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Franklin Gun Shop Inc
(706) 543-7803
3941 Atlanta Highway
Bogart, GA
 
Ayer, Laurence P
603881567
33 Ferry Rd
Nashua, NH
 
Toms Pawn Central
478237781
216 North Coleman St
Swainsboro, GA
 
Yard Master Inc
478237544
633 Hwy 80 East
Swainsboro, GA
 
Roger`s Auto Guns
(706) 595-3565
2070 Warrenton Highway
Thomson, GA
 
Lynch, Christopher
603594984
500 Main Dunstable Road
Nashua, NH
 
Bonanza Gun & Pawn
(770) 586-5626
54 North Broad Street
Winder, GA
 
Sandfly Gun Shop
(912) 354-6559
8524 Ferguson Avenue
Savannah, GA
 
Guns & Gold Pawnbrokers Inc
(770) 928-4005
6468 Highway 92 Suite 240
Acworth, GA
 
Guns of Yesteryear
(706) 673-2506
3936 Chattanooga Road
Tunnel Hill, GA
 

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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