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R51 General Discussion / Threaded barrels
November 21, 2020, 10:24:01 AM
Anybody know where I can get one, or have one to sell?
R51 General Discussion / Rechamber to 38super or 9x23
February 24, 2020, 07:27:46 AM
Has anybody tried rechambering an r51 for 38super or 9x23.  I noticed the mags were long enough to accommodate the longer rounds.  It would only be a matter of reaming the chamber, and bending the top of the mag out.....for 9x23 anyway.  38 super has the wider rim.

The r51 mags also look like they accommodate wider rounds as well.  Long enough for 10mm.  Wide enough for 45acp.
R51 General Discussion / Sootch did a review of the R51
December 15, 2018, 01:28:03 PM
He seemed almost apologetic that it did well.  Nice to see another semi-positive high profile review of the gun.
R51 General Discussion / R51 barrels on ebay cheap
December 20, 2017, 12:49:54 PM
Noticed these a while ago on ebay:


I'm guessing these are leftovers from the gen1's.  Kind of an indication that the gen1's weren't turned into scrap, though I'm guessing a barrel with an unknown round count couldn't be legitimately sold in a new gun.

I wouldn't be surprised if triggers, mag catches, pins, magazine parts, etc.... from the gen1's made it into the gen2's.  I wouldn't think the slide or pederson block would make it as these items were the problem.  Probably not the frame either as the pederson block tended to dig two trenches across the top of the frame, though maybe this could be fixed somehow.
R51 General Discussion / Ordered up another r51
December 09, 2017, 12:37:58 AM
Got my second r51 on black Friday.  Guess this will be the third I've had to date.   I had one of the first gens.  Liked that one too.  Tweaked a few things to let it sortof work.  Ultimately sent it back though.

I see the unfavorable reviews and can't see how they come to their conclusions.  The gun is accurate, has much less muzzle flip, and is easy to shoot fast.  Very fun gun to shoot.

Hopefully they keep production going.  If they run the rebate again I'll probably get a third.