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Remington Model 1911 R1 Brownsville TX

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Amigo Pawn & Jewelry
(956) 548-6659
636 Central Blvd.
Brownsville, TX
 
Chuck''Sgun Shop
(956) 504-0243
235 Pared
Brownsville, TX
 
Taylors Army Surplus City
915672286
4042 N 1St St
Abilene, TX
 
Firing-Pin-Gunsmith, The
325659475
7433 Duckworth Rd
San Angelo, TX
 
Kmart #7795
915690948
4565 S 1St St
Abilene, TX
 
Rickys Guns & Ammunition
(956) 541-0357
806 E 14th St.
Brownsville, TX
 
Concho Sport Supply, Inc
325655127
3720 Ransom Road
San Angelo, TX
 
Mcbride''S Guns Inc.
(512) 472-3532
2915 San Gabriel
Austin, TX
 
Pellet Gun Repair
(817) 275-7905
503 Town North Dr.
Arlington, TX
 
Bottle Creek Gun Shop
209 W Hwy 67
Miles, TX
 

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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