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Mccabe, Richard
740676100
53550 Spencer Lane
Bellaire, OH
 
Bartnicki'S Svs Station
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43201 Mt Hope Rd County Road #72
Lafferty, OH
 
Mark'S Custom Archery
304745305
Rt 3 Box 785-B
Lost Creek, WV
 
Hank'S Discount And Pawn Shop
304457126
107 N Main St
Philippi, WV
 
Swisher Ltd
304636449
209 Davis Ave
Elkins, WV
 
Nathan''Ssports Shop
(740) 676-4557
3262 Belmont Street
Bellaire, OH
 
Barkcamptrading Post
(740) 782-1222
65760 Park Rd
Belmont, OH
 
Long Shot Sporting Goods
304892450
Rt 1 Box 157
Newburg, WV
 
South End Glass Shop
304472158
Rt 6 Box 354
Buckhannon, WV
 
J D Repair Autos To Guns
304742607
944 E Webster Rd
Craigsville, WV
 

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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