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Remington Model 1911 R1 Council Bluffs IA

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Derjagerhof Gun Shop
(712) 325-0760
301 W. Pierce St STE 3
Council Bluffs, IA
 
Canfield''S Sporting Goods, Inc.
(402) 393-3363
8457 West Center Road
Omaha, NE
 
Baker, Bruce Edson & Joani Kay
515966215
11203 Se 48Th Ave
Runnells, IA
 
Dove Guns
641864268
302 E Ash St
Hubbard, IA
 
Ledet Enterprises
515382504
837 C Ave
Nevada, IA
 
Custom Stockmaker
203748128
26 Briarwood Dr
Danbury, CT
 
Rsr Sales
515979140
7760 Ne 106Th St
Mitchellville, IA
 
Hillmer Custom Gun Stocks
319988394
6514 Watters Rd
Hudson, IA
 
Happy Apple
515981109
3408 Clarke St
Norwalk, IA
 
Chuck'S Gun Shop
641522707
513 N Orchard St
Brooklyn, IA
 

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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