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Remington Model 1911 R1 New Haven CT

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Silver City Sporting Arms Inc
(203) 932-4717
188 Campbell Ave.
West Haven, CT
 
Ciola, John David
203393371
5 Amity Road
Bethany, CT
 
Jv Precision Machine Co
203888074
71 Cogwheel Lane
Seymour, CT
 
Mitz A & A Northeast Sporting
(203) 888-0047
163 Main St.
Seymour, CT
 
Raptor Arms Company Inc
(203) 924-7618
273 Canal St.
Shelton, CT
 
Connecticut Sporting Arms Llc
(203) 484-7474
1179 Foxon Rd.
North Branford, CT
 
Milford Firearms
(203) 877-8886
234 New Haven Ave.
Milford, CT
 
K 5 Arms Exchange Incorporated
(203) 876-9981
962 Boston Post Rd.
Milford, CT
 
Valley Firearms
(203) 924-5650
549 Howe Ave Ste 110c
Shelton, CT
 
katona- Dennis Gunsmith
(203) 265-1015
148 North Branford Road
Wallingford, CT
 

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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