The Remignton 1100 series of shotguns is a true classic, one of the best semi-auto shotguns ever made. I know, I know, Remington has had their quality control issues in the past, but I’ve shot more Remington products than I can even begin to remember in recent years and have only had one problem. But there was a really good reason your grandfather bought his 1100 and those guns are still impressive workhorses to this day.
Black Aces Tactical, who has been making shotguns into not-shotguns since before it was cool, has a great new old product. They are buying up Remignton 1100s that were built in the 60’s to the mid 80’s and restoring them.
The Black Aces Tactical Vintage line features a refurbished and Cerakoted receiver, an upgraded piston, new seals and upgraded lifter latch spring. They’re using original factory wood with great a patina (their description, I haven’t seen one yet) and refinishing it to a deep gloss.
The The Black Aces Vintage 1100s are available in two flavors, an SBS with a 12.5-inch barrel that packs 4+1 rounds and an 18.5-inch version that holds 6+1.
The SBS version will set you back $949, which seems more than fair for one of these old beauties.
The 18.5-inch version is the same price.