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Article Ii Unlimited Inc
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111 University Blvd W
Silver Spring, MD
 
Backstrom Firearms
410635691
9159A Brookville Rd
Silver Spring, MD
 
R & S Arms
910 Philadelphia Ave
Silver Spring, MD
 
Mountain Supply
10247 Kensington Pkwy
Kensington, MD
 
Engage Armament
(301) 674-3862
3610 University Blvd
Kensington, MD
 
Dmb Traders
301681424
11259B Lockwood Dr
Silver Spring, MD
 
Security Outlets Inc
301588147
627 Sligo Ave
Silver Spring, MD
 
Potomac Trading Post
301949400
3608-10 University Blvd
Kensington, MD
 
Atlantic Guns
(301) 585-4448
944 Bonifant St
Silver Spring, MD
 
Kebco Llc
301460956
13856 Turnmore Rd
Silver Spring, 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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