Volume 25, Number 6 October/November 2017


Remington’s reintroduced R51 hits the mark I doubt another firearm in recent memory has caused as much controversy as Remington’s R51. Originally introduced in early 2014, the R51 was a radical departure from conventional handgun design. Because of the R51’s unique character, Remington initially struggled with the manufacturing process and quality control. A portion of the 3,000 pistols released had issues. The resulting online frenzy was unparalleled. Perfectly working pre-production samples sent to gun scribes for review were part of the problem. The writers reported positively, but when some R51s reached consumers, they didn’t work. Bloggers and buyers began posting bad… [Read More]