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Yester-Year Arms
(303) 426-4902
4720 Dixon Dr
Westminster, CO
 
Sportsman'S Warehouse 119
(303) 428-6500
11 W 84Th Ave
Thornton, CO
 
Fast Cash Pawn & Payday Loan
303657928
9120 N Federal Blvd
Federal Heights, CO
 
Historic Arms
303469809
2529 W 99Th Pl
Federal Heights, CO
 
Neves Uniforms Inc
303455700
5120 Osage Street,Suite 200
Denver, CO
 
East Reloading Shop
303465310
10395 Xavier Street
Westminster, CO
 
Ez Pawn
303427440
9052 Federal Blvd
Federal Heights, CO
 
Quick Pawn Inc
303455839
7225 Lowell Blvd
Westminster, CO
 
Miller Edwin Gunsmith
303455662
5425 Primrose Ln
Denver, CO
 
M H Canjar Co
303650148
6510 Raleigh St
Arvada, CO
 

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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