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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
 
D & M Gunsmithing
573646515
4329 Elkhead Rd
Bland, MO
 
Kreisler Drug # 3 Inc
660885222
1810 E Ohio Truman Lake Mall
Clinton, MO
 
Haberstroh, Joseph K
573764399
7533 Antioch Rd
Gerald, MO
 
E.D.I.
(417) 889-4867
5337 S. Campbell Suite E
Springfield, MO
 
Wal-Mart Supercenter #14
417588226
1800 S Jefferson
Lebanon, MO
 
Show-Me Enterprise
573392647
147 Central Hill Rd
Eldon, MO
 
B & K Quick Shoppe
573477350
13912 Rt B
Saint Thomas, MO
 
Patterson Sales
573689161
101 Wilkins Rd
Bunker, 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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