Monday, January 13, 2014

The R-51

Jeff Quinn of has an interesting mini-review of the Remington R-51 pistol. Remington brought a number of gun writers to Gunsite in Arizona for a preview of the pistol. While there have been a number of articles about this new pistol, I don't think any of them said where it was going to be made.

Look at the close-up at the 3:13 mark. I think a lot of people have assumed that this pistol was going to be made at the Ilion, New York plant. If this model is any indication, it is being manufactured in Charlotte, North Carolina. With Freedom Group's Para-USA located in Pineville which is a suburb of Charlotte, I'm wondering if they aren't actually being made there.


  1. Could be.... From the images on Para's website, their guns are stamped both Charlotte and Pineville. Their plant is located in a small industrial park that's within spitting distance of the Charlotte city limits. (Charlotte) (Pineville)

  2. Could wish they'd said more about how it shot