Operating handle plunger retainer
74. Operating handle spring
76. Piston seal
77. Receiver assembly
79. Safety detent ball
80. Safety spring
81. Safety spring retaining pin
83. Sear pin
84. Sear spring
86. Stock bearing plate
87. Slide buffer
89. Trigger pin
90. Trigger plate
91. Trigger plate pin bushing
92. Trigger plate pin detent spring, front (2)
93. Trigger plate pin detent spring, rear
94. Trigger plate pin, front
95. Trigger plate pin. rear
These arc among sc eral favorable features of gas-operated arms.
Magazine capacity in most versions is four shells. However, a plug furnished as an accessorv can be installed in the magazine to reduce total capacity of the gun to three shots as required by Federal Migratory Bird Regulations.
Most metal parts of the Model 1100 are steel with a high-luster blue finish on exposed surfaces. The well-proportioned stock and large hand-filling fore-end are mostly American walnut with Du Pont RK-W gloss finish noted for
ITo field-strip for routine cleaning and lubrication, engage safety (78) on safe, and unload gun. Unscrew and remove magazine cap (64). Slide fore-end (46) forward and remove. Pull barrel (10) forward from receiver (77).
2 For further disassembly, cock gun and close action. Tap out trigger plate pins (94) (95) from either side. Lift up and remove trigger plate assembly from receiver. When reassembling, guide disconnector (37) carefully into receiver to avoid damage.
3 Remove operating handle (71) by pulling it to the right out of breech-bolt (12).
its durability. Impressed checkering on the pistol grip and fore-end is in a fleur-de-lis pattern, and the receiver sides and breechbolt are decorated with scroll-type roll engraving. The butt-plate and grip cap are black plastic set off by white-line spacers. There are also versions fitted with a recoil pad.
4 Remove barrel seal (11), piston (75), and piston seal (76). With action fully forward, depress feed latch (42) at A, and pull action bar (1) at B with breechbolt forward. Action bar sleeve (2), action bar, breechbolt with locking block (63) attached, and fore-end support (47) can now be disassembled from gun.
5 Link (62) can be removed after action bar at A is moved forward for disassembly. Squeeze sides of link lightly at rear with long-nose pliers, and pull forward to separate from action spring follower (4) at B. Tilt slightly to remove from gun.
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