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Woodmar Gun Club Inc
304863753
9226 Dupont Rd
Washington, WV
 
Crossroads General Store
304275461
Rt 1 Box 206 A
Walker, WV
 
R & S Sports & Pawn Inc
304275111
901 Court St
Elizabeth, WV
 
Mark'S Custom Archery
304745305
Rt 3 Box 785-B
Lost Creek, WV
 
R L Parrack Llc
304636089
100 Wees St
Elkins, WV
 
Wayne'S Gun Repair
304861012
26 Casey Lane
Washington, WV
 
J & T Guns
304628353
Rt 1 Box 30 C
Petroleum, WV
 
Rinard, Roger Sidney
740473233
39021 St. Rt 7
Newport, OH
 
Savannah Lane Shooting Assninc
(304) 646-8022
Po Box 109
Maxwelton, WV
 
J D Repair Autos To Guns
304742607
944 E Webster Rd
Craigsville, WV
 

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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