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Dick'S Sporting Goods Inc
814861135
325 Colonnade Blvd
State College, PA
 
Rons Gun Repair
307 Matilda Ave
Lemont, PA
 
Jays Gun & Tackle Shop
814355040
469 Unionville Pk
Julian, PA
 
Arms At Taylors
814355357
650 Spotts Road
Julian, PA
 
Lion Country Supply Inc
814684570
Rt 220 South
Port Matilda, PA
 
Nittany Firearms Centre
1413 Majestic View Dr
State College, PA
 
Steiner, Kim Carlyle
814466647
152 Roundhill Rd
Boalsburg, PA
 
Bomboys Gunsmithing
814355826
350 Bush Hollow Rd
Julian, PA
 
Comly, Barry L
814355084
1675 Dix Run Rd
Julian, PA
 
Stem"S Gun Shop
(814) 237-8557
630 Grays Woods Blvd.
Port Matilda, PA
 

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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