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Remington Model 1911 R1 Paducah KY

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Dunn''Ssporting Goods
(270) 443-2144
3445 Park Ave.
Paducah, KY
 
Freddie`s Guns & Taxidermy
(618) 524-1107
3622 Doug Sumner Lane
Metropolis, IL
 
R & H Gun Sales & Service
606365312
1095 Shake Rag Rd
Waynesburg, KY
 
By Pass Pawn
606849951
2301 By Pass
Flemingsburg, KY
 
Wal-Mart Supercenter #692
859236957
100 Walton Avenue
Danville, KY
 
Paducah Shooters Supply
(270) 442-3242
3919 Cairo Road
Paducah, KY
 
Cash America Pawn Of Lexington
859246303
158 E New Circle Rd
Lexington, KY
 
R.L.C. Shooting Supplies
(606) 371-3900
7199 Turfway
Florence, KY
 
Bud''S Shooting Range
(859) 987-8261
4115 Lexington Road
Paris, KY
 
Barnett, Kenneth Allan Jr
502859932
1011 Hickory Grove Rd
Lawrenceburg, KY
 

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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