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Have Guns-Will Sell
(812) 824-1940
9390 South Strain Ridge Road
Bloomington, IN
 
Verns Sports
812988288
3651 Raspberry Lane
Nashville, IN
 
Indiana Arms Inc
260565376
2710 N 400 W
Decatur, IN
 
B K Bullet Casting
765473780
2293 E Paw Paw Pike
Peru, IN
 
Right On Target Sportsmans Club Llc
260726314
539 S 600 E
Portland, IN
 
Cowden Road Gun Shop
(812) 876-9425
4594 West Cowden Road
Ellettsville, IN
 
Kempf Gun Shop
(219) 872-7957
7625 West USHighway 20
Michigan City, IN
 
Gettin Place Sports Center, The
812537153
163 Florence Dr Overlook Plaza
Lawrenceburg, IN
 
Elliott'S Gun Shop
574722209
2201 Oakland Ave
Logansport, IN
 
Jay County Pawnbrokers
765768500
940 North Meridian St
Portland, IN
 

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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