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Remington Model 1911 R1 Evansville IN

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Guns Unlimited
(812) 473-3199
2916 Covert Avenue
Evansville, IN
 
Bachert, Gregory D
812838460
1116 Tam O'Shanter Dr
Mount Vernon, IN
 
Buck'S Live Bait Inc
765473761
1148 East State Road 124
Peru, IN
 
Rudolph, Darrel L
260493171
3522 Fritcha Ave
Ft Wayne, IN
 
Cash America Pawn Of Ft Wayne #2
260456569
4307 S Anthony
Ft Wayne, IN
 
Cosby Custom Gunsmith
(812) 925-6761
111 West Lincoln Avenue
Chandler, IN
 
Bill`s Gun Shop
(812) 753-5977
700 South Center Street
Fort Branch, IN
 
John'S Sporting Guns & Custom Stocking
317839082
6361 E Cr 600 South
Plainfield, IN
 
Granger Guns
(574) 277-7588
51160 Bittersweet Road Suite 10
Granger, IN
 
Sbd Mfg
507 N Washington Street
Kokomo, IN
 

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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