EAA Corp. Introduces its Newest Competition Handgun, the Girsan MC1911 Noel

EAA Corp. MC1911 S Noel pistol

Cocoa, Fla. (Ammoland.com) – European American Armory Corporation (EAA Corp.), importers of select quality and affordable handguns, rifles, and shotguns, revealed their latest competition handgun, the Girsan MC1911 Noel, during the 2020 SHOT Show, held Jan. 21 – 24, 2020, in Las Vegas, Nevada.

The MC1911 Noel incorporates features recommended by EAA’s newest sponsored USPSA competition shooter, Noel Zarza. Built on a fully machined steel frame and slide with a matte nickel finish, the Noel 1911 features an extended beavertail and ambidextrous safety and checking on the frame front and back grip for a confident grip. The skeletonized target trigger breaks cleanly and crisply at around 2.5 lbs. It also features a fully adjustable target rear sight and textured laminated grips. This single stack competition semi is offered in .45 ACP (8+1 capacity) and 9mm (10+1 capacity).  The Noel 1911 has a 5” barrel, an overall length of 8.75” and a weight of 2.55 lbs. MSRP is $1,075 for the .45 ACP and $901 for the 9mm.

EAA Corp. Sponsored Shooter, Major Noel Zarza (US Army Ret)

Zarza will be showcasing EAA’s Girsan MC1911 line at upcoming competitions and events. His favorite guns are the Girsan MC1911 Match, Match Elite, and the Tanfoglio Limited Custom and Custom Xtreme and he’ll be using the new MC1911 S Noel for the USPSA 2020 competition season. Zarza, is a retired Army officer who served as a company commander, combat trainer, and combat advisor to ally military forces, as well as an operations officer for a Special Forces unit during his last deployment to Afghanistan. Currently, as a family man with four children, he is based out of Central Pennsylvania and only took up shooting competitively in 2013. His latest accolades include a 2nd Place finish at the 2019 Immortal Arms Virginia State USPSA Championship and a 3rd Place finish at the RBPS Eastern Lakes Sectional Championship held in New York. He attributes his successes from training received from Matt Mink, Jeff Hicks, Steve Anderson, and Alex Gutt. But most importantly he’s grateful for his wife, Cecilia, in supporting his shooting endeavors.

“I enjoy competition shooting because it allows like-minded individuals to express their interest in their 2nd Amendment rights in a productive and practical manner,” Zarza added.

Zarza is scheduled to compete in at least nine major USPSA matches for the upcoming 2020 season. He can be followed on Instagram as MagnumSix.

For more information on EAA Corp., visit www.eaacorp.com or check out them out on Facebook, YouTube, or Pinterest.

About European American Armory Corporation (EAA Corp.):

Based in Florida and founded in the early 1990s, European American Armory Corporation (EAA Corp.) has brought value to firearms owners with an array of right-priced, affordable handguns, rifles, and pistols from respectable international manufacturers. EAA Corp’s mission has always been “good quality products at reasonable prices.” www.eaacorp.com

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Deplorable Bill

The best I ever did was 32 in the nation. A good, well tuned 1911 along with someone who knows how to run it, is not beatable. There is no finer fighting hand gun anywhere on earth. A 2.5# trigger pull is difficult to produce but it is possible. There is a very short “reset” to a 1911 trigger, something like 1/16th of an inch. The trigger finger just doesn’t have to move very far to get the job done. In my day, I could empty 9 rounds is under one sec. It takes me just under 3 sec. these… Read more »


@DB…Now your’e bragging …

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Hey O.V.; Your right Sir, I was bragging. I apologize. That was 30 + years ago when I did that. Rob Latham, Brian Enos, T. Allison, D. Koons and the like were some of the major shooters. Latham won most everything back then. Most people are good at what they are good at. I only beat Latham on one stage. He was using a colt 38 super on some knock down plates. He had hit one that turned 90* but did not fall. I was able to catch up and pass him on that one stage out of the hundreds… Read more »


@DB – Some things deserve to be bragged about, just don’t overdo it.
Would love to see you shoot sometime. Like watching Olympic gymnasts do seemingly impossible feats, while making it look easy.
How does that revolver trick work? I can use all the training tips you are willing to share…. Give targets ten times as big, at one tenth the distance, then divide my time by ten and I might be able to give you a run on a good day!