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Ed Hirschy`s Discount Guns & Shooting Supplies
(260) 627-3119
17929 Tonkel Road
Fort Wayne, IN
 
Wayne Black Oxide
260484028
4505 Executive Blvd
Fort Wayne, IN
 
Polara Sound Studios
260420793
1701 W State Blvd
Fort Wayne, IN
 
Roethele Building Materials Inc
260482959
3100 Wells Street
Fort Wayne, IN
 
J B Custom Inc
260417209
3700 E Pontiac St
Ft Wayne, IN
 
Aa Forensics
260493347
229 West Berry Suite 300
Fort Wayne, IN
 
Steven R Jenkins Co Inc
260483799
1533 Goshen Rd
Fort Wayne, IN
 
Jb Custom Inc
260417209
1025 Osage Avenue
Fort Wayne, IN
 
H & H Firearms
260483913
1525 Directors Row
Fort Wayne, IN
 
Schwarze, David A Gunsmith
260484578
2527 Crescent
Ft Wayne, IN
 

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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