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Don Jerry X-Plo Inc
518561781
1080 Military Turnpike #1
Plattsburgh, NY
 
O'Connell, Daniel G
518561276
1 Eastgate
Plattsburgh, NY
 
Island Machine Inc
518561030
22 Guy Way
Plattsburgh, NY
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(518) 562-1121
60 Smithfield Blvd
Plattsburgh, NY
 
Vann'S Guns & Reloads
(800) 273-8739
246 Bradford Rd
Plattsburgh, NY
 
Old Lantern Gun Shop
518563603
3925 Rt 9
Plattsburgh, NY
 
Velie Builders
518643899
106 Rock Rd
Plattsburgh, NY
 
Gander Mountain #255
518566610
Champlain Place Center 60 Smithfield Blvd
Plattsburgh, NY
 
Kmart #7044
518561890
459 State Rt 3-010
Plattsburgh, NY
 
Ayer'S Arms
518846832
166 Dunn Rd
W Chazy, NY
 

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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