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BREAKING: Remington to Replace All R51 Pistols

Reports are coming out this afternoon that Remington will not be killing the R51 like many others have reported, but instead will be retooling, and replacing all of the problem pistols. Interestingly, this comes after big green announced they are closing their Pineville, NC Para plant where the R51 was being manufactured. I suspect these new R51s will be manufactured at the new Remington super facility in Alabama, hopefully with much better quality control. Unfortunately, …

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What the Heck is Happening at Big Green?

For the past few months it seems like there’s been nothing but bad news on the Remington front. In the beginning of 2014 we were all excited to see the Remington R51, the first non-1911 pistol from Remington in a long time. The R51 took the internet by storm, bringing tons and tons of traffic to sites like this. It seemed that something was up when the pistol didn’t make an appearance for Media Day …

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