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Remington Model 1911 R1 Eden Prairie MN

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Ammocraft
(952) 933-3993
4314 Shady Oak Road Min
Hopkins, MN
 
Gunstopreloading Supplies Inc.
(952) 474-0211
5667 Manitou Road
Excelsior, MN
 
Red Bearhunting Emporium
(507) 625-4872
1000 N. River Drive N.
Mankato, MN
 
Manselle, Kurt Douglas
218462276
57065 Co Hwy 50
Deer Creek, MN
 
Adams, Wesley Lynn
651674802
6442 Main Street
North Branch, MN
 
Territorial Gunsmiths
(952) 931-9451
733 6th Avenue South
Hopkins, MN
 
Ballistic Products, Inc.
(763) 494-9237
20015 75th Ave N. Cor
Hamel, MN
 
Klinnert, Paul Martin
218385357
50372 390Th St
New York Mills, MN
 
Ozzies Custom Guns
218829704
2368 S Koering Rd
Fort Ripley, MN
 
Kjergaard Sports
1951 200Th Ave
Lake Benton, MN
 

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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