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Simmons, Jimmy T
601679571
445 Eastwood St
Meridian, MS
 
Shady Oaks Shooting Preserve
601479192
509 Timber Ridge Rd
Meridian, MS
 
Puckett'S Firearms
601482333
1119 62Nd Court
Meridian, MS
 
Garretts Sports Center
601483486
3505 8Th St
Meridian, MS
 
Slim Chance Shoot N Ranch
601644359
254 Co Rd 467
Meridian, MS
 
T & S Entpr
601482542
6717 11Th Ave
Meridian, MS
 
Bryants Guns
601681665
7402 King Rd
Meridian, MS
 
Wal-Mart Supercenter #981
601485225
1733 2Nd St South
Meridian, MS
 
Vic'S Jewelry & Pawn
2102 North Frontage Rd
Meridian, MS
 
Thomas Gun & Pawn
601483285
4822 8Th St
Meridian, MS
 

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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