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Remington Model 1911 R1 Keene NH

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Traderjohn''S Gun Shop
(603) 239-4032
P.O. Box 143 Rt. 10
Winchester, NH
 
Alsteadgun Shop
(603) 835-6122
RTE 123 Fall Mtn.Shop.Plaza
Alstead, NH
 
Eric Mannadistributing
(603) 878-0672
15 Sharon Road
New Ipswich, NH
 
Traphouse Firearms
(603) 863-1121
131 South Pitkin Road
Lempster, NH
 
Great Northern Sports Center Inc.
(603) 432-3742
237 Rockingha
Derry, NH
 
Pelletiers Sport Shop
(603) 532-7180
105 Peterboro Street
Jaffrey, NH
 
Michael Burbine''S Washington Armory
(603) 495-0911
142 Bradford Springs Rd.
Washington, NH
 
Grd Studio/Workshop
603673427
7 Lyndeborough Road
Amherst, NH
 
Traderjohn''S Gun Shop
(603) 239-4032
P.O. Box 143 Rt. 10
Winchester, NH
 
The Ammodump
(603) 755-9800
118 Spring St
Farmington, NH
 

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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