How It Was Made – Remington in the Mid-Century

    Watching this video, I have a whole new appreciation of the manufacturing technologies of today. Modern CNC machines have a massive advantage over the CNC machines of old. Still, amazing things were possible using analog machines with the right set-ups and processes.

    Remington of old had this down to a “T”. The video showcases the massive amount of tooling and machinery needed to make even a Model 1100 shotgun during its heyday. While I have not had the pleasure of seeing the factory recently, I would suspect that many of the exact same machines and processes are still in use today, albeit with some updated CNCs.

    Nathan S

    One of TFB’s resident Jarheads, Nathan now works within the firearms industry. A consecutive Marine rifle and pistol expert, he enjoys local 3-gun, NFA, gunsmithing, MSR’s, & high-speed gear. Nathan has traveled to over 30 countries working with US DoD & foreign MoDs.

    The above post is my opinion and does not reflect the views of any company or organization.