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Remington Model 1911 R1 Covington KY

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(606) 371-3900
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Florence, KY
 
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Walton, KY
 
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137 Main Street
Milford, OH
 
Guns Inc
610 Big Hill Avenue #9
Richmond, KY
 
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(859) 653-2212
266 A Main St.
Florence, KY
 
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6871 Main Stre
Cincinnati, OH
 
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(513) 772-3343
2300 East Kemper Road
Cincinnati, OH
 
Paducah Shooters Supply
(270) 442-3242
3919 Cairo Road
Paducah, KY
 
Creek Bend Guns
270576063
3464 St Johns Road
Frankfort, KY
 

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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