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#4935466 - 01/26/14 07:55 PM Thoughts on New Remington R-51 Pistol
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I realize by posting this inquiry I am opening Pandora's Box but here goes. What are your thoughts about, other than the fact it is butt ugly, the Remington R-51 pistol?
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#4935486 - 01/26/14 08:02 PM Re: Thoughts on New Remington R-51 Pistol [Re: Geezer Ranger]
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It's the biggest subcompact I've ever seen.
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#4935491 - 01/26/14 08:04 PM Re: Thoughts on New Remington R-51 Pistol [Re: Geezer Ranger]
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You already know how I feel about them.




Uglier than a three week old pastrami sammich. barf
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#4935500 - 01/26/14 08:06 PM Re: Thoughts on New Remington R-51 Pistol [Re: Geezer Ranger]
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Reminds me of this


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#4935508 - 01/26/14 08:09 PM Re: Thoughts on New Remington R-51 Pistol [Re: Geezer Ranger]
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I am very interested in shooting one myself. I like the fact that its a metal pistol, single action trigger, and has no sharp corners.

I will agree, its too big to be a subcompact, and it is kinda ugly.

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#4935597 - 01/26/14 08:46 PM Re: Thoughts on New Remington R-51 Pistol [Re: Geezer Ranger]
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I want to handle one first before I make a final judgment. Concept is cool though. I like the fact that it is an all metal gun.

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#4935823 - 01/26/14 10:36 PM Re: Thoughts on New Remington R-51 Pistol [Re: BearkatHunter2011]
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Originally Posted By: BearkatHunter2011
I want to handle one first before I make a final judgment. Concept is cool though. I like the fact that it is an all metal gun.
I agree. I was just wondering what others thought about it.
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#4935869 - 01/26/14 11:28 PM Re: Thoughts on New Remington R-51 Pistol [Re: Geezer Ranger]
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It ugly
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#4936127 - 01/27/14 08:07 AM Re: Thoughts on New Remington R-51 Pistol [Re: Geezer Ranger]
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Almost the size of a 1911 commander and plain UGLY!!
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#4936138 - 01/27/14 08:12 AM Re: Thoughts on New Remington R-51 Pistol [Re: Geezer Ranger]
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Ugly, too big....
I would rather have a Makarov pistol.
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#4936361 - 01/27/14 09:41 AM Re: Thoughts on New Remington R-51 Pistol [Re: Precision_Shooter]
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Ugly as sin but I'd still like to shoot it.
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#4936715 - 01/27/14 12:10 PM Re: Thoughts on New Remington R-51 Pistol [Re: Geezer Ranger]
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I want to hold it before I condemn it. The original Remington Model 51 had the reputation of being one of the most natural pointing pistols ever made. If that holds true for the R51 a lot of other sins can be forgiven.
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#4936823 - 01/27/14 12:49 PM Re: Thoughts on New Remington R-51 Pistol [Re: Geezer Ranger]
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While the Remington R51 isn't the most attractive pistol, It is still better looking than modern FN pistols.



Edited by Colt W. Knight (01/27/14 01:01 PM)

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#4937596 - 01/27/14 05:44 PM Re: Thoughts on New Remington R-51 Pistol [Re: Geezer Ranger]
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I want to shoot one. The low bore axis should be a plus.
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#4938560 - 01/28/14 08:08 AM Re: Thoughts on New Remington R-51 Pistol [Re: Colt W. Knight]
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Originally Posted By: Colt W. Knight
While the Remington R51 isn't the most attractive pistol, It is still better looking than modern FN pistols.



Agree to disagree on this one.

I think it looks a lot like a Makarov. That doesnt change the fact that I would like to shoot it.
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