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Wal-Mart Supercenter #3215
304291562
6051 University Town Centre Dr
Granville, WV
 
Ye Old Lock Shop
304449180
111 County Line Drive
Fairview, WV
 
Frazier, Fred Jay Iii
304669903
Rt 2 Box 361
Farmington, WV
 
Paradis Firearm Repair & Machining
508867326
78 Elm St
North Brookfield, MA
 
Kmart #4936
724430016
99 Matthews Dr
Uniontown, PA
 
Oak Flat Sport Ranges
(304) 864-5309
Oak Flat Road Box 3
Reedsville, WV
 
Long Shot Sporting Goods
304892450
Rt 1 Box 157
Newburg, WV
 
Mason Dixon Rifle Club Inc
(304) 594-0868
Rt 1 Box 269
Bruceton Mills, WV
 
Quality Home Comfort Htg & Clg Inc
304265445
Rt 4 Box 346
Grafton, WV
 
R & S Sports & Pawn Inc
304275111
901 Court St
Elizabeth, WV
 

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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