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Collector Arms
978664523
30 Westward Cir
N Reading, MA
 
Antall Auction Company
570824664
487 Main Rd
Hanover Township, PA
 
Rices Gun Shop
570837358
1125 New Berlin Hwy
Middleburg, PA
 
Kmart #3390
570326371
1915 E Third St
Williamsport, PA
 
North Montour Sportmen'S Association Inc
(570) 437-2465
74 Sportsmen Rd
Danville, PA
 
Matthew J Koneski Gunsmith
570262862
249 S Main St
Ashley, PA
 
Neshanic Depot
610847562
283 Durham Rd
Ottsville, PA
 
K&D Sports & Repair
814359207
300 Greens Valley Rd
Centre Hall, PA
 
Molek Enterprises
717248965
220 Ewardtown Rd
Yeagertown, PA
 
Trophy Quest Sporting Goods Inc
717651179
2 Pine St
Thompsontown, PA
 

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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