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One Shot Inc
6871 Main Stre
Cincinnati, OH
 
Asrshooting Supplies
(513) 383-7275
Northern Kentucky''s Low Price Firearms Dealer Established 20012185 Ta
Ft Mitchell, KY
 
Srd Shooting Supplies
(859) 653-2212
266 A Main St.
Florence, KY
 
New Miami Gun Shop
(513) 894-5000
202 S Riverside Dr. N
Hamilton, OH
 
Wilhelm Gun Repair
740392265
7720 Keys Road
Mt Vernon, OH
 
Targetworld
(513) 772-3343
2300 East Kemper Road
Cincinnati, OH
 
Switzer Arms
513965800
137 Main Street
Milford, OH
 
R.L.C. Shooting Supplies
(606) 371-3900
7199 Turfway
Florence, KY
 
Jk Engraving Co
614471107
180 W Johnstown Rd
Gahanna, OH
 
Sunrise Sporting Equip
614431986
185 Old County Line Rd
Westerville, OH
 

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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