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Colosimo'S Inc
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933 37 Spring Garden St
Philadelphia, PA
 
Valentino'S Gun Shop
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4391 Richmond St
Philadelphia, PA
 
Conbrio
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1145 South 8Th St
Philadelphia, PA
 
Philadelphia Archery & Gun Club Inc, The
215551454
831-833 Ellsworth St
Philadelphia, PA
 
Locks Philadelphia Gun Exchange
6700 Rowland Ave
Philadelphia, PA
 
Shooter Shop, The
215426221
2001 E Allegheny Ave
Philadelphia, PA
 
Derek'S
215386258
4003 Wyalusing Ave
Philadelphia, PA
 
Firing Line Inc
(215) 336-1710
1532 S Front St
Philadelphia, PA
 
Hfco
610664486
123 Summit Lane
Bala Cynwyd, PA
 
Delias Gun Shop Inc
215332773
6104 Torresdale Ave
Philadelphia, PA
 

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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