A competing product.Might be the autocorrect on whatever they used to type the article that's forcing the "P" to become lower case...?
The 18+1 capacity of the 9mm version is nice, but other than holding an extra round, I'm not sure what all this offers over the other current full-size models out there from S&W, Ruger, Glock, Springfield, etc.
No it doesn't. It has to do the same things for about the same price. Any other little thing can make it "competitive" to users. Competing against a Canik, the Remington is American made. Against the Ruger, well, maybe people are still mad at Bill Ruger. This product is reported to have a VERY comfortable grip.Competition's good, yes, but to compete with other companies, your product has to offer something that the others do not, or it should be able to do the same things that the others do, only better.
What's bad about the RM380? I'm well aware of the tribulations of the R51 but everything I've heard about the RM380 has been good.And besides, given Remington's track record as of late with the R51 and RM380, I'd be surprised if there aren't at least some initial quality control/design problems with the RM45/RM9 ... unless, of course, they've finally learned from their (VERY expensive) mistakes.