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Remington Model 1911 R1 Saint Petersburg FL

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Phoenix Ordnance Llc
(727) 776-3442
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Saint Petersburg, FL
 
Andy Collector Buys Guns
(727) 548-1529
7590 65th Way N
Pinellas Park, FL
 
49th St Pawn & Gun
(727) 522-7296
7095 49th Street North
Pinellas Park, FL
 
BOZ Custom Guns
(727) 531-7443
2900 East Bay Drive
Largo, FL
 
Harbor Reloading& Supply
(727) 446-7233
1831 North Hercules Ave.
Clearwater, FL
 
Arms & Guns Distributors
(727) 527-7353
6882 49th Street
Pinellas Park, FL
 
Vinces`s Gun Shop
(727) 544-9197
6530 Park Blvd N
Pinellas Park, FL
 
Puckett Bill Gun Collector
(727) 323-0100
2450 5th Avenue South
Saint Petersburg, FL
 
Kastle Keep Guns Inc
(727) 530-4301
153 Ulmerton Road
Largo, FL
 
Deer Hunter Guns
(727) 724-9038
2797 Gulf To Bay Boulevard
Clearwater, FL
 

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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