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Remington Model 1911 R1 Charlottesville VA

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Western Classics
434823131
5840 Emerald Ln
Charlottesville, VA
 
Woodzell'S
434823574
522 Shelton Mill Rd
Charlottesville, VA
 
Dixie Pawn Inc
804973750
722 W Rio Rd #9
Charlottesville, VA
 
Snookys Loan & Own
434971795
102 E Main St
Charlottesville, VA
 
Kings Sales & Service Group
434971792
1036 St Clair Ave
Charlottesville, VA
 
Rivanna Rifle And Pistol Club
(434) 977-5482
1570 Old Lynchburg Rd
Charlottesville, VA
 
House Of Engraving Incorporation, The
434979364
1512 Antoinette Ave #A
Charlottesville, VA
 
Woodbrook Sports & Pro Shop Inc
1877 Seminole Tr
Charlottesville, VA
 
Wal-Mart Store #1780
434973141
975 Hilton Heights Rd
Charlottesville, VA
 
Albemarle Law Enforcement Sales
804924515
2501 Bennington Rd
Charlottesville, VA
 

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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