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Remington Model 1911 R1 Prescott AZ

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High Country Guns Knives & Pawn
(928) 445-7704
555 White Spar Road Suite A
Prescott, AZ
 
Prescott Valley Guns
(928) 772-7705
8620 East State Route 69
Prescott Valley, AZ
 
Aravaipa East, Inc
602952672
910 S Beeline Hwy
Payson, AZ
 
Murphy`s Guns and Gunsmithing
(520) 881-7074
3235 North Country Club Road
Tucson, AZ
 
Bird Busters Of Payson Inc
(602) 474-2375
1106 N Ponderosa Cir
Payson, AZ
 
American Gunshop Inc
(928) 776-1873
122 Grove Avenue
Prescott, AZ
 
Mazy`s Custom Gunsmithing
(928) 636-1262
396 West Road 3 North
Chino Valley, AZ
 
Tucson Guns & Western Artifacts
(520) 722-6886
8556 East Broadway Boulevard
Tucson, AZ
 
Machine Gun Kelly`s
(602)395-9093, (602)395-9130
11801 N 19th Ave Ste 5
Phoenix, AZ
 
Scottsdale Gun Center
(480) 874-1383
2515 North Scottsdale Road Suite 9
Scottsdale, AZ
 

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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