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Dunham'S Sports #9146
248674499
2625 Scottsville Rd Greenwood Mall Space 624
Bowling Green, KY
 
Roger''S Ammo & Reloading
(270) 842-6123
7541 Morgantown Road
Bowling Green, KY
 
Clark'S Fine Firearms
502695702
229 Farmboook Cir
Frankfort, KY
 
Northcutt Gun Repair
859234757
4001 Grays Run Rd
Cynthiana, KY
 
Carls Repairs
859498216
201 Rogers Ave
Mt Sterling, KY
 
Gale''S Distributors
(502) 842-6123
510 Morgantown Road
Bowling Green, KY
 
Waco Gold N Pawn, Inc
859369369
4015 New Irvine Rd
Waco, KY
 
By Pass Pawn
606849951
2301 By Pass
Flemingsburg, KY
 
Backwoods Field And Stream
859498030
121 Maloney Way
Mount Sterling, KY
 
Gray Hawk Guns
606287712
124 J C H S Rd
Mc Kee, KY
 

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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