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Laurel Rod & Gun Club
(406) 628-6292
Riverside Park
Laurel, MT
 
Laurel Rifle Club
406628460
Po Box 21
Laurel, MT
 
Ohlson'S Custom Guns
406547380
405 W Hancock
White Sulphur Spg, MT
 
Central Montana Shooting Complex
Limekiln Road
Lewistown, MT
 
Nemec'S Parts & Repair
406567247
402 Gaines St
Coffee Creek, MT
 
Tims Gunsmithing
613 5Th Ave
Laurel, MT
 
Beaudrys Western Supply
406538882
158 Valach Road
Lewistown, MT
 
Hair, Ted W
406366229
509 4Th Ave N
Lewistown, MT
 
Moore, John P
406357370
2186 Wunderwald Dr
Denton, MT
 
D & K Sporting Goods
406464232
6710 Hwy 191 N
Roy, MT
 

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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