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Whitestone Lumber Corp
148-02 14Th Ave
Whitestone, NY
 
Sidearms New York/N.Y.C Sidearms
917698636
23-10 31St St
Astoria, NY
 
Beitzinger, George
718847766
116-20 Atlantic Ave
Richmond Hill, NY
 
Seneca Sporting Range Inc
718497454
1716 Weirfield St
Ridgewood, NY
 
Beretta Gallery
212319323
718 Madison
New York, NY
 
Chapel Sports Ltd
718847766
116-20 Atlantic Ave
Richmond Hill, NY
 
Woodhaven Rifle & Pistol Range Inc
718296888
74-16 Jamaica Ave
Woodhaven, NY
 
Isgro, Gary J
718296888
74-16 Jamaica Ave
Woodhaven, NY
 
Atlantic Center Of Guns & Sports Co
718728210
32-90 Steinway St
Long Island City, NY
 
Franks Sport Shop Inc
718299962
430 E Tremont Ave
Bronx, NY
 

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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