Handguns


Remington Model 1911 R1 Birmingham AL

This page provides useful content and local businesses that can help with your search for Remington Model 1911 R1. You will find helpful, informative articles about Remington Model 1911 R1, including "Remington 1911 R1 Review". You will also find local businesses that provide the products or services that you are looking for. Please scroll down to find the local resources in Birmingham, AL that will answer all of your questions about Remington Model 1911 R1.

Alabama Training Institute
(205) 592-3004
906 40th St N.
Birmingham, AL
 
Bretts Pawn Shoppe Llc
(205) 592-9922
5212 Oporto Madrid Blvd S.
Birmingham, AL
 
Birmingham Pistol Parlor
(205) 841-4855
1833 Pinson Valley Pkwy
Birmingham, AL
 
Plaza Gunworks Incorporated
(205) 836-6206
983 Gadsden Hwy.
Birmingham, AL
 
Heart Of Dixie Game Calls
205678982
223 Heart Of Dixie Dr
Sterrett, AL
 
Mark''S Outdoor Sports
(205) 822-2010
1400 Montgomery Hwy Ste B.
Birmingham, AL
 
Jewelry Pawn Outlet
(205) 856-9950
3951 Pinson Valley Pkwy
Birmingham, AL
 
Gunseller/Pinion Enterprises
(205) 987-9777
1777 Montgomery Hwy
Birmingham, AL
 
Southeastern Guns
(205) 661-1486
1808 Gadsden Hwy.
Birmingham, AL
 
Firearms & Accessories
313 County Rd 40 W
Prattville, AL
 

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....

Click here to read the rest of this article from Handguns Magazine