New Custom Competition 1911 from Remington & Travis Tomasie

The Remington R1 Tomasie Custom.  MSRP: $1,650.

Remington released a new custom competition 1911 this week chambered in .40 S&W.

The pistol is a collaboration with competitive shooter Travis Tomasie.  It’s called the R1 Tomasie Custom.

“The 1911 R1 Tomasie Custom is an exact reproduction of my competition handgun. Working together with Remington engineers, we’ve developed a double stack 1911 that meets my demanding specifications, and is built with pride in Huntsville, Alabama,” said Tomasie Captain, Team Remington World and National Shooting Champion.

“Utilizing premium components, this pistol offers the consumer extraordinary accuracy, reliability, and shoot-ability,” continued Tomasie.


  • Caliber: .40 S&W
  • Capacity: 18+1
  • Barrel Length: 5 inches
  • Twist Rate: 1:16
  • Overall Length: 5.75 inches
  • Trigger Pull: 3.5-5 pounds
  • Weight: 41 oz.
  • Frame: Stainless
  • MSRP: $1,650

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Features include a flared magwell, adjustable trigger, skeletonized hammer, fiber optic front sight, adjustable LPA rear sight, 5-inch match-grade bull barrel, PVD coating and machined G10 VZ grips.

“The R1 Tomasie Custom is chambered in 40S&W to meet Major Power Factor scoring, under the rules of the USPSA (United States Practical Shooting Association) and IPSC (International Practical Shooting Federation).  I personally inspect and test-fire every single R1 1911 Tomasie Custom.”

The MSRP for the Remington 1911 R1 Tomasie is MSRP of $1650.00.  For more information visit

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  • Jim May 25, 2018, 9:00 am

    Why 40mm?

    • Mike R Stuhr May 25, 2018, 5:03 pm

      Major caliber +capacity Important to match shooters

  • martianone May 25, 2018, 4:22 am

    Got my R1 Enhanced used, supposedly the previous owner did not like it. Must have been barely shot, as one magazine did not have a mark on it, second almost new too. Not sure what the previous owner didn’t like- it has been accurate and reliable. My barometer of accurate is my success at breaking upright clay birds at 25 yds- rarely does the R1 miss.
    Hopefully, Remington will support their “competition” pistol with an accuracy guarantee?

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