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Grunberg, David
860872149
2 Mark Circle
Vernon, CT
 
Ill Gunworks Limited
(773) 889-1114
7229 West Grand Avenue
Elmwood Park, IL
 
Bell`s Gun & Sport Shop Incorporated
(847) 678-1900
3315 Mannheim Road
Franklin Park, IL
 
Gunworld
(630) 595-0310
421 E. Irving Park Rd.
Bensenville, IL
 
Blue Park Gun Club
(708) 333-3337
Pulaski Road & Brennan
Harvey, IL
 
Illinois Gun Works Limited
(708) 452-0040
7229 West Grand Avenue
Elmwood Park, IL
 
Midwest Sporting Goods Co.
(708) 447-4848
8565 Plainfield Rd
Lyons, IL
 
Chuck`s Gun Shop & Pistol Range
(708) 849-4455
14310 South Indiana Avenue
Riverdale, IL
 
Maxon Shooters Supplies/Indoor Range
(847) 298-4867
1226 Rand Road
Des Plaines, IL
 
Farm King Supply
309852656
800 Tenny Street
Kewanee, IL
 

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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