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Morovich, John Andrew
318443082
5808 Benjamin Street
Alexandria, LA
 
Red River Marine Inc
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621 North Third Street
Alexandria, LA
 
Abes Pawn Shop
318442708
2134 Lee St
Alexandria, LA
 
Stehr, Frank Robert
318442982
846 Bolton Ave
Alexandria, LA
 
Academy #52
281646519
3205 S Macarthur Dr
Alexandria, LA
 
Descant Enterprises
318792502
65 Ross Ln
Alexandria, LA
 
Wellan, Myron D
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3853 Rue Left Bank
Alexandria, LA
 
Long, William D
318448321
3335 Prescott Rd
Alexandria, LA
 
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318445066
7307 Masonic Dr
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Freedom Firearms
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2303 Magnolia Ln
Alexandria, LA
 

Remington 1911 R1 Review

When Remington announced last year that it was going to be making a handgun, it definitely got everyone's attention.

When Remington announced last year that it was going to be making a handgun, it definitely got everyone's attention. Big Green, America's oldest gun maker, hadn't produced a handgun in decades, and this was going to be the first new 1911 from the firm in 91 years.

Everyone assumed its 1911 would be traditionally styled, especially considering the 1911's 100-year anniversary was rapidly approaching, and Remington did not disappoint. The R1 does have classic looks, but if you were one of those people hoping for an identical copy of its classic Remington-UMC, you're out of luck.

A lot of people like the looks of vintage 1911s but don't necessarily like shooting them. Their original style grip safeties hurt the hand, their minimalist "hump and a bump" sights are hard to see in direct sunlight, they are difficult to reload with any speed, and they can have reliability issues with anything other than FMJ ammo. Aware of these contradictions, Remington decided to put out a pseudo-vintage version of the traditional 1911 in hopes of pleasing everybody....

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