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L & M Gun & Pawn Shop
(706) 820-0171
3284 Chattanooga Valley R
Flintstone, GA
 
Canyon View Machine
150 Middleton Cr
Trenton, GA
 
Guns of Yesteryear
(706) 673-2506
3936 Chattanooga Road
Tunnel Hill, GA
 
Mossy Creek Custom
434547494
5018 Churchill Dr
Nashville, TN
 
Southland Arms
615519544
615 Poplar Avenue
Nashville, TN
 
Georgia Gun Trader Inc
(706) 935-3771
6975 Nashville Street
Ringgold, GA
 
Liberty Suppressors
706657794
113 Gunsmoke Trail
Trenton, GA
 
Jerrys Pawn Shop Llc
931388354
104 W 17Th St
Columbia, TN
 
Mule Creek Farm Guns
280 Bledsoe Rd
Petersburg, TN
 
Gatlin Guns
931433295
79 Twin Springs Rd
Petersburg, TN
 

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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