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Remington Model 1911 R1 Traverse City MI

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Grand Traverse Armory
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1896 Glendale
Traverse City, MI
 
Raab Enterprises
231946606
2126 Birchwood Court
Traverse City, MI
 
Cliffs Rifle Shop Inc
231947688
147 S Airport Rd W
Traverse City, MI
 
Waynes Guns
231223730
13619 Seven Hills Rd
Traverse City, MI
 
America'S Army/Navy Surplus Inc
231929064
1421 S Airport Rd West
Traverse City, MI
 
Dag Of Tc Llc
231929334
1396 S Airport Rd W
Traverse City, MI
 
Ace Buyers
231929334
1396 S Airport Rd W
Traverse City, MI
 
M Werks Llc
231938218
1885 Oak Dr
Traverse City, MI
 
Cash- In
231922743
719 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI
 
Mc Sports
231933615
3450 S Airport Rd
Traverse City, MI
 

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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