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R51 General Discussion / Re: R51 ASNIB For Sale, Unfired, 2nd Gen.....
« on: September 26, 2021, 10:49:33 AM »
@4 Ghost - I think she wants you to respond to her email.

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R51 General Discussion / Re: R51 Gen 1
« on: September 21, 2021, 03:46:50 AM »
@mr220v- when I examined the two slides side by side, I observed the opposite of what you are describing.  I was hoping it would be as easy as removing some material to make it function smoother.  It appears that the pocket in the slide that the hump of the breach block sits in has too much material already removed.  Some of the other internal lugs are chamfered in the Gen 1.  Again, too much material removed.  But I will look at it again to see if it can be fixed somehow.  I believe this is why the engineers came back with a completely new slide for the Gen 2.

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Introductions section / Re: DanP, newbie
« on: September 15, 2021, 08:02:57 AM »
Welcome Dan!  How long have you had your R51 and have you done any modifications to it- new pistol grips, new sights, CT laser, upgraded trigger, threaded barrel, any smithing?

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Introductions section / Re: From Iowaaaah
« on: September 15, 2021, 01:23:07 AM »
Randy- You must let us know where this clearance sale is, online?

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R51 General Discussion / Re: R51 Gen 1
« on: September 14, 2021, 12:18:32 PM »
I just picked up a pre-recall Gen 1 pretty cheap.  Hoping it will be a collector's item some day.  It has been interesting comparing the new with the old.  The Gen 2 slide action is so much smoother than the Gen 1.  I updated the differences earlier in this thread.

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Introductions section / Re: hkp7fan
« on: August 20, 2021, 01:41:07 AM »
@hkp7fan Welcome to the forum!  There is not much new traffic but the forum has a wealth of information to search from.  So out of your three R51's did you pick up a two-tone smoke model? 

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R51 General Discussion / Re: Trigger v2.0
« on: August 20, 2021, 01:31:46 AM »
I used to regularly check for updates on DangerCo's site but gave up after a while.  Can't wait for the new triggers!

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That is a pretty informative response from the National Scouting Museum.  I laugh to myself when I think about how Remington would have answered a simple question like that.

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Have you tried contacting the National Scouting Museum at Philmont?  They have an extensive research library.  I would also try going to a local trade-o-ree.  It's mostly patches but some guys have rare stuff like what you are looking for.

https://www.bsator.com/2021-trade-o-rees/

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R51 General Discussion / Re: R51 Gen 1
« on: July 13, 2021, 06:04:17 AM »
What's it apart for?  Are you planning on making some mods?

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General Discussion / Re: Remington Plant Re-Opens
« on: July 12, 2021, 03:55:41 AM »
Roundhill LLC has the RemArms website up and running but it looks like they don't update it.  Under handguns it shows the R-1911 but no mention of the R51 even under Support>Firearm History.

https://www.remarms.com/

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General Discussion / Re: Remington Plant Re-Opens
« on: June 02, 2021, 12:14:52 AM »
The parent company of Palmetto State Armory is JJE Capital Holdings LLC who purchased DPMS, H&R, Storm Lake, AAC, and Parker brands.  The parent company of Federal Ammunition is Vista Outdoors who purchased Remington ammunition.  The Roundhill Group purchased the Remington Firearms business (except Marlin) and is currently producing the model 870 shotgun in Ilion, NY.

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General Discussion / Re: Remington Plant Re-Opens
« on: May 26, 2021, 12:20:34 AM »
This is an article about the return of workers to the Ilion NY plant making model 870 shotguns dated May 10, 2021.

https://www.syracuse.com/business/2021/05/remington-reopens-upstate-new-york-gun-factory.html

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General Discussion / Re: Remington Plant Re-Opens
« on: May 03, 2021, 10:47:41 AM »
Here is a video from the re-opened Remington Lonoke ammunition plant.

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R51 General Discussion / Re: R51 ASNIB For Sale, Unfired, 2nd Gen.....
« on: April 27, 2021, 08:50:08 AM »
Did you ever sell the two-tone from last year?

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