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Canfield''S Sporting Goods, Inc.
(402) 393-3363
8457 West Center Road
Omaha, NE
 
Derjagerhof Gun Shop
(712) 325-0760
301 W. Pierce St STE 3
Council Bluffs, IA
 
Wichern'S Leathercraft & Gunsmithing
402335344
141 South 9Th Street
Tecumseh, NE
 
Reynolds Repair
402324317
Box 16 403 Commercial Street
Reynolds, NE
 
Wade Morgan Hunting Fishing & Gun Supply
308762266
1355 State Hwy 27
Ellsworth, NE
 
Custom Stockmaker
203748128
26 Briarwood Dr
Danbury, CT
 
Nordstrom, Leland Frank
402427539
Box 62 308 Pine St
Kennard, NE
 
Cb'S Firearms
308858481
105 E. Ellen Street
Oconto, NE
 
Pitkin Enterprises Inc
308836283
105 E Kimball
Callaway, NE
 
Drury, Terry David
402756206
Rr 1 Box 1K
Blue Hill, NE
 

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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