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Remington Model 1911 R1 Fall River MA

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Supplydepot
(508) 763-8684
51 East Howland Road
East Freetown, MA
 
Post Road Guns
(401) 941-2160
1287 Post Roa
Warwick, RI
 
Fin & Feather
(401) 885-8680
95 F
East Greenwich, RI
 
Greg Derr Precision Arms
781834322
879B Old Main Street Ext
Marshfield, MA
 
Black Oxide Co Inc
508757034
100 Grand St
Worcester, MA
 
Ron''Ssports Shop
(508) 994-8211
13B Russells Mills
South Dartmouth, MA
 
Pheasantridge Enterprises, Inc.
(508) 761-4093
204 Taunton Ave Route 44
Seekonk, MA
 
Norton Arms And Ammo
(508) 285-6638
28 Oak Street
Norton, MA
 
Collectors Coin Gallery Inc, The
781438401
89 B Hancock St
Stoneham, MA
 
Aaa Guns
(800) 281-7662
738 Main Street
West Springfield, MA
 

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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