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Orsbon, Ben
605224463
507 North Grand
Pierre, SD
 
Ace Hardware
605224108
339 S Pierre St
Pierre, SD
 
Walton Engraving
605224198
1024 Poppy Place
Pierre, SD
 
Bechards Reloading
605224816
1608 Hilltop Dr
Pierre, SD
 
Central South Dakota Reloading
605224508
710 North Madison
Pierre, SD
 
Runnings Farm & Fleet
605224166
1600 N Harrison
Pierre, SD
 
Dakotamart
(605) 224-8871
120 West Siou
Pierre, SD
 
Steamboats Oasis
605224657
511 W Dakata Ave
Pierre, SD
 
Makoweski, Peter
605224531
20461 Green Grass Rd
Pierre, SD
 
Sporter Specialties
605945311
614 Stewart Pl
Pierre, SD
 

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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