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B & C Guns
301432277
2606 Limekiln Road
Sharpsburg, MD
 
Toms Custom Stocks
301898988
10535 Powell Rd
Thurmont, MD
 
Thurmont Conservation Sportsman Club Inc
301898909
11617 Hunt Club Rd
Thurmont, MD
 
Gun Center, The
301694688
1713 Rosemont Ave
Frederick, MD
 
Delpheys Sport Store Inc
301662242
7900 C Old Receiver Rd
Frederick, MD
 
Kmart #9140
717762717
706 E Main St
Waynesboro, PA
 
Cr Gunsmithing
301371958
7091 Shale Ct
Middletown, MD
 
Plt Enterprises
301662641
9829 Fox Rd
Frederick, MD
 
Dutton, Joseph Paul
301898090
10611 Bethel Rd
Frederick, MD
 
Bates, Bruce Manley
301695277
8106 Ashford Ct
Frederick, MD
 

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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