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Remington Model 1911 R1 Barre VT

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R&Larchery Inc.
(802) 479-9151
70 Smith Stree
Barre, VT
 
Parro''S Gun Shop & Police Supplies Inc
(802) 244-8401
95 U.S. Route 2
Waterbury, VT
 
Ron Resden Gunsmith
802238276
3545 Fellows Rd
Guildhall, VT
 
Parro''S Gun Shop & Police Supplies Inc
(802) 244-8401
95 U.S. Route 2
Waterbury, VT
 
Deguise, Donald J
802862374
303 Manhattan Dr
Burlington, VT
 
Big D''Sguns
(802) 476-6307
44 Waterman St.
East Barre, VT
 
Mr. O''S Sporting Goods
(802) 334-5525
1670 E M
Newport, VT
 
Sam''Sdepartment Store
(802) 254-2933
74 Main Street
Brattleboro, VT
 
Barrow''Strading Post
(802) 295-1050
Rt. 4 West
Quechee, VT
 
Schaffer, Robert
802563261
983 Noyestar Rd
Hardwick, VT
 

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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