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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
 
Shooters Supply
620792381
1108 Main
Great Bend, KS
 
Dalton Gang Hide Out
620786440
R2609 23Rd St
Great Bend, KS
 
Cleves Marine & Sporting Goods Inc
785823698
136 S Broadway
Salina, KS
 
Americanfirearms Specialty Company
(816) 965-0600
12138 Blue Ridge Ext.
Grandview, MO
 
Stevens, Arthur Allen
1517 Derby Hill Ct
Derby, KS
 
Heartland Firearms
(785) 483-4860
51 S Main
Russell, KS
 
Baker'S Dozen Trap Club
(785) 823-8529
1532 Scunningham Road
Salina, KS
 
Washington Hunting Supply
785325359
317 C Street
Washington, 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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