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Stoutstuff
(503) 370-8900
2395 Salem-Dallas Hwy. NW
Salem, OR
 
Gwinners Shooting Supplies
(503) 623-2113
13330 Hwy 22
Dallas, OR
 
Michael L Potter'S Ochoco Valley Arms
541447402
782 S Main St
Prineville, OR
 
Fly & Field Outfitters
541318161
143A Sw Century Dr
Bend, OR
 
S&F Custom Shooting Supplies
877604300
566 Nw Mcdonald Rd
Prineville, OR
 
De Jager Guns
503551678
2962 Wintel Rds
Jefferson, OR
 
Fir Mountain Supply
541536153
52325 Whispering Pines Road
La Pine, OR
 
Supply Depot, The
541385088
310 Se Railroad Ave
Bend, OR
 
Bend Pawn & Trading Co Of Lapine
541536099
52504 Hwy 97
La Pine, OR
 
Tamminga, Ronald L
22570 Rickard Rd
Bend, OR
 

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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