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10 Ring Serviceinc.
(904) 724-7419
2227 West Lou Dr.
Jacksonville, FL
 
Bullseye Gun & Pawn & Indoor Gun Range
(904) 725-9582
6041 Atlantic Boulevard
Jacksonville, FL
 
Best Gun & Pawn
(904) 786-6300
1505 Lane Avenue South
Jacksonville, FL
 
T & T Gun Repair & Locksmith
(904) 389-1394
4810 Highway Avenue
Jacksonville, FL
 
Top Gun and Sporting Goods
(904) 276-4488
638 Blanding Boulevard
Orange Park, FL
 
Durrell Mtn Firearms
603527077
320 Durrell Mtn Rd
Belmont, NH
 
Cassat Gun & Pawn
(904) 781-1428
858 Cassat Avenue
Jacksonville, FL
 
Kelley'S Firearms
603938586
82 Breezy Hill Rd
Bradford, NH
 
St. Nicholas Gun& Sporting Goods
(904) 262-2266
12641 San Jose
Jacksonville, FL
 
Green Acressporting Goods, Inc.
(904) 786-5166
8774 Normandy Boulevard
Jacksonville, FL
 

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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