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Remington Model 1911 R1 Lenexa KS

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Americanfirearms Specialty Company
(816) 965-0600
12138 Blue Ridge Ext.
Grandview, MO
 
G.U.N.S.Unlimited Inc.
(816) 468-4867
8113 N. Oak Trwy.
Kansas City, MO
 
Dougs Gun Shop
785625824
1322 Marshall Rd
Hays, KS
 
Atwood Tire Svc
785524465
201 W Lincoln Ave
Lincoln, KS
 
Wal-Mart #558
785825680
2900 S 9Th St
Salina, KS
 
Denny''Sguns Ltd
(816) 221-9117
2001 Clay N.
Kansas City, MO
 
Kansas Archery Supply
785826631
1110 Vassar Dr
Salina, KS
 
Glen Elder Wildlife Area Range
(785) 545-3345
1 Mile South Of Downs
Glen Elder, KS
 
Kmart #7169
785825159
400 S Broadway
Salina, KS
 
Winchester Gun & Rock Shop
913774295
500 1/2 3Rd St
Winchester, 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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