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Remington Model 1911 R1 Eau Claire WI

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Eauclaire Scheels
701-8926, 715-833-1886
4710 Golf Road
Eau Claire, WI
 
Ravens Gunsmith Shop
715568431
11535 Cty Hwy Ss
Bloomer, WI
 
Scooters Shooters
262689213
1371 Lakeview Rd
West Bend, WI
 
Schneider Music Llc
920759974
151 E 2Nd St
Kaukauna, WI
 
Cats Gun & Ammo
715656456
7502 Main St Hwy 77
Danbury, WI
 
B & Dshooting Supply
(715) 835-4867
3192 London Road
Eau Claire, WI
 
Kilian, Timothy G.
(608) 825-6953
520 Wilson Street
Sun Prairie, WI
 
Tom'S Gun Repair
920533499
W1623 Woodland Dr
Campbellsport, WI
 
Phenix Arms & Restoration
920927360
N1910 River Oaks Rd
Reeseville, WI
 
Wild Wings Sportsmans Club Llc
920533404
N 865 Hwy W
Campbellsport, WI
 

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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