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Remington Model 1911 R1 Eugene OR

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S M Gunshop
(541) 688-8700
1375 River Road
Eugene, OR
 
The Gunworks
(541) 741-4118
247 South 2nd Street
Springfield, OR
 
Smith, Duane E
21165 Dulin Dr
Bend, OR
 
John Vest - Engraver/Stockmaker
541923889
1923 Ne 7Th St
Redmond, OR
 
Gun Zone - Military Small Arms
(503) 889-6298
16013 SE Egert Ridge Rd.
Clackamas, OR
 
Mazamasporting Goods
(541) 484-9993
289 Valley River Center
Eugene, OR
 
Valiantfirearms
(541) 942-0897
533 E. Main St
Cottage Grove, OR
 
Floyd, James S
541390998
501 Ne Greenwood Ave Suite 700
Bend, OR
 
Loringlighthouse Sporting Goods
415-0052, 541-469-2148
P.O.Box 1989
Brookings, OR
 
Force Ten / Cloud Mt Armory
(503) 554-5997
310 E 1st.
Newberg, OR
 

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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