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Introductions section / Re: Introduction
« on: January 16, 2020, 12:49:42 AM »
Welcome to the forum!  Iím also a lifelong Texan. I picked up reloading a few years ago and find it to be a very satisfying hobby.

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Introductions section / Re: new here, first post
« on: January 16, 2020, 12:46:28 AM »
Welcome to the forum!  We will help with any issues or questions. Just about all issues stem from the magazines.

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R51 General Discussion / Re: Remington plant, North Carolina vs Alabama
« on: January 12, 2020, 03:02:48 AM »
The picture of the R51 on the Buds website is not correct. The picture shows a 2014 Gen1 model which were all recalled by Remington.  The Gen 2 will have removable grip panels and a skeletonized trigger.

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R51 General Discussion / Re: Where are you
« on: January 11, 2020, 08:41:18 AM »
I get an email when a new post appears on any of the threads Iíve participated on, so I visit every couple of days. 
From Houston metro area.

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R51 General Discussion / Re: Remington plant, North Carolina vs Alabama
« on: January 11, 2020, 08:37:16 AM »
Where are you thinking of buying it? 

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Introductions section / Re: New here
« on: January 04, 2020, 01:19:11 AM »
Welcome fellow Texan!  The action on the R51 works very well.  Any issues that it may have are with the magazines. The most common issue is that some magazines do not perform well when loaded with 7 rounds plus one in the chamber.  That issue can be resolved, so let us know if you experience this or any others.

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R51 General Discussion / Re: New member with questions
« on: January 03, 2020, 02:51:31 PM »
Mine has been 100% with Inceptor ARX ammo.

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General Discussion / Re: Merry Christmas All
« on: December 25, 2019, 07:26:58 AM »
Merry Christmas!

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Introductions section / Re: New
« on: December 24, 2019, 06:01:17 AM »
Congratulations on your R51 and welcome to the forum!  Let us know your first impressions when you take it to the range.

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Ordered one yesterday. $29.95 is just too low to pass up.

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R51 General Discussion / Re: Replaced R51 recoil spring
« on: December 19, 2019, 01:11:10 AM »
The wear on the aluminum frame is not too bad. It gets some dings and sharp edges, but nothing that would indicate a replacement is needed at this point. It seems like the front rails get most of the wear.

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Introductions section / Re: introductio
« on: December 17, 2019, 11:48:58 PM »
Welcome to the R51 forum from Texas!  Let us know your thoughts on shooting your R51.

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R51 General Discussion / Replaced R51 recoil spring
« on: December 17, 2019, 09:53:17 AM »
I decided that it was time to replace the recoil spring after about 2,500 rounds.  I donít know if it was really necessary but decided to do it anyway.  Called Remington and ordered a few for $2.95 each. They showed up a week later.
Just wanted to share that getting the spring was an easy process.

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R51 General Discussion / Re: Remington plant, North Carolina vs Alabama
« on: December 16, 2019, 07:37:12 AM »
I also have both and havenít noticed any difference.

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R51 General Discussion / Re: Grips?
« on: November 22, 2019, 11:23:41 AM »
I think the G10 grips sold by Remington are supposed to fill your hand more than the stock grips. 

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