As far as i'm concerned, Remington makes some fine production 1911s and i think that's an exception and not the rule comparing to others on the market at similar price range.
i got a standard R1 commander and it's definitely a keeper.
Its not just like a ww2 one there are some differences like sights, trigger, main spring housing, some other stuff. My father has an R1 and he has had great luck with his. Its been very accurate and reliable.
Glad to hear it. The Quality Control on their .22 LR HP ammo has taken a real dive. Every shot sounds different and more misfires than I have ever experienced with any other make. Sad, it used to be my favorite .22 ammo.
I'm all in with my R1 Commander. I'm also a life-long Colt 1911 guy, and so far the R1 is on par with any of the Colt semi-autos I've owned. It likes most brands of ammo, tho I did have a few FTFeed with MagTech. No problems with the original magazines, either. I'll buy a stainless model in a flash if Remington ever produces one. JM2CW.
I'm very pleased with my classic R1 Commander and I'm sure the Carry Commander is an excellent upgrade if you need the extras. I prefer the standard 1911A1 features so I'm glad Remington offers the Classic, Enhanced and Carry versions. There's something for everyone.
I just bought the Remington Carry Commander from Bud's Guns for $850. I definitely think it is the best looking 1911 or at least one of the best looking out there. I haven't shot it yet so I can't yet recommend it.
I just bought a Remington R1 Carry 5 inch today. The gun is on lay-away, I didn't have time to do paperwork today. I checked out the Ruger's, Dan Wesson, Colts, and Kimbers. I have owned a lot of 1911 in my time and this carry model is excellent. Tight fitting slide and barrel including bushing, Ambi safety, I am a lefty and it's a must for me. A steel forged frame and slide, great checkering front and back straps with front night sight and skeletonized hammer. Great looking and the trigger is awesome, I can't wait to pick it up. If you can buy this gun for $880.00 go for it, that's a steal, I just paid $1,100.00. Make sure it's a R1 carry model they list out at $1,300.00.