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R & J'S Northside Pawn
309673227
1215 Northeast Jefferson Ave
Peoria, IL
 
Select Firearms
309685076
4206 N Ashton
Peoria, IL
 
Patterson, Jason Allen
309303065
5121 N Ogden
Peoria Heights, IL
 
Kemp, Hylee F
309682729
4310 N Voss Ave
Peoria Heights, IL
 
Midwestern Firarms Co Inc
829 E Camp St
East Peoria, IL
 
Dd Sales
309697344
4809 W Middle Rd
Peoria, IL
 
Ben'S Firearms
309699079
213 Caroline St
Creve Coeur, IL
 
Heights Gun & Hunter Supply
(309) 686-0312
1313 East Seiberling Avenue
Peoria Heights, IL
 
309 Firearms
309550408
206 Kerfoot St
East Peoria, IL
 
Roth, James N
309266678
161 Roth Auction Rd
East Peoria, IL
 

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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