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Old October 7, 2006, 06:03 PM   #1
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Remington 1100

I have been offered a virtually unused 1100 for $200. There has been one box of shells through the gun. I am mostly a handgun/revolver and rifle kind of guy and don't know if this is a decent deal or should pass. Is the 1100 a decent shotgun? Any input would be appreciated.

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Old October 7, 2006, 06:08 PM   #2
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Grab it - Depending on age and what type of barrel it has, you could re-sell it for at least $300 in that condition. Many swear by the 1100. I know that at least 3 million of the model have been sold. Keep it clean, and it will last years. It is also very easy to maintain and to fix if a part does break.

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Old October 7, 2006, 06:38 PM   #3
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New condition 1100 for $200?
If you don't want it, I will take it!
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Old October 8, 2006, 07:26 AM   #4
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RUN , Do NOT walk to buy this gun. After you steal it ,ask us questions later as to what we think it is worth.
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Old October 8, 2006, 06:31 PM   #5
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Buy that one! I've had an 1100 in 12ga for over 20 years. It has never failed to fire. I have used it on quail, dove, chukar, hungarian partridge, pheasant, ducks, geese and the occasional crow.
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Old October 8, 2006, 08:33 PM   #6
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Old October 9, 2006, 05:23 PM   #7
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what a sweet deal.
Buy it, clean it, and hang on to it. You never know when a buddy or co-worker will ask you to go skeet shooting or dove hunting and when they do, you will have a nice gun to use.

Just take it apart and clean it every time you shoot it and it will treat you well.
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Old October 9, 2006, 05:35 PM   #8
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Its one of the best you can buy....RUN!!!!

What are you reading posts for? GO Now and buy it!!!!
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Old October 9, 2006, 06:08 PM   #9
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Yea, second that...
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Old October 9, 2006, 06:18 PM   #10
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Rem 1100

I've shot, I don't know, anywhere from 30,000 to 50,000 rounds from my 1100 trap. No problems. keep it clean!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Old October 9, 2006, 07:15 PM   #11
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where are you at? i'll race you for it...
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Old November 12, 2006, 08:24 PM   #12
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Thanks Guys, I did buy the 1100 and picked it up this past Friday. It has a 28 in full choke barrel without the Vent Rib, looks like new and came with the box . It also came in a really nice Boyt padded case, so I feel like I really got a deal.

Does anyone know if there is a website where I can check serial #'s to see when it was made? Also I was thinking it would be nice to pick up a rifled dear barrel with the cantilever rail. I live in Michigan and thought I might want to Deer Hunt in the future with it. Where is agood place to order one?

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Old November 13, 2006, 01:32 AM   #13
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Cabela's, or any of the catalogue outfits have plenty of options for your 1100.

I bought a 26" Remington replacement barrel with chokes for mine. I like the shorter barrel- it is quicker to point on quail and chukars. I put in the Improved Cylinder choke and haven't changed it since...
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Old November 13, 2006, 03:39 PM   #14
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Call Remington at 800-243-9700. They will tell you over the phone.
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Old November 13, 2006, 05:32 PM   #15
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Great buy. I love my 1100.

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I bought a 26" Remington replacement barrel with chokes for mine. I like the shorter barrel- it is quicker to point on quail and chukars. I put in the Improved Cylinder choke and haven't changed it since...
Great Advice.
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Old November 14, 2006, 02:12 AM   #16
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I think the short slug barrel will cost you almost what you paid for the shotgun. I bought a smooth bore 21" with Rem choke for $165 at midwayusa.com. I keep the 28" modified choke barrel, for bird use.
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