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Exchange Center & Gun & Pawn
501329589
865 Walnut St
Conway, AR
 
Wal-Mart Supercenter #5
501329002
1155 Hwy 65 North
Conway, AR
 
Rifleman
501327278
#6 South Woodland Dr
Conway, AR
 
Automatic Accuracy Llc
501231551
66 Palarm Creek Rd
Conway, AR
 
Hunters Choice Inc
501327182
1120 Jims Ln
Conway, AR
 
Ryan'S Gun Shop
501796651
5 Debbie Ln
Conway, AR
 
Atr Inc
501581175
37 Griggers Ln
Conway, AR
 
Mauterstock, Jacob
501450774
251A Hwy 286 East
Conway, AR
 
Macks Knife Shop & Bull Pen, Inc
5-A Gapview Rd
Conway, AR
 
Pickle Gap Gun Works
501327238
53 Conwell Lane
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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