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Remington Model 1911 R1 Springfield MA

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Aaa Guns
(800) 281-7662
738 Main Street
West Springfield, MA
 
Nick''Ssport Shop
(413) 282-3920
1029 Park St
Palmer, MA
 
Gus'' Bait &Tackle Shop
(860) 659-2243
26 Pease Lane So.
East Granby, CT
 
Tek Industries, Inc
80687
48 Hockanum Blvd
Vernon, CT
 
Automotive Innovations Inc
508697832
4 First St
Bridgewater, MA
 
B. G. Sporting, Inc.
085-2123, 413-568-7569
1460 Russell Rd.
Westfield, MA
 
Eastern Gunsmiths & Firearms
(860) 623-1223
48 Broad Brook Road
East Windsor, CT
 
Steve`s Guns
(860) 871-1987
623 Talcottville Road
Vernon Rockville, CT
 
Aaa Guns
(800) 281-7662
738 Main Street
West Springfield, MA
 
Black Oxide Co Inc
508757034
100 Grand St
Worcester, MA
 

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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