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Remington Model 1911 R1 Franklin TN

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Yarbrough Shooters Supply
615791173
2219 Bowman Rd
Franklin, TN
 
Owl Hollow Gun Club
Owl Hollow Rd
Franklin, TN
 
Lock Stock & Barrel
(615) 591-1721
105 S East Pkwy #106
Franklin, TN
 
Handy Hardware Co Inc
615794147
731 Columbia Avenue
Franklin, TN
 
Elite Tactical Systems (Ets)
615668534
105 Southeast Pkwy #106
Franklin, TN
 
Simpson, A Jerome
615790497
4482 Gosey Hill Rd
Franklin, TN
 
Armadillo Arms
615595977
1226-C Lakeview Dr
Franklin, TN
 
H&M Pawn Shop Llc
(615) 790-7296
232 Hillsboro Rd
Franklin, TN
 
Moore Firearms
615347594
5257 Old Harding Rd
Franklin, TN
 
Ets Inc
615500500
105 S East Parkway St #106-A
Franklin, TN
 

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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