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Remington Model 1911 R1 Davenport IA

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Shooting Sports Unlimited
(309) 797-2222
1315 5th Avenue
Moline, IL
 
Newberrys Hobby And Gun
309234556
17144 Us Hwy 150
Orion, IL
 
Sporting Arms
641634293
101 Pearl St
Thornburg, IA
 
Milligan Dx Garage
641227358
10901 Hwy F17 W
Mingo, IA
 
Polk City Basics
515984691
1601 W Washington
Polk City, IA
 
B & Bshooting Supplies, Inc.
(563) 355-4867
2152 State Street
Bettendorf, IA
 
Les Baercustom, Inc
(309) 658-2716
29601 3
Hillsdale, IL
 
M & A Sports
641673434
2469 Norwalk Cir
Oskaloosa, IA
 
Wilson, David Scott
515279596
4108 27Th St
Des Moines, IA
 
Derjagerhof Gun Shop
(712) 325-0760
301 W. Pierce St STE 3
Council Bluffs, 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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