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Remington Model 1911 R1 Fremont NE

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Arms And Ammo Sporting Goods / One Click Shooting
(866) 727-1401
1900 East Military Suite 280
Fremont, NE
 
Peters, Ronald D
402478447
630 N 12Th Box 113
Arlington, NE
 
Fords Trading Post
402652373
640 E 10Th St
North Bend, NE
 
Robertson, George L
308346422
150 North 12Th Ave
Burwell, NE
 
Nesports Industries
(402) 721-6040
Sunset Plaza Shopping Court
Norfolk, NE
 
Brass Action
402721221
245 W County Rd T
Fremont, NE
 
Nordstrom, Leland Frank
402427539
Box 62 308 Pine St
Kennard, NE
 
Westbrook Fire Arms
308212034
300 Canby St
Berwyn, NE
 
Taylor Gun Shop
308872560
79135 Sumner Rd
Broken Bow, NE
 
Old Westguns
(308) 237-7900
924 Central Ave.
Kearney, NE
 

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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