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When was my Remington 11-87 made?
The Remington Model 11-87 is a semi-automatic shotgun manufactured by Remington Arms and based on the earlier Model 1100. The Model 11-87 remains in contemporary production, 34 years after being introduced in 1987.
How old is a Remington Model 11?
The Remington Model 11-48 is a semi-automatic shotgun manufactured by Remington Arms as the first of its “new generation” semi-automatics produced after World War II. Released as the replacement for the Remington Model 11, it was manufactured from 1949 to 1968 and was produced in 12, 16, 20 and 28 gauge and .
Is the Remington 11-87 A good gun?
Think of the 11- 87 Sportsman 12-gauge semiautomatic shotgun as a shotgun version of the SPS Rem 700 rifle range. The 11-87 is the workhorse of the semi auto Remmy family but still provides that reliability, smooth operation and longevity of use that Remington have become renowned for.
What’s better Remington 1100 or 1187?
The main difference is that the 1187 has a gas compensation system that allows everything from light 2-3/4″ shells to heavy 3″ loads like buckshot and slugs to be fired from the same barrel. For the 1100 you’d need two different barrels.
Are Remington 1100 and 11 87 barrels interchangeable?
Barrels WILL NOT interchange between the 20ga 1100 and 1187.
What is a Remington 11 87 Special Purpose?
1187 just means that it was a model that was made after 1987 which is a modified version of the model 1100 which was built to shoot either 2 3/4 or 3 inch shells.
Where is the serial number on a Remington Model 11?
For the guns made after 1921, you can look for a two- or three-letter date code on the left side of the barrel, usually between the front edge of the receiver and the choke marking.
Can a Remington 11-87 shoot slugs?
The 11-87 is a great gun, congratulations. If you have a feild barrel on the gun, you can shoot both birdshot and foster type slugs. If you have a slug barrel, you are restricted to slugs.
How does Remington 11-87 work?
The Remington 11-87 is a semi-automatic shotgun manufactured by Remington Arms. The gases force a piston (and the bolt) toward the rear of the shotgun, which in turn ejects the spent shell. A spring then forces the bolt forward, sending a new shell from the magazine into the chamber.
Will a Remington 1100 barrel fit an 1187?
Your 1100 fore end may not fit the 1187 barrel. The contours of the gas cylinders are different. Older 1100 fore ends usually wont fit the 1187 barrel. At some point in production Remington changed the inletting and most later 1100 and 1187 fore ends are interchangeable.
What year did they stop making Remington 1100?
More than 40 years ago, the Model 1100 forever changed the way American shooters viewed autoloading shotguns. Both the Sportsman Auto and the Pump were discontinued in 1987, concurrent with the introduction of the Remington 11-87 semi auto and the 870 Express pump model.
Are all 11-87 barrels interchangeable?
Model 11-87–All barrels are interchangeable within gauge with the exception of the 11-87 Super Magnum. There are however two different barrel contours, light contour and standard contour.