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Colorado Gun Works
(970) 482-4867
2631 West Vine Drive
Fort Collins, CO
 
Hamblen Sales Incorporated Gun Home Office SafesHamblen Sales Incorporated Gun Home Office Safes
(970) 221-5133
3507 East Mulberry Street
Fort Collins, CO
 
Tj'S Firearm Services
303933854
14 Yellow Flax
Littleton, CO
 
Skyline Hunting & Fishing
(303) 971-1531
7595-97 W Florida Ave
Lakewood, CO
 
Volkmann Custom Inc
303237130
1595 Carr St
Lakewood, CO
 
Fort Collins Gun Room
(970) 472-9670
1746 East Mulberry Street
Fort Collins, CO
 
Gander Mountain #421
9923 Grant St
Thornton, CO
 
Okers Engraving
303838604
365 Bell Rd
Shawnee, CO
 
The Gun Room
(303) 237-1300
1595 Carr Street
Denver, CO
 
Cotton Wood Ranch
970887355
1564 Cr 553
Granby, CO
 

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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