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Lee`s Pawn Jewelry & Guns
(954) 968-8484
2177 North State Road 7
Margate, FL
 
A To Z Guns & Pawn
(954) 941-1826
4581 North Dixie Highway
Pompano Beach, FL
 
Aries Gun Shop
(954) 973-4867
1330 North State Road
Pompano Beach, FL
 
Op Gun Pawn & Jewelry Exchange
(954) 772-2399
5066 North Dixie Highway
Oakland Park, FL
 
Guns & Knivesinc.
(954) 735-8829
4325 N. State Road
Fort Lauderdale, FL
 
Revere Gun Range
(954) 942-3777
601 Northeast 28th Street
Pompano Beach, FL
 
Guntech Inc.
(954) 776-4777
942 NW 56th St.
Fort Lauderdale, FL
 
Arizona Shooting Range Guns And Knives
(954) 735-8829
4325 N. State Road 7
Fort Lauderdale, FL
 
Guns & Knives Inc
(954) 735-8829
4325 North State Road 7
Lauderdale Lakes, FL
 
AA Lock & Gun Shop
(954) 764-4395
407 North Andrews Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, FL
 

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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