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Galligan, Brian E
304523219
309 3Rd Ave
Huntington, WV
 
Borders Summit Market, Inc.
(606) 928-6326
5876 US 60 West
Ashland, KY
 
J & J Firearms
304743195
Rt 3 Box 204
Milton, WV
 
Price'S Gun Shop
304629054
100 Church St
Anmoore, WV
 
Neely, Michael J
304745037
Rr 2 Box 233D
Jane Lew, WV
 
Kitchen'S
606329190
257 Meadowbrook
Ashland, KY
 
Town & Country Sales
606836283
509 -511 Bellefonte Street
Russell, KY
 
Zacavish Frank D
(304) 842-7844
Rt 1 Box 391
Flemington, WV
 
Wiest, Ricky G
304724644
158 Snapper Ln
Harpers Ferry, WV
 
J & T Guns
304628353
Rt 1 Box 30 C
Petroleum, WV
 

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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