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Remington Model 1911 R1 Fairmont WV

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Frazier, Fred Jay Iii
304669903
Rt 2 Box 361
Farmington, WV
 
Ye Old Lock Shop
304449180
111 County Line Drive
Fairview, WV
 
Dominick'S Firearms,Llc
(304) 695-0216
Rr 1 Box 47K
Bridgeport, WV
 
Keoughs Firearm Repair & Restoration Llc
304622506
Rt 2 Box 494
Bridgeport, WV
 
Zacavish Frank D
(304) 842-7844
Rt 1 Box 391
Flemington, WV
 
Out Post
304816474
House 242 1/2 Brick Hill St
Four States, WV
 
Quality Home Comfort Htg & Clg Inc
304265445
Rt 4 Box 346
Grafton, WV
 
White Horse Firearms And Outdoor Education Center
(304) 623-6093
Rt 20 South
Peeltree, WV
 
Patricks Custom Gunsmithing
304842571
217 Williams Ave
Bridgeport, WV
 
Wal-Mart Supercenter #3215
304291562
6051 University Town Centre Dr
Granville, WV
 

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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