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Remington Model 1911 R1 Fort Collins CO

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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
 
Fast Cash Pawn & Jewelry
303893235
1023 Federal Blvd
Denver, CO
 
Summit Guides/Summit Outdoor Sports
970468894
0167 Keystone Road
Keystone, CO
 
Genes Shop
303794300
6025 W Mississippi Ave
Lakewoood, CO
 
Fort Collins Gun Room
(970) 472-9670
1746 East Mulberry Street
Fort Collins, CO
 
Sports Authority #128, The
303741962
9000 E Peakview Blvd
Greenwood Village, CO
 
French`s Gun Shop
(303) 777-5657
258 Broadway
Denver, CO
 
Lewis, Alden E Jr
9434 West Elmhurst Place
Littleton, CO
 
Wal-Mart Supercenter #5049
303979206
13420 Coal Mine Ave
Littleton, 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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