Remington 1911 R1 Pistol Line Expands to Include Threaded Barrel

Remington Model 1911 R1 with Enhanced Threaded Barrel
Remington Model 1911 R1 with Enhanced Threaded Barrel

Madison, NC –-( E-RPC unveiled its newest addition to the popular Remington Model 1911 R1 family at the 2012 NRA Annual Meetings & Exhibits in St. Louis, MO.

Configured for practical competition or personal protection, the Remington Model 1911 R1 Enhanced Threaded Barrel is the next evolution of the Model 1911 R1 product line.

The accuracy and reliability that have made the 1911 an American icon since its debut is still present. The new Model 1911 R1 Enhanced Threaded Barrel adds features that make it an ideal choice for shooters who prefer the benefits of signature reduction devices. The pistol features a taller two-dot sight system that allows the shooter to gain the perfect sight picture with a suppressor installed. Other features include a match-grade stainless steel threaded barrel; black anodized aluminum match-grade trigger; and custom enhanced checkered grips.

“The popularity of silencers is soaring,” said John Trull, Vice President of Firearms Product Management and New Product Implementation. “Shooters are looking to enhance their experience with their firearm suppressed and we are proud to offer them an excellent choice with our Model 1911 R1.”

The Model 1911 R1 Enhanced Threaded Barrel is available today with a suggested retail price of $1040. It is shipped in a custom carrying case with two, eight-round magazines. The barrel is shipped with a thread protector installed.

The first Model 1911 manufactured by Remington was delivered during World War I. The pistol is part of the company’s venerable history. Today, the 1911 R1 Enhanced Threaded Barrel is a sweet-shooting advancement of a legendary design with many custom upgrades that avid shooters expect—we’re more than proud to put our name on it.

For more information on the 1911 R1 line of handguns, please visit

For consumer inquiries, please visit one of the following partners: Academy, Gander Mountain, and Sportsman’s Warehouse

  • Model: 1911 R1 Enhanced Threaded Barrel
  • Order # 96339
  • Action: Semi-Auto
  • Caliber: .45 Auto
  • Mag. Capacity: 8
  • BBL Length: 5 ½ inches
  • Barrel Type: Stainless Steel, Match Grade
  • Rifling Twist Rate: 1-16 LH
  • Overall Length: 9 inches
  • Overall Height:5 ¾ inches
  • Grip Material: Enhanced Black/Pewter Laminate
  • Grip Design: Enhanced Checkered
  • Sights: Tall Two-Dot Sight System
  • Trigger Pull: 3.5 – 5 pounds
  • Average Weight: 42 ounces
  • MSRP: $ 1040.00

Advanced Armament Corp., LLC (“AAC”) is an industry-leading supplier of signature noise reduction and flash reduction devices and offers the following models for the 1911 R1 Enhanced Threaded Barrel.

For dealer inquiries, please visit one of the following partners: AcuSport, Big Rock, Bill Hicks, Davidson’s, Ellett Brothers, Jerry’s Sport Center, RSR

About Remington Arms Company, LLC

Remington Arms Company, LLC, (“Remington”) headquartered in Madison, N.C., designs, produces and sells sporting goods products for the hunting and shooting sports markets, as well as solutions to the military, government and law enforcement markets. Founded in 1816 in upstate New York, the Company is one of the nation’s oldest continuously operating manufacturers. Remington is the only U.S. manufacturer of both firearms and ammunition products and one of the largest domestic producers of shotguns and rifles. The Company distributes its products throughout the U.S. and in over 55 foreign countries. More information about the Company can be found at