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Remington Model 1911 R1 Joplin MO

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Steve''Strading Post
(417) 782-9600
4324 So. Main St.
Joplin, MO
 
Oldcabin Shop
(417) 358-6720
155 N. Black Powder LN
Carthage, MO
 
Bob''Sgun Rack Inc.
(816) 525-1460
805 SE 3rd St Le
Lees Summit, MO
 
Ryback, David
573452571
21650 Laramie Rd
Saint Robert, MO
 
Pbj Collectibles N More
573859617
600 E 1St Street
Belle, MO
 
Southtown Sporting Goods
(417) 624-4087
3022 Main Street
Joplin, MO
 
K & D Guns
417588109
22814 Ranger Dr
Lebanon, MO
 
Ontarget Sporting Goods
(636) 861-1055
20 Meramec Valley Plaza
Valley Park, MO
 
Leep Enterprises
573496386
2412 Spring Beauty Ln
Jefferson City, MO
 
Daves Outdoor Equipment
573497220
114 N Main
Lewistown, MO
 

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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