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Remington Model 1911 R1 Lebanon OR

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Straight Shooters Sporting Goods Llc
541791106
580 Main St
Lebanon, OR
 
De Jager Guns
503551678
2962 Wintel Rds
Jefferson, OR
 
Big Rstores
(541) 882-5540
6225 South 6th Street
Klamath Falls, OR
 
Big R
541548409
3141 South Hwy 97
Redmond, OR
 
Bill & Jake'S Bird And Sporting Guns
541598040
55569 Wagon Master Way
Bend, OR
 
Ricke''Ssporting Goods
(541) 258-3222
580 Main St.
Lebanon, OR
 
Viking Arms
541548317
2673 Nw Lynch Ct
Redmond, OR
 
Arner''S Guns And Goods
(541) 276-7552
2214 South East Court Ave.
Pendleton, OR
 
Michael L Potter'S Ochoco Valley Arms
541447402
782 S Main St
Prineville, OR
 
Buchsers Guns
541923099
2324 Nw 21St Ct
Redmond, OR
 

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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