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Dowells Firearms
765473340
3062 S 100 E
Peru, IN
 
Patriots Gun Shop
765472778
251 Washington Avenue
Peru, IN
 
Gregg'S Gun Shop
765473724
4454 W 250 S
Peru, IN
 
Buck'S Live Bait Inc
765473761
1148 East State Road 124
Peru, IN
 
Chilcote'S Firearms
765689963
26 East C R 1000 South
Bunker Hill, IN
 
Lasalles Wildlife Studio
260563770
3984 S 725 W
Peru, IN
 
Cew Sports
765472421
2029 N Country Club Rd
Peru, IN
 
Rollers Gun Shop
260563015
916 N 700 E
Peru, IN
 
B K Bullet Casting
765473780
2293 E Paw Paw Pike
Peru, IN
 
Gish, Eddie L
219699125
10375 S Lincoln Walnut St
Walton, IN
 

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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