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Remington Model 1911 R1 Fort Smith AR

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Andy`s Pawn & Gun Shop
(479) 783-3658
2113 Dodson Avenue
Fort Smith, AR
 
A-1 Lock Key & Gun - Van Buren Number
(479) 471-5300
1815 Towson Avenue
Fort Smith, AR
 
Gun Shop Inc
(479) 649-7866
4301 Regions Park Drive
Fort Smith, AR
 
Fortner Gun Works
(479) 474-1990
6118 Fortner Road
Van Buren, AR
 
Pioneer Pawn & Gun
(479) 996-4503
15021 South Highway 71
Greenwood, AZ
 
Fugett`s Gun Shop
(479) 782-0425
710 North Greenwood Avenue
Fort Smith, AR
 
John`s Guns & Ammo
(479) 782-4867
420 North Greenwood Avenue
Fort Smith, AR
 
K & L Pawn Guns & Stuff Inc
(479) 782-8844
4721 Grand Avenue
Fort Smith, AR
 
Rockys Corner Pawn & Loan
(918) 427-6068
Corner Of Ltd Shop Ctr
Roland, OK
 
Wal-Mart Supercenter #119
870793900
3150 Harrison St
Batesville, AR
 

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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