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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
 
Jw Custom
785827470
1018 W Elm B
Salina, KS
 
Meriden Gun Shop Inc
785484300
7272 K4 Hwy Suite Gg
Meriden, KS
 
Garys Western Auto
785434481
310 W Mill
Plainville, KS
 
Denny''Sguns Ltd
(816) 221-9117
2001 Clay N.
Kansas City, MO
 
90-06 Armory
2523 Henry
Hays, KS
 
Sturgeons Gun & Archery Shop
785345415
131 W Main
Osborne, KS
 
Farrells Firearms
785452804
320 S Brownhill Rd
Brookville, KS
 
Ebel, Larry D
785483302
935 Kilian St
Russell, 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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