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Remington Model 1911 R1 Allentown PA

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Steel City Gun Club
(610) 866-6411
Box 325
Bethlehem, PA
 
Krieghoff International Inc
610847517
7528 Easton Rd
Ottsville, PA
 
Neshanic Depot
610847562
283 Durham Rd
Ottsville, PA
 
Joes Guns & Ammo
38 Rear N 5Th St
Indiana, PA
 
Outdoors Sportsman'S Club Indoor Pistol Range
(814) 355-4440
Purdue Mountain Road
Bellefonte, PA
 
Santopietro, Albert M
610847258
31 Fink Dr
Ottsville, PA
 
Taylor, Jon
610847534
147 Bunker Hill Rd
Ottsville, PA
 
Westside Enterprises
570759062
2337 A W Front St
Berwick, PA
 
Habowski Service
570373583
1500 Chestnut St
Kulpmont, PA
 
Simonetti, Travis C
717348155
6014 Old Us Hwy 322
Milroy, PA
 

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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