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Remington Model 1911 R1 Shawnee KS

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Denny''Sguns Ltd
(816) 221-9117
2001 Clay N.
Kansas City, MO
 
G.U.N.S.Unlimited Inc.
(816) 468-4867
8113 N. Oak Trwy.
Kansas City, MO
 
Hodges, Merle Jacamain
785875112
100 Mount Barbara Dr
Salina, KS
 
Morgan Shooters Supply
785483254
218 W Wichita Ave
Russell, KS
 
Gun Shoppe
785625220
114 E 17Th St
Hays, KS
 
Americanfirearms Specialty Company
(816) 965-0600
12138 Blue Ridge Ext.
Grandview, MO
 
Stevens, Arthur Allen
1517 Derby Hill Ct
Derby, KS
 
Dougs Gun Shop
785625824
1322 Marshall Rd
Hays, KS
 
Miller, Roger K
913346297
Rr 1
Portis, KS
 
Heartland Firearms
(785) 483-4860
51 S Main
Russell, KS
 

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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