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(812) 824-1940
9390 South Strain Ridge Road
Bloomington, IN
 
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3651 Raspberry Lane
Nashville, IN
 
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6520 Castle Knoll Ct
Indianapolis, IN
 
Bailey, Roger B Ii
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Worthington, IN
 
Orr, Brian J
765781298
278 H Street
Wilkinson, IN
 
Cowden Road Gun Shop
(812) 876-9425
4594 West Cowden Road
Ellettsville, IN
 
Security Arms
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7822 Weymouth Ct
Fort Wayne, IN
 
Aa Forensics
260493347
229 West Berry Suite 300
Fort Wayne, IN
 
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5799 East Fort Wayne Rd
Rochester, IN
 
Ski Rifles
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204 Lucky Ln
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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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