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Macks Knife Shop & Bull Pen, Inc
5-A Gapview Rd
Conway, AR
 
G & R Rifles
501908814
3443 Richards Ct
Conway, AR
 
C & B Sales
501796324
48 Walker Rd
Conway, AR
 
Pickle Gap Gun Works
501327238
53 Conwell Lane
Conway, AR
 
Country Gentlemen Barber Shop
501329954
1006 Front St.
Conway, AR
 
Ryan'S Gun Shop
501796651
5 Debbie Ln
Conway, AR
 
Arkansas F & S Outdoors
(501) 328-5205
500 Amity Suite 5B
Conway, AR
 
Bullet Hole Gun Shop
501329526
390 Acklin Gap Road
Conway, AR
 
Saltillo Sporting Goods And Grocery
501329310
498 Saltillo Rd
Conway, AR
 
Exchange Center Gun & Pawn
(501) 329-5899
865 Walnut Street
Conway, AR
 

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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