One of the best tactical shotguns out there is also the most over looked. The tactical shotgun market has become very crowded as of late. Everyone that does shotguns is now doing Tactical versions… and this is a beautiful thing.
The downside to the crowded market is that most attention is only paid to the newest, latest and greatest. Which is fine… save for the old standby workhorses that get ignored too often.
One of the very best, proven tactical shotguns, is the Remington 1100 Tactical. Well, Remington has stepped it up a bit and are calling it the Model 1100 Tac-4. I really like it. It’s one of the more softer shooting 12 gauge auto-shuckers on the market and it holds an impressive 8+1 payload. It has a 22″ barrel which is a little long, but not that much longer considering the 18.5″ barrels which are on most Tactical Shotguns, plus the new tactical breaching chokes and brakes that are now popular. It also comes with an oversized bolt handle, which is a very nice touch. The sights are simple… a normal shotgun rail with a hi-viz fiber optic front. A Shotgun doesn’t need anymore than that… but if you want more, you can of course top it with a rail and a red dot if you like, but its good to go out of the box.
The only things I’d do to the TAC-4 would be to Slipstream treat the gun and throw a Side Saddle and a sling on it. But that’s just me.