Remington stamps a 2-letter code on their barrels (left side, just forward of the receiver) that indicates the month and year of manufacture of the barrel. Caveats: - If the barrel on your 1100 is not the original one that came with the gun, then all youll find out is when the barrel was made.
When was my Remington 1100 shotgun made?
Remington Year of Manufacture Codes maybe found on the barrel of your Remington shotgun, on the left side, just forward of the receiver. The first letter of the Code is the month of manufacture, followed by one or two letters which are the year of manufacture.
What year is Remington 1100?
1963 The 1100 was first produced in 1963. According to Remington history it was designed by Wayne Leak and R Kelley.
Do they still make the Remington 1100 shotgun?
The type originated as a gas operated 4+1 capacity 5-shot arm introduced in 1963. Remington made millions of them before the company filed for bankruptcy a second time in 2020, shuttering operations. In fact the Remington 1100 remains one of the best-selling semi-automatic shotguns in US history.
What is the difference between a Remington 1100 and 1187?
The main difference is that the 1187 has a gas compensation system that allows everything from light 2-3/4 shells to heavy 3 loads like buckshot and slugs to be fired from the same barrel. For the 1100 youd need two different barrels.
Are all Remington 1100 barrels interchangeable?
All of your barrels are interchangeable on any 2 3/4 or 3 receiver, but you should only use 2 3/4 shells if you put a 3 barrel on a 2 3/4 receiver.
Is Remington 1100 a good gun?
A used Remington 1100 is an excellent choice for clay pigeon practice or competition for the budget. Recoil is somewhat lower due to the gas system and lower recoil really helps when youre firing many boxes of shotshells in a day.
Will the ammo shortage ever end?
The “great ammo shortage” that began last year isnt going to end anytime soon, and according to market research conducted by Southwick Associates shortages of ammunition will continue throughout the rest of 2021.
Is there still a ammo shortage?
As hunters and shooters are painfully aware, the ammo shortage is still in full swing. The good news is, there are reports that the continuing shortage is easing up, ever so slightly.