How to disassemble, clean, and reassemble a Remington 1100?

How to disassemble, clean, and reassemble a Remington 1100?

This series is to demonstrate how to properly and fully dismantle, clean, lubricate, and reassemble an automatic gas-operated shotgun. For this example, I will be using a Remington 1100 model, which is basically just the older version of the Remington 1187.

Is the Remington Model 1100 a field or skeet?

Concurrently, the company introduced 16 gauge Field and 20 gauge Field, Magnum and Skeet versions. Remington introduced a new Model 1100 Lightweight 20 Gauge Shotgun with standard 20 gauge frame, but with a light weight, checkered mahogany stock and fore-end, in Field and Skeet models.

Is the Remington Model 1100 engraved with gold?

Any help and insight you can provide would be greatly appreciated. First, this Model 1100 has an engraved receiver inlaid with gold but it is not in a hunting scene as described for “1 of 3000” models or “Ducks Unlimited” models. The engraving is scrollwork inlaid with gold.

Where is the gas system on a Remington Model 1100?

The gas system that is located on the outside of the magazine tube is then exposed for cleaning. Over the years the unique design characteristics of the Model 1100 have allowed it to be adapted to a wide array of sporting uses, including field models, magnums, deer guns, and trap and skeet guns.

How to disassemble, clean, clean and reassemble a…?

Then, gently pull the bolt handle free from the bolt. Once this is done, push the release button and raise the carrier on the bottom of the gun to reveal the feed latch. Press this against the wall of the gun, and simultaneously gently pull the action assembly forward and slide it off of the magazine.

Which is an example of a Remington 1100?

For this example, I will be using a Remington 1100 model, which is basically just the older version of the Remington 1187. If you are using a different model or brand, please use discretion with specifics; not all details may be the same.

Is the Remington Model 1100 an autoloading shotgun?

It’s certainly not because of any mechanical failing of the ol’ 1100. Nope, the 1100 is one of the truly great shotguns of the 20th century. With the 1100, Remington has produced one of the finest autoloading shotguns ever designed and has done so at a price that put this gun in the hands of millions of shooters.

Do you need to clean a Remington trigger?

However you clean them, make sure the piston and piston seals are dry before replacing them on the action, as leftover solvent may be left on the metal where the barrel seal rests, and this may be damaging to it. Remington suggests not disassembling the trigger assembly, and rightfully so as it is not necessary.

How does a gas piston work on a Remington Model 1100?

The gas piston has a taper on one side and a reduced diameter step on the other. When installed, the taper on the gas piston matches and fits into the taper on the piston seal. Finally the “O” ring is placed on the magazine tube and pushed rearward until it’s seated in a circular groove in the magazine tube.

How does a Remington Model 11-87 shotgun work?

The Model 11-87 is a gas-operated semi-automatic shotgun. Upon firing a shell, some of the high-pressure gases from the burning gunpowder are diverted through two small holes in the underside of the barrel, forcing a piston and the bolt toward the buttstock, which in turn ejects the spent shell.

How to replace butt plate on Remington 11-87?

Remove the two Phillips-head screws from the butt plate pad at the rear of the butt stock. Remove the butt pad and plate from the stock. Apply slight pressure to the pad to loosen any adhesive that may have been used during assembly. Remove the action spring tube nut and lock washer made accessible when you removed the stock pad.

What can I do with a Remington barrel?

Don’t overlook getting a used Remington barrel from one of the web sites. If you like your existing barrel and want to go the screw choke route, just about anyone can stick screw chokes in a single barrel gun like an 1100.

When was the Remington 1100 fixed full choke made?

I recently acquired 1100 that according to Remington was manufactured in 1970. It has a fixed full 30 in barrel. I would like a barrel with chokes. Should I purchase a new remington barrel?

How do you take shells out of a rifle?

Look into the chamber to ensure there are no shells. Remove the magazine tube cap by unscrewing it counterclockwise. Pull the fore-end piece off the firearm by sliding it off the end of the magazine tube. Pull the barrel assembly out of the chamber.