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Remington Model 1911 R1 Billings MT

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Laurel Rod & Gun Club
(406) 628-6292
Riverside Park
Laurel, MT
 
Laurel Rifle Club
406628460
Po Box 21
Laurel, MT
 
Kloppel, David C
406453536
616 Pine Ridge Ct
Great Falls, MT
 
M & M Sales & Service
406962348
Corner Of 1St & Main St
Boyd, MT
 
Ebenezer Gun Supply
406423558
220 1/2 2Nd St S
Hobson, MT
 
Tims Gunsmithing
613 5Th Ave
Laurel, MT
 
Tims Gunsmithing
613 5Th Ave
Laurel, MT
 
Wohlk, Brian Gerald
406567267
501 Main
Denton, MT
 
Watkins Paint & Supply
406788593
3488 Cora Creek Rd
Raynesford, MT
 
Ballistec
406350453
1216 Meadowlark Rd
Lewistown, 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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