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Remington Model 1911 R1 Minnetonka MN

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Ammocraft
(952) 933-3993
4314 Shady Oak Road Min
Hopkins, MN
 
Gunstopreloading Supplies Inc.
(952) 474-0211
5667 Manitou Road
Excelsior, MN
 
High Hopes Gunsmithing
218652307
Route 1 Box 50
Akeley, MN
 
Hyytinen Hdwe Hank
218927311
312 2Nd St Ne
Aitkin, MN
 
The One Stop
218363225
5006 State Hwy 84
Longville, MN
 
Territorial Gunsmiths
(952) 931-9451
733 6th Avenue South
Hopkins, MN
 
Ballistic Products, Inc.
(763) 494-9237
20015 75th Ave N. Cor
Hamel, MN
 
B & L Guns North
218838070
13371 Pillager Dam Rd Sw
Pillager, MN
 
Genes Sport Shop
218346335
150 E Main St
Perham, MN
 
Klasen, Herbert William
218224256
19434 County 44
Laporte, MN
 

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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