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Majestic Arms Ltd
718356676
101 A Ellis St
Staten Island, NY
 
Rosebank Sports
500 Tompkins Ave
Staten Island, NY
 
Sourland Sportsmens Shop
609466105
61 E Broad St
Hopewell, NJ
 
Jeandron, William Jay
732264198
65 Broad Street
Keyport, NJ
 
Har-Lee Rod Inc
(201) 798-2130
3424 John F Kennedy Blvd
Jersey City, NJ
 
Santora, Harry James
718727871
851 Forest Ave
Staten Island, NY
 
Armament Gunsmithing Co Inc
908686096
525 Rt 22
Hillside, NJ
 
Hudson Associates
609877406
65 Hewlet Lane
Willingboro, NJ
 
Picatinny Rod & Gun Club
973724448
Bldg 337 Picatinny Arsenal
Picatinny Arsenal, NJ
 
Jeanettes Bait & Tackle
(201) 858-9754
129 Hobart Ave
Bayonne, NJ
 

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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