Remington Introduces Model 1911 R1 Ultralight Commander

Remington Introduces Model 1911 R1 Ultralight Commander
Remington Introduces Model 1911 R1 Ultralight Commander

RemingtonHuntsville, AL-( Remington manufactured its first Model 1911 during World War I, introduced the 1911 R1 in 2012 and now is proud to introduce a new version of America’s favorite pistol design, the Remington Model 1911 R1 Ultralight Commander.

The R1 Ultralight Commander’s aluminum frame reduces the weight while matching performance of the standard 1911, bringing you a time tested classic, with a 20% weight reduction.

The Remington Model 1911 R1 Ultralight Commander features a type III hard coat anodized lightweight aluminum frame at 7.5 oz., adjustable trigger, PVD finished slide and aggressively checkered laminate grips.

Remington Model 1911 R1 Ultralight Commander

Model1911 R1 Ultralight Commander
Order #96492
Caliber.45 Auto
Mag. Capacity8 + 1
BBL Length4.25 Inches
Barrel Type Stainless Steel
Rifling Twist Rate 1 - 16
Overall Length7 ½ Inches
Overall Height5 ½ Inches
Grip MaterialLaminate
Grip DesignCheckered
SightsFiber Optic Front Sight, Adjustable Rear Sight
Trigger Pull3.5 – 5 Pounds
Average Weight31 Ounces

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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

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Wish this was an actual review.

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