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Remington Model 1911 R1 Lynchburg VA

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Harvey, Bruce Claiborne
804385514
2330 Lakeside Dr
Lynchburg, VA
 
Natures Trail Guns & Archery
434239293
222 Deborah Dr
Lynchburg, VA
 
Schuberts Gun Shop
434851604
245 Alleghany Ave
Lynchburg, VA
 
W & W Novelty Co Inc
434385532
2323 Lakeside Dr
Lynchburg, VA
 
Timberlake Sporting Goods Inc
434239347
22273 Timberlake Rd Suite A
Lynchburg, VA
 
Ace Hardware & Gun Store
434385638
2200 Lakeside Dr
Lynchburg, VA
 
Tessy Plastics Llc
434385570
231 Jefferson Ridge Parkway
Lynchburg, VA
 
Premier Sporting Goods
434528210
1420 Campbell Ave
Lynchburg, VA
 
Murphy, James F Jr
434237053
222 Omega Dr
Lynchburg, VA
 
Rileys Outdoor Sport
434525544
119 Bedford Springe Rd
Lynchburg, VA
 

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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