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Remington Model 11-87

The Remington 11-87 is a semi-automatic shotgun manufactured by Remington Arms. It is based on the Remington 1100 and was first announced in 1987; the 11-87 is a gas operated semi-automatic shotgun, meaning that some of the high-pressure gases from the burning gunpowder are diverted through two small holes in the underside of the barrel. The gases force a piston toward the rear of the shotgun. A spring forces the bolt forward, sending a new shell from the magazine into the chamber; this gas operation has the effect of reducing the recoil felt by the shooter, since the total recoil energy is spread out over a longer period of time than would be the case with fixed breech shotguns. The 11-87 incorporates a self-compensating gas system design, which allows the gun to operate with every type of load, from light 2 ¾" to 3" Magnum shells without any shooter adjustments, it is manufactured in two different gauges: 20 and 12, both will cycle 2 ¾" and 3" shells. Some 11-87 shotguns those with barrels shorter than 26", or Magnum models, may have issues cycling light target and birdshot loads consistently.

The 12 gauge 3-1/2" SuperMag and 20 gauge Magnum models come with an extra component on the magazine tube called a "barrel seal activator" that helps cycle lighter loads. Failure to remove the barrel seal activator before firing 2 3/4" magnum, 3", 3 1/2" loads may bring pressure to dangerous levels which could damage the gun. A Super Magnum version has been introduced to operate with the newer 3 ½" 12 gauge shells; some 11-87s have interchangeable screw-in chokes. Most barrels are not interchangeable between 11-87 models. Barrel lengths range from the police 14 in to 30 in; the weapon found widespread notoriety when a sound-suppressed version of it was used by the main antagonist in the Coen brothers' film No Country for Old Men, based on the Cormac McCarthy novel. United States: Used by numerous law enforcement agencies. Official Website Modern Firearms

John Parricelli

John Parricelli is a jazz guitarist who has worked in the United Kingdom. Parricelli began his career as a guitarist in 1982, he was one of the founding members of the British big band Loose Tubes, with whom he recorded three albums. He has worked with Annie Whitehead, Kenny Wheeler, Norma Winstone, Lee Konitz, Paul Motian, Chris Laurence, Peter Erskine, Vince Mendoza, Mark Lockheart, Julian Argüelles, Iain Ballamy, Mark Lockheart, Andy Sheppard, Gerard Presencer, Colin Towns, Stacey Kent. In 2011 he appeared on stage with Peter Erskine and John Paul Jones at the Royal Opera House, London, in the opera Anna Nicole. Alba Milk Postcards from Home With Katie Melua Pictures Secret Symphony Ketevan With Andy Sheppard Learning to Wave Dancing Man and Woman P. S. Movements in Colour With David Gilmour Rattle That Lock With Ronan Keating Winter Songs With Charlotte Church Enchantment With Robbie Williams Swings Both Ways With Colin Towns Still Life Another Think Coming The Orpheus Suite With Gary Barlow Since I Saw You Last With Toni Braxton Pulse With Kenny Wheeler A Long Time Ago Dream Sequence It Takes Two!

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