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Larrrys Discount Gun Shop
203756870
299 Meriden Rd
Waterbury, CT
 
Mad River Firearms
17 Coach Dr
Wolcott, CT
 
Griffith Guns Ltd
203723148
780 Rubber Ave
Naugatuck, CT
 
Prospect Firearms
(203) 758-4225
103 Union City Rd
Prospect, CT
 
Tri-Mar Mfg Co Inc
860628479
191 Captain Lewis Dr
Southington, CT
 
Northeastern Ventures
203300978
145 Pullen Avenue
Oakville, CT
 
Sportsmen''S Outpost Inc.
(203) 879-1139
415 Wolcott Road
Wolcott, CT
 
Nothing But Ammo, Llc
(203) 528-0204
6 New Haven Road
Prospect, CT
 
Bryan, Jodie
203263244
85 Paper Mill Rd
Woodbury, CT
 
T&S Manufacturing
860628817
1223 Mount Vernon Rd
Southington, CT
 

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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