Remington subsidiary E-RPC has introduced a new version of the Model 1911 R1 that includes a threated barrel, according to the company.
The Remington Model 1911 R1 Enhanced Threaded Barrel was introduced at the 2012 NRA Annual Meetings and Exhibits in St. Louis, Mo., in April. The pistol has been configured for practical competition or personal protection, according to the company.
The Model 1911 R1 Enhanced Threaded Barrel features a taller two-dot sight system that allows the shooter to acquire a sight picture with a suppressor installed. Other features include a match-grade stainless steel threaded barrel, black anodized aluminum match grade trigger, and custom enhanced checkered grips.
The Model 1911 R1 Enhanced Threaded Barrel retails for $1,040. It's shipped in a custom carrying case with two, eight-round magazines. The barrel is shipped with a thread protector installed.