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Bilbreys Guns N Repair
541267640
825 Wagon Apt B
Garnerville, NV
 
Eastern Sierra Firearms Inc
775782786
1318 Berning Way
Garnerville, NV
 
Sierra Arms International
775267762
18 Grandview Ln
Wellington, NV
 
Mckinnish, Patrick B
775790766
874 Palisade Cr
Garnerville, NV
 
Gun World & Archery
(775) 738-2666
461 Idaho Street
Elko, NV
 
Mason Valley Rod & Gun
775265444
707 Blue Rock
Garnerville, NV
 
Mckinnish, Patrick B
775790766
874 Palisade Cr
Garnerville, NV
 
Bonnie Springs Old Nevada
702875419
In "Old West" Tourist Town Of "Bonnie Springs"
Old Nevada, NV
 
Bilbreys Guns N Repair
541267640
825 Wagon Apt B
Garnerville, NV
 
Machacek, Jerry L
775237511
201 N Main
Eureka, NV
 

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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