Remington 1100's were some of the FIRST reliable Semi-Autos, but there are more guns now that are reliable, and have the reputation for being reliable, than there once were. The 1100 is the gun that made Semi-Auto shotguns viable.
I've had 1911s and carry a mutant CCO-sized 1911-ish thing. -Jart
If handguns cause crimes, mine's defective.- Eric Shelton