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Remington Model 1911 R1 Rome GA

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Gun Repair Service
(706) 232-6161
1203 Calhoun Avenue Northeast
Rome, GA
 
Frank`s Gun & Pawn Shop
(706) 232-8936
879 Old Cedartown Road Southeast
Lindale, GA
 
Roy`s Gun Service
(770) 773-3548
77 King Road Northwest
Adairsville, GA
 
Sandfly Gun Shop
(912) 354-6559
8524 Ferguson Avenue
Savannah, GA
 
Wal-Mart Supercenter #593
912384460
1450 Se Bowens Mill Rd
Douglas, GA
 
Toms Gun Shop
(706) 235-7927
6 Westdale Avenue Southwest
Rome, GA
 
Buck`s Pawn & Gun Shop
(706) 232-4007
3100 Maple Road Southeast
Lindale, GA
 
Mr Shorty'S Gunsmithing
912778449
10041 Old Post Rd
Hortense, GA
 
Mountain Gun & Survival Store
(706) 745-1940
176 Murphy Highway
Blairsville, GA
 
Broomes Firearms Inc
229423246
702 South Grant
Fitzgerald, GA
 

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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