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Fly & Field Outfitters
541318161
143A Sw Century Dr
Bend, OR
 
Central Oregon Firearms
541382302
205 Se Taft Ave
Bend, OR
 
Supply Depot, The
541385088
310 Se Railroad Ave
Bend, OR
 
Greenwood Sporting Arms Llc
541617949
160 Sw Scalehouse Lp Ste 204
Bend, OR
 
Damm, Michael L
541382863
61726 Somerset Dr
Bend, OR
 
Smith Guns
541948921
60035 Hopi Rd
Bend, OR
 
Green, Michael R
541383221
61754 Wickiup Rd
Bend, OR
 
High Desert Shooters Supply
541389691
20985 Knott Rd
Bend, OR
 
Jj Guns & Ammo
541388790
61181 Ridgewater Loop
Bend, OR
 
British Guns
541318181
19408 Charleswood Ln
Bend, OR
 

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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