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Santora, Harry James
718727871
851 Forest Ave
Staten Island, NY
 
Ironworks
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219 Park Row
New York, NY
 
Centre Firearms Co Inc
212244404
10 W 37Th St 7Th Flr
New York, NY
 
W.S. Ltd
212941769
33 Greene St # 1W
New York, NY
 
Rosebank Sports
500 Tompkins Ave
Staten Island, NY
 
Westside Rifle & Pistol Range, Inc
20 West 20Th St
New York, NY
 
John Jovino Co., Inc
183 Grand St
New York, NY
 
Weapons Specialists Ltd
212941769
33 Greene St #1W
New York, NY
 
Chester Civilian Arms
413667880
56 Maynard Hill Rd
Chester, MA
 
J & M Special Effects
718875014
524 Sackett St
Brooklyn, NY
 

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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