Originally Posted by gofast1320
There is an excellent chance they won't cycle light target loads. The 1187 will handle from light to heavy but I've owned both and the 1100 mag didn't do well with light loads. Personally I'd look for an 1187 if I wanted to have the 3" option available to me.
I found an 1187 Premiere today. It should be coming home with me next week.