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Remington Model 1911 R1 Greenville NC

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The Gunrack
(252) 752-3960
3506 NE Greenville Blvd.
Greenville, NC
 
Gunsunlimited Of Ayden, Inc.
(252) 746-2102
560 East 3rd Street
Ayden, NC
 
Chapel Hill Gun Shop
919967276
923 New Hope Ch Rd
Chapel Hill, NC
 
Messer Custom Rifles
Box 2 Cowan Valley Rd
Webster, NC
 
Carolina Firearms Sports Inc
910433220
2803 Bragg Blvd
Fayetteville, NC
 
Paradise Hunting Preserve
(252) 746-2748
3993 Bill Adams Road
Greenville, NC
 
Roberts Gun Shop
919934902
4 Runneymede Pl
Smithfield, NC
 
Roanokeoutfitters
(252) 536-3119
40 Sycamore St STE D
Weldon, NC
 
City Pawn #4
910695146
275 W Morganton Road
Southern Pines, NC
 
Wal-Mart Supercenter #515
828837918
2330 Hwy 19
Murphy, NC
 

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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