Dating my remington 1100
For sporting clays it would have been nice to have the lighter weight AND the choke tubes. I'll just have to use the guns as they were intended which is certainly not a problem.As to buying a new gun: I would rather bring some old thing back to life. My house is full of basket case antique furniture I have restored to almost new.I know of three flat out wrong answers they have given out, and they say one of my guns doesn't even exist - a 5 digit Model 1100. I offered a picture, but they wanted to see the gun. I didn't have the heart to tell them I once owned a 4 digit one. I agree that a sticky on this page and the Gun ID Archive would save many having to post the question.A few here don't mind helping out, everyone has been patient and helpful.Barring some sort of component mismatch, dirty gun, or wornout part, there's no reason this should not work.A person in my hunting party Has Remington 1100 with the 3 inch receiver and a remington 2 3/4 inch slug barrel shooting 2 3/4 inch slugs and the gun is jamming. Drplum the way i understand it is the bolt must travel further back to cycle properly on a 3".This was exactly the same gun as the 1100 in 12 Gauge, but with less costly birch stocks, and less rollmarking on the gun's receiver.
I know which barrel was original with what, but depending on how they are assembled when I die, I wouldn't place a lot of bets on how some of them get sold And, Remington's friendly "call them and they will tell you when it was made" service is highly unreliable in my opinion. It gets used alot looking for barrels on the auction sites.As you tell the story that gun is a safety liablity and probably should not be used until it ir repaired ?No, both guns work fine if they're using their own parts. because one gun was made in Belgium and the other made in Japan. It would be nice if I could use the 3" barrel on the other gun since it has choke tubes and the Light Twelve is, of course, MUCH lighter than Mikuro gun.within the Remington Shotgun Forum forums, part of the Shotgun Forums by Model category; A person in my hunting party Has Remington 1100 with the 3 inch receiver and a remington 2 3/4 inch slug barrel shooting 2 3/4 ... If this is a 20 gauge, thins are a might different.A person in my hunting party Has Remington 1100 with the 3 inch receiver and a remington 2 3/4 inch slug barrel shooting 2 3/4 inch slugs and the gun is jamming. Drplum The gas ports may well need to e drilled out a bit. If the 20 gauge is a plain ol 1100 it as a normal action sleeve.
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the Remington Model 1100 was introduced in 1963 as a successor to the Model 58 and 878 gas operated shotguns.