FAQ – Questions & AnswersCategory: Gun Cleaning FAQHow to clean a Remington 1100?
Joey Rogers asked 3 months ago
How to clean a Remington 1100 shotgun?

6 Answers
Antony Staff answered 3 months ago

To clean a Remington 1100, you will need:

  • Gun cleaner or solvent
  • Brake cleaner or carburetor cleaner
  • Olive oil or gun oil
  • Wire brush
  • Pipe cleaners
  • Cotton swabs
  • Old toothbrush

1. Disassemble the shotgun. The best way to do this is to refer to the owner’s manual. However, in general, you can remove the barrel by depressing the small lever on the underside next to the receiver and pulling it forward. The bolt and bolt carrier can then be removed by pulling them rearward. Be very careful when handling these components, as they are fragile and can be easily damaged. Remove the recoil spring and buffer tube next.

2. Clean the barrel. Use the gun cleaner or solvent to scrub the inside of the barrel, being sure to get rid of all the carbon buildup. A wire brush can be helpful for this step. Once the barrel is clean, rinse it with brake cleaner or carburetor cleaner and let it air dry.

3. Clean the receiver. Use a gun cleaning solvent and a cotton swab to clean the inside of the receiver, being careful not to damage any of the delicate parts. Once the receiver is clean, rinse it with brake cleaner or carburetor cleaner and let it air dry.

4. Clean the bolt and bolt carrier. These parts can be cleaned with a gun cleaning solvent and a toothbrush. Be sure to get rid of all the carbon buildup on these parts, as it can cause problems with the shotgun’s operation. Once they are clean, rinse them with brake cleaner or carburetor cleaner and let them air dry.

5. Lubricate the shotgun. Once all the parts are clean and dry, you can begin lubricating them. Start with a light coat of oil on all the metal parts, being sure to avoid getting any oil on the stock or fore-end. A heavier coat of oil should be applied to the bolt and bolt carrier. Reassemble the shotgun and you’re done!

Ivan Staff answered 3 months ago

To clean a Remington 1100, you will need:

  • Gun cleaner solvent
  • Gun oil or lubricating oil
  • A cleaning rod with a bore brush (or a .22 caliber solid brass cleaning rod)
  • A cotton patch
  • Assembly/disassembly tool for 1100 (available from Remington)
  • Q-tips

How to clean a Remington 1100?

1. Make sure the gun is unloaded and remove the magazine. Open the action and check to make sure there is no ammunition in the chamber.

2. Using the assembly/disassembly tool, disassemble the gun into its major parts: barrel, receiver, forend, and buttstock. For more information on how to do this, consult your owner’s manual or watch a tutorial online.

3. Clean the receiver, barrel, and forend with gun cleaner solvent and a cotton patch. Be sure to pay special attention to the breech area of the barrel and the inside of the receiver where carbon residue can build up. Use a toothbrush or Q-tips to get into hard-to-reach areas.

4. When the parts are clean, rinse them with hot water and dry them with a clean cotton cloth.

5. Lubricate all moving parts with gun oil or lubricating oil. Be sure to wipe away any excess oil.

6. Reassemble the gun and test it to make sure it is functioning properly.

If you have any questions about cleaning your Remington 1100, please consult your owner’s manual or contact a qualified gunsmith.

Olson Staff answered 3 months ago

Before cleaning your Remington 1100, always make sure that it is unloaded and that there is no ammunition in the room. To clean the gun, you will need a few supplies, including a gun cleaning kit, solvent, oil, and a brush.

First, use the brush to clean out all of the dirt and debris from inside the barrel of the gun. Then, apply some solvent to a cloth and use it to wipe down the barrel. Be sure to remove all of the solvents before moving on to the next step. Next, apply some oil to another cloth and use it to lubricate all of the moving parts on the gun. Allow the oil to soak in for a few minutes before putting the gun back together. Finally, test the gun to make sure it is working properly.

If you have any questions about cleaning your Remington 1100, please consult the owner’s manual.

Jordan Staff answered 3 months ago

There are a few things you should know before cleaning your Remington 1100:

  • First, make sure the gun is unloaded and pointed in a safe direction.
  • Second, use only clean, dry patches when cleaning your barrel – never use solvents or oil.
  • Finally, be sure to re-lubricate your gun after cleaning it.

Here’s a more detailed guide on how to clean your Remington 1100:

  1. Make sure the gun is unloaded and pointed in a safe direction.
  2. Remove the barrel by turning the takedown screw counterclockwise and pulling it off the receiver.
  3. Clean the barrel with dry patches until they come out clean. Do not use solvents or oil!
  4. Re-lubricate the gun after cleaning it.
  5. Reassemble the gun and store it in a safe place.

That’s it! Now you know how to clean your Remington 1100. Be sure to practice safety at all times when handling firearms.

How to clean a Remington 1100?

Cruz Staff answered 3 months ago

I’m not familiar with the Remington 1100, but most guns (including this one) should be cleaned every time you use them. Make sure to check the manufacturer’s instructions to be sure.

The basic process is pretty simple: remove the barrel and action from the stock, and clean all the parts with a solvent like alcohol or brake cleaner. Be sure to take your time and clean all the nooks and crannies – any dirt or powder residue left in there can quickly corrode your gun.

After cleaning, apply a light coat of oil to all the metal surfaces (except for the barrel, which you don’t want to get oily). This will help protect against rust. Reassemble everything, and your gun should be good to go!

Lewis Staff answered 3 months ago

To clean a Remington 1100, you will need some basic supplies including a gun cleaning kit, solvent, brush, patch holder, and patches. Make sure the gun is unloaded before you begin cleaning it.

First, soak the brush in solvent and scrub the barrel to remove any built-up fouling.

Then use the patch holder to insert a patch into the barrel.

Push the patch all the way through with the jag and then pull it out.

Repeat this process until the patches come out clean.

Next, use a dry cloth to wipe down all of the external surfaces of the gun.

Finally, reassemble and lubricate the gun according to the manufacturer’s instructions.

How to clean a Remington 1100?