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Natickoutdoor Store
(508) 653-9400
38 North Avenue
Natick, MA
 
Interstate Arms Corp
(978) 667-7060
6G Dunham Road
Billerica, MA
 
Supplydepot
(508) 763-8684
51 East Howland Road
East Freetown, MA
 
Pheasantridge Enterprises, Inc.
(508) 761-4093
204 Taunton Ave Route 44
Seekonk, MA
 
Pack & Postal Center
978368091
210 Mill St
Lancaster, MA
 
Fourseasons
(781) 932-3133
76-R Winn Street
Woburn, MA
 
Powderhorn
(508) 775-8975
210 Barnstable Road
Norwell, MA
 
Fourseasons
(781) 932-3133
76-R Winn Street
Woburn, MA
 
Greg Derr Precision Arms
781834322
879B Old Main Street Ext
Marshfield, MA
 
Boston Gun & Rifle Assoc Inc
617436884
1483 Dorchester Ave
Dorchester, MA
 

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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