Remington, Travis Tomasie team up for 1911 R1 Tomasie Custom

Remington and competition shooter Travis Tomasie join forces to bring the 1911 R1 Tomasie Custom to life. (Photo: Remington)

Remington and Travis Tomasie join forces to create a new pistol accepted by USPCA and IPSC, aptly named the 1911 R1 Tomasie Custom.

Chambered in .40 S&W, the pistol offers a 5-inch, ramped, match-grade bull barrel on an overall 8.5-inches of length. Weighing in at 41-ounces, the 1911 R1 Tomasie Custom delivers a stainless steel frame with PVD coating for durability.

The pistol is packed with upgraded features such as an oversized magwell for quicker reloads, a match grade adjustable trigger, fiber optic front sight, lightened skeletonized hammer and machined G10 VZ operator grips.

Team Remington World and National Shooting Champion Travis Tomasie said the 1911 is an exact replica of his own personal set-up.

“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. Utilizing premium components, this pistol offers the consumer extraordinary accuracy, reliability, and shoot-ability,” Travis Tomasie said in a statement.

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

The 1911 R1 Tomasie Custom serves up a magazine capacity of 18+1 and retails for $1,650.

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