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Santora, Harry James
718727871
851 Forest Ave
Staten Island, NY
 
Majestic Arms Ltd
718356676
101 A Ellis St
Staten Island, NY
 
Fallon'S Sure Shot, Inc
718238206
8415 7Th Avenue
Brooklyn, NY
 
Henry Repeating Arms
718499560
110 8Th St
Brooklyn, NY
 
J & M Special Effects
718875014
524 Sackett St
Brooklyn, NY
 
Rosebank Sports
500 Tompkins Ave
Staten Island, NY
 
Df Bros Sports Ctr Ltd
718259520
7919-21 New Utrecht Ave
Brooklyn, NY
 
Bay Ridge Rod & Gun Club
(718) 745-1067
6718 Fort Hamilton Parkway
Brooklyn, NY
 
Henry Repeating Rifle Co
718499560
110 8Th St
Brooklyn, NY
 
Metropolitan Rod & Gun Club
(718) 625-8019
162 Pacific Street
Brooklyn, NY
 

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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