Remington Model 1911 R1 Rapid City SD

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Jackfirst Gun Shop
(605) 343-8481
1201 Turbine Dr
Rapid City, SD
Rapidcity Scheels
(605) 342-9033
480 Rushmore Mall 2200 North Maple
Rapid City, SD
Kones Korner Gun Shop
(605) 793-2347
Castlewood, SD
Camerons Hardware
126 Main
Avon, SD
Missouri Trader
111 East Beebe
Chamberlain, SD
Gustafson, Gary E
12928 Larene Drive
Black Hawk, SD
Rapid-Fire Firearms Contact: Robert Akers
(605) 381-8940
1350 Neva Way
Rapid City, SD
Mcgannon, Travis Matthew
106 N Broadway Box 172
Groton, SD
Old West Trading Post
West Highway 16
Chamberlain, SD
321 Main St
Winner, SD

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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