and slide
* Capacity 7 + 1
* Two 7-shot magazines supplied
* Shipped in custom carrying case

Model 1911 R1™ Centennial
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THE NEW REMINGTON® MODEL 1911 R1 CENTENNNIAL

In honor of the 100th anniversary of America’s favorite pistol design, E-RPC, LLC, is proud to introduce the REMINGTON MODEL 1911 R1 CENTENNIAL. The opportunity to own a commemorative pistol of this quality is rare and this model will only be available for a limited time.

Since its adoption by the US Army on March 29, 1911, the M1911 pistol design has proven timeless. Remington’s experience with the pistol design started under the UMC moniker just before the end of World War I. In 2010, more than 90 years later, E-RPC, LLC re-introduced the Remington Model 1911 R1 pistol to a new generation of handgun enthusiasts and collectors.

The MODEL 1911 R1 CENTENNIAL will only be available in 2011. Like all models in the R1 line, this pistol is assembled with pride in the USA. Once our production run is finished, this model will not be reproduced or re-introduced in its CENTENNIAL specs. To place your order, visit your local Remington dealer.
Key Features:

* Special Centennial Engraving on the Slide
* Special Centennial Serial Number Range
* Dovetailed Brass Bead Front Sight
* Custom Grips with Remington Medallion
* 7-Round Anti Friction Magazines (2)

Package includes:

* Centennial Edition Certificate
* 1911 Multi-Tool

Model 1911 R1 Enhanced
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THE NEW REMINGTON® MODEL 1911 R1 ENHANCED

With the MODEL 1911 R1 ENHANCED, E-RPC, LLC, is introducing a new, performance-oriented addition to its popular REMINGTON MODEL 1911 R1 product line.

Not content to rest on the accolades and success of our MODEL 1911 R1, the new ENHANCED model includes design features selected specifically to enhance the shooting experience. We’ve gone beyond cosmetics with features that include an anodized aluminum match trigger; a beavertail grip safety with checkered memory bump; and an adjustable rear sight paired with red fiber-optic front sight.

The MODEL 1911 R1 ENHANCED is assembled in Ilion, New York for experienced shooters who demand the look, feel and performance only an American-made 1911-style pistol can deliver.
Key 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)
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 21, 2011 8:13 pm
There's a pretty decent difference in price between the models too...


MSRP:

$699- R1

$940- R1 Enhanced

$1250- R1 Centennial
16.5" 597 AAC-SD .22lr
20" AICS 700 SPS Tactical .223
20" AICS 700 SPS Tactical AAC-SD .308

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PostPosted: Tue Feb 28, 2017 9:50 pm
I paid $725 for my Enhanced model, worth every penny.


LAZY EYED SNIPER wrote:There's a pretty decent difference in price between the models too...


MSRP:

$699- R1

$940- R1 Enhanced

$1250- R1 Centennial

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PostPosted: Sun Oct 07, 2018 1:49 pm
My R1 enhanced is much more accurate than I am, with smooth as silk slide and great trigger pull. My only complaint is that the rear sight has no dots, and is hard to see with older eyes.

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