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Denny''Sguns Ltd
(816) 221-9117
2001 Clay N.
Kansas City, MO
 
Claycogun & Repair
(816) 453-0005
287 East 69 Hwy
Kansas City, MO
 
Great Guns Inc
1780 N Church Road,Suite A
Liberty, MO
 
Briggs Firearm Supply
620562345
207 N 2Nd St
Bushton, KS
 
Heartland Firearms
(785) 483-4860
51 S Main
Russell, KS
 
G.U.N.S.Unlimited Inc.
(816) 468-4867
8113 N. Oak Trwy.
Kansas City, MO
 
Armsmart Inc.
(816) 796-5800
21200 E. Truman Road
Independence, MO
 
Americanfirearms Specialty Company
(816) 965-0600
12138 Blue Ridge Ext.
Grandview, MO
 
Boldra, Carl
785628261
400 E 11Th
Hays, KS
 
Jk Guns
785625835
505 W 21 St
Hays, KS
 

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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