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Triple Break Products (Tbp)
603424092
6 Patten Rd
Merrimack, NH
 
Gold City Gun & Cartridge CO
(706) 864-1205
162 Lumpkin County Parkway
Dahlonega, GA
 
Lott Hardware Co
912359222
102 Ocmulgee St
Broxton, GA
 
Buck`s Pawn & Gun Shop
(706) 232-4007
3100 Maple Road Southeast
Lindale, GA
 
Roy`s Gun Service
(770) 773-3548
77 King Road Northwest
Adairsville, GA
 
Custom Gunworks
(706) 265-4888
117 West Second Street
Dawsonville, GA
 
Shamrock Pawn Inc
1501 B Rice Ave
Dublin, GA
 
Brantley Marine & Guns
(912) 530-7172
3689 Savannah Highway
Jesup, GA
 
Lott True Value Hdwe Inc
912384388
306 S Peterson Ave
Douglas, GA
 
Smith'S Hardware
912526358
131 Sw Broad St
Lyons, GA
 

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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