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Remington Model 1911 R1 Overland Park KS

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Americanfirearms Specialty Company
(816) 965-0600
12138 Blue Ridge Ext.
Grandview, MO
 
Bob''Sgun Rack Inc.
(816) 525-1460
805 SE 3rd St Le
Lees Summit, MO
 
Kansas Archery Supply
785826631
1110 Vassar Dr
Salina, KS
 
Circle S Ranch Gun Works
785483234
3682 189Th St
Russell, KS
 
90-06 Armory
2523 Henry
Hays, KS
 
Denny''Sguns Ltd
(816) 221-9117
2001 Clay N.
Kansas City, MO
 
Schultz Guns Sales & Svc
785698237
2728 Cty 685 Ave
Lucas, KS
 
H & H Collectable Firearms
785827589
523 S Santa Fe
Salina, KS
 
Graham , Todd & Graham , Rebecca
620271471
1457 Rd 140
Lakin, KS
 
Moyers Gunsmithing
785428344
409 S. Columbus
Jewell, KS
 

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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