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Remington Model 1911 R1 Springfield MO

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Leven Gun Works, Inc.
(417) 833-6605
3760 W. Farm Road 92
Springfield, MO
 
Arms &Ammo
(417) 751-2457
8408 N. Hwy. V
Ash Grove, MO
 
Heidle, Richard Howard
573736298
24195 Beaver Rd
Crocker, MO
 
Johnston, Douglas M
573468236
10678 Hwy 185
Sullivan, MO
 
Overlease, Jerry
573265385
15751 State Rt F
Rolla, MO
 
E.D.I.
(417) 889-4867
5337 S. Campbell Suite E
Springfield, MO
 
Gunslinger, The
573636925
326 Cedar Rock Ln
Jefferson City, MO
 
Sands, Orel L
573364294
1322 S Bishop Ave
Rolla, MO
 
Searcy, John R
573449166
951 Rockbridge Ln
Columbia, MO
 
Ontarget Sporting Goods
(636) 861-1055
20 Meramec Valley Plaza
Valley Park, MO
 

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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