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Remington Model 1911 R1 Saint Paul MN

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Dick'S Sporting Goods
651731020
Tamarack Village S/C 8292 Tamarack Village
Woodbury, MN
 
Bill'S Gun Shop & Range
(763) 792-4867
3621 88th Ave. NE
Circle Pines, MN
 
Ammocraft
(952) 933-3993
4314 Shady Oak Road Min
Hopkins, MN
 
Ace Hardware
218346207
130 W Main St
Perham, MN
 
Riverhills Scheels, River Hills Mall
(507) 386-7767
1850 Adams Street #404
Mankato, MN
 
Wolf''Sden Gun Shop
(651) 426-2906
5554 145th Street
Hugo, MN
 
Territorial Gunsmiths
(952) 931-9451
733 6th Avenue South
Hopkins, MN
 
High Hopes Gunsmithing
218652307
Route 1 Box 50
Akeley, MN
 
Rofi'S Gun Shop
218829412
6776 River Way
Brainerd, MN
 
Lee Wiggert Guns & Ammo
218568776
6235 37Th Ave Sw
Pequot Lakes, MN
 

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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