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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
 
Northgate True Value
765642240
2400 Broadway
Anderson, IN
 
Miller'S Gun Ammo & Repair Shop
765215066
1450 Cottage Ave
Middletown, IN
 
Herbst Gunsmithing
260723582
5116 W 700 S
South Whitley, IN
 
Cowden Road Gun Shop
(812) 876-9425
4594 West Cowden Road
Ellettsville, IN
 
Robys Bullseye Outdoors Inc
(765) 459-0077
148 Creekside Dr
Kokomo, IN
 
St John, Jerry Wayne
812346225
8900 N St Hwy 3
North Vernon, IN
 
Riley, Frank Ward
765552114
1805 South D St
Elwood, IN
 
B & H Firearms
260456490
419 W Paulding Rd
Ft Wayne, 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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