The Remington Model 1100 ushered in the era of successful and reliable gas-actuated autoloading shotguns, and, as of 1983, it was the best selling autoloading shotgun in U. There is no inspector mark on this side. Also some letters were left out if there was a chance of misidentifying a date. The right side of the receiver was roll stamped with a simple gold-colored scroll pattern. As I remember this was a nice ladies gun with a minimal kick but it's been over 20 years since I shot it at the local turkey shoot, still don't need any turkeys.
An interchangeable Rem Choke system with four barrels provided station-to-station shooting versatility. Modified versions of the 1100 are popular in tactical three-gun shooting as well. What I am looking for is an older model 1100 late 70's early 80's model in excelent condition. Was told serial numbers may not work,but clues such as the fluer de leu sp? These guns were intended to be sold or auctioned only by Ducks Unlimited in 1981-1982. They planned on using just the serial numbers to tell when the gun was manufactured. I'm unsure as to how you get the exact length of the barrel. There are some confounding bits of information that that seem to contradict all of the descriptions I found so far.
I used to know a lot about guns and hunted all the time with my father, he fell ill some five years ago and passed away, before then he just randomly gave me this gun and gave the rest of them to my stupid brother I guess he figured the 1100 would be a good gurly gun and I used to shoot skeet with my little gurly 410. PhotoCredit: Remington Archives Photo Collection A remarkable saga was about to begin. The Remington Model 1100 has been a field-proved favorite ever since. Designed to meet any need for the competitive shooter to not only shoot good, but look good too. The reverse swap is a non issue.
Thanks so much, Doug As was told in the past to me and to other forum members, we are not here to appraise firearms. Later the 1100 replaced it as well. Capacity Barrel Length Barrel Type Sights Receiver Finish Overall Length Length of Pull Drop Comb Drop Heel Stock Material Stock Finish Avg. The stamping on the left side of the barrel appears to be Aco4S. It's not a big deal to know when it was made. This 20-gauge shotgun included a satin-finished American walnut stock with sharp-line checkering and a twenty-six-inch, vent-rib barrel that included the Rem Choke system. The one on the right again a 30-06, but with a shorter barrel that I made into a knock around quad rifle with pivot mounts.
So there was a 2 year gap in rifle date coded barrels and the normal consumer, or gunsmith would have to contact the factory for this information. I explained to them that it had the checkering of post 1979 and they just said someone must have changed the stock and forearm. Go to Remingtons web site. More than 40 years ago, the Model 1100 forever changed the way American shooters viewed autoloading shotguns. By continuing to use our website, you agree to our use of such cookies. Model 1100 Sporting 28 Simply, the finest 28-gauge clay target gun ever made. The twenty-eight-inch barrel was fitted for four extended Rem Choke tubes.
High-grade Model 1100 shotguns from the Remington Custom Shop included a D Tournament Grade and the F Premier Grade. Its superb balance, handling, durability and soft recoil from the gas-operated action are the foundation of the Remington autoloading legacy. The gas piston was located outside the magazine tube, rather than within, permitting easier venting of excess gas and reducing carbon deposits in the gas orifice and on the gas cylinder. These two letters can be decoded to find out the date your firearm was manufactured. We are working every day to make sure our community is one of the best. The stock is walnut and the checkering is hand cut. Does that mean this isn't the original barrel? Both of these shotguns have been hunted very hard, and lost most of their finish wherever parts moved or metal was handled frequently.
All models of the 1100 are gas operated with a mechanism that noticeably reduces. If you trust the Remington phone line info, hedge your bets. Over the years, Remington has introduced a continuously expanded variety of Model 1100 shotguns. This year marked Remington's 150th Anniversary, and two commemorative versions of the Model 1100 Trap and Skeet configurations were produced. Loading shells is somewhat slowed because of a little silver tab that unlocks the loading gate. If not, you're out of luck. I'm not sure what to tell you.
If a specific Remington firearm has a serial number, Remington Customer Service is always the first source which should be checked for date of manufacture as they would be the definitive source. There is no way of determining it's value by its description. Here is what it looks like: And for reference, here is the date code off of my 11-48. With modifications to the trigger group to regulate feed and firing, the design is basically a gas powered Model 870. I didn't know it would be so difficult to get a good clear picture of the stamp on the barrel but I did.
More importantly I was trying to make heads or tails of a gun that I did not know the pedigree of and that had some very conflicting characteristics. Thank you all in advance for reading and rsponding to yet another Model 1100 identification posting. I will provide you with a link supported by Remington Society. It will show you date of manufacture of your firearm. Defer to the society on line to enhance your education within Remington. Here you will find a conversion and listing chart for your interests.