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Ouachita Parish Sheriff'S Dept
(318) 329-1238
Airport Rd
Monroe, LA
 
Marcsmans Custom Guns
(318) 396-6319
327 Hwy 546
West Monroe, LA
 
Tomorrows Weapons
318445774
204 Milky Way
Pineville, LA
 
Sportsmans Quest
318443314
2014 Thornton Ct.
Alexandria, LA
 
Main Street Gunsmith Shop
337948414
624 South Main St
Opelousas, LA
 
Marksman Custom Guns
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Monroe, LA
 
Security Sport Goods Inc
318445624
2220 Memorial Dr
Alexandria, LA
 
James Flynn, Gunmaker Llc
318445713
2809 Madonna Dr
Alexandria, LA
 
Sportsmans Paradise
318443604
640 Main St
Pineville, LA
 
Mccaughey, Patrick Howard
318339474
503 Airport Rd
Jonesville, LA
 

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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