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Remington Model 1911 R1 Pearl City HI

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Young Guns
(808) 833-4867
2885 Paa Street Suite 100
Honolulu, HI
 
Kaneohe Gun Shop
(808) 247-3036
45-1117 Kamehameha Hwy Ste 202
Kaneohe, HI
 
Kaneohe Gun Shop
(808) 247-3036
45-1117 Kamehameha Highway Suite 202
Kaneohe, HI
 
Magnum Firearms
(808) 597-1911
940 Queen St.
Honolulu, HI
 
Shooters Paradise
(808) 246-0223
3156 Oihana St.
Lihue, HI
 
Young Guns
(808) 833-4867
2885 Paa St Ste 100
Honolulu, HI
 
Mel Chung Gunsmith-Shop 2
(808) 553-5888
Kaunanakai
Honolulu, HI
 
Security Equipment Corporation
(808) 589-0911
1322 Young St Ste 100
Honolulu, HI
 
Avant Garde Collectible Firearms
808373573
5531 Kalanianaoli Hwy
Hono, HI
 
Kona Reloads
(808) 323-3314
81 Maluhia St # 6586c
Hilo, HI
 

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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