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Remington 1100 | Gun Carrier Shotgun Reviews



A classically designed shotgun that is part of the Remington American Classic selection – the Remington 1100 will put you in awe! Get to know more about this beauty as you read on.

Remington 1100: The Mechanical Loading Shotgun

This innovated vintage shotgun is part of the new generation of most known firearms in the '60s. It is most popular in trap shooters and skeet shooters for its relieved recoil beneficial to its users. The etching on the sides and underneath shows the mark of a true classic shooting gun.


Gun Info

The mechanical loading in this shotgun is maximized for a faultless cascade shooting. In addition, the 8-lb overall weight collaborates with it, providing the shooter with flawless action. It has lengthy rem choke tubes featuring a longer parallel section. The Remington 1100 has interchangeable barrels giving you choices to your liking. This beauty has gilded trigger and American Classic branding leaving it with a stunning look.


Gun Specs

Gun Specs | Remington 1100 | Gun Carrier Shotgun Reviews

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  • Gauge Bore: 12” and 20”
  • Stock Material: B-Grade Walnut
  • Barrel Length: 28”
  • Overall Length: 48 ½” and 46 ½”
  • Length of Pull: 14”
  • Receiver Finish: High Gloss
  • Heel: 2 ½”
  • Comb: 1 ½”
  • Sights: Twin Bead
  • Barrel Type: Vent Rib Rem Choke
  • Stock Finish: High-Gloss
  • Magnum Capacity: 4”
  • Average Weight: 8 lbs


Ease of Use and Performance

Ease of Use and Performance | Remington 1100 | Gun Carrier Shotgun Reviews

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The Remington 1100 American Classic is very easy to use. This vintage shotgun is remarkably durable just like its ancestors. It has a self-loading feature which alleviates shooter in loading the vault over and over again. However, while this beauty is lightweight compared to the Mossberg 500, it's still a bit heavier.


Pros and Cons

Pros and Cons | Remington 1100 | Gun Carrier Shotgun Reviews

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  • Flawless shooting
  • Lightweight
  • Feels good on shoulder
  • Stunning look


  • Demanding shell loading
  • May be tricky to assemble/disassemble


Overall Verdict and Price

The Remington 1100 is a classic beauty which can be availed at $1,050 to $1,700. This astounding firearm will take you back in the '60s themed shoot-out. The etching is quite inventive, I myself is amazed by it!


Watch some skeet shooting using a Remington 1100 in this video:

The Remington 1100 will definitely up your game for some trap or skeet shooting. This beauty will never let you down. When you're planning to go out in the field, be sure to grab one for your next action-packed adventure!

What can you say about the Remington 1100? What features do you like most about this shotgun? Share your thoughts in the comments section below!

If you're looking for an affordable and lightweight hunting shotgun, you might be interested with the Remington Versa Max Sportsman!

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Editor’s Note – This post was originally published in August 2015 and has been updated for quality and relevancy.

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