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Pack & Postal Center
978368091
210 Mill St
Lancaster, MA
 
Stewarts Custom Gunsmithing
724898157
104 Oakhill Rd
Valencia, PA
 
Veronesi Gunsmithing
814275438
205 Oak Ave
Seminole, PA
 
Cole, Myron A
656 Locust Rd
Warminster, PA
 
Westside Enterprises
570759062
2337 A W Front St
Berwick, PA
 
Memories Sportsman Shop
702 Main St
Sharpsburg, PA
 
Joseph D'Iorio Firearms Consultant
610255544
317 Taylor Ln 1St Floor Rear
New London, PA
 
Bob Foulkrod Hunting Adventures
570297436
Rr #1 Douglas Rd
Troy, PA
 
Zug, Joseph William
717418237
Rr2 Box 985
Mifflintown, PA
 
Wilk, Joseph E Wilk, Michael J
570398133
1155 Lone Walnut Club Rd
Jersey Shore, 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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