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Mtc
845463279
641 Sheafe Rd,Ste A
Poughkeepsie, NY
 
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845297476
2001 South Rd
Poughkeepsie, NY
 
Mikes
914485780
784 Main St
Poughkeepsie, NY
 
W F B J Diversity
845532280
8 Bethlehem Place
Poughkeepsie, NY
 
East Coast Firearms Supplies
845452819
778 Main St
Poughkeepsie, NY
 
R & R Auto Machine
845454750
8 N Clinton St
Poughkeepsie, NY
 
B & B Sports
845849168
548 Salt Point Tpke
Poughkeepsie, NY
 
Evask, William J
845471773
9 Brett Pl
Poughkeepsie, NY
 
The Firing Line
845485317
37 Alden Rd
Poughkeepsie, NY
 
S & M Systems
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2 Sedgewick Rd
Poughkeepsie, 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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