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March 31, 2011, 10:50 PM
I recently bought a 1979 Rem 1100, 2 3/4, with a 28 inch barrel and what the guy told be was a "Remington Choke" fixed choke. Is this modified, improved modified or what? Any way to measure the muzzle to be sure? Thank you.
March 31, 2011, 10:56 PM
"Rem Chokes" are are screw-ins. Remington 1100s with fixed chokes have the constriction marked on the left side of the barrel forward of the receiver. Rem Chokes are individually labeled.
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March 31, 2011, 10:57 PM
If its a fixed choke.. It should be identified on the barrel just forward of the reciever..
March 31, 2011, 11:03 PM
Ok I see it, it was faint and small. Mod. Thank you.
April 1, 2011, 10:05 AM
DO NOT shoot steel shot through this barrel. If you are Water Fowl hunting or in pursuit of other migratory birds where non-toxic shot is a mandate, choose Bismuth or Hevi-Shot Classic Doubles. Not only does it protect the barrel but it also makes the 2-3/4" 12 gauge shotgun shell viable for duck and geese giving it an almost identical performance to the old lead #6 shot.
April 1, 2011, 10:06 AM
Great shotgun BTW. The 1100 is without peer for the price in the 2-3/4 loading.
April 1, 2011, 07:10 PM
Thanks Will. I was wondering about steel in this barrel.
April 1, 2011, 07:45 PM
2-3/4" Bismuth or Classic Doubles, out performs 3.5" steel at decoy ranges imho. I have killed two ducks with one shot using 2-3/4" 12 gauge polymer matrix type shot like Bismuth or Classic.
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