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Remington Model 1911 R1 Salisbury MD

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Collectors Coin Gallery Inc, The
781438401
89 B Hancock St
Stoneham, MA
 
Synepuxent Rod & Gun Club Inc
(410) 641-1598
7909 Purnell Crossing Rd
Liberty Town, MD
 
Hopkins Game Farm
410348528
13003 Turners Creek Rd
Kennedyville, MD
 
Dieter, Arnold Ellis Sr
(410) 663-0543
7514 Rossville Blvd
Baltimore, MD
 
Tuscarora Gun Club
(301) 874-2620
709 Runnymeade Dr
Frederick, MD
 
Chesapeake Rifle & Pistol Club Inc
(410) 539-4600
4835 Maiden Forest Rd
Baltimore, MD
 
J & M Firearms
410848288
1176 Brehm Rd
Westminster, MD
 
Moss Sporting Goods
301575223
8715 Bollman Pl
Savage, MD
 
Lock Stock & Barrel Gun Shop
301274019
6966 Leonardtown Rd
Bryantown, MD
 
Burch, James H Jr
301574194
9185 Wills Rd
Bel Alton, MD
 

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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