The Firing Line Forums

Go Back   The Firing Line Forums > Hogan's Alley > Handguns: The Semi-automatic Forum

Thread Tools
Old February 12, 2013, 11:36 PM   #1
Senior Member
Join Date: January 3, 2013
Posts: 180
American classic commander

I just picked up a 1911 American classic commander with 2 mags a case and 100 rds for a little over 500 bucks. I hyave never had a 1911 before but I always thought they we neat this buy was just a spur of the moment thing. The guns seems well made (havent shot it yet) after getting it i read some reviews online some say its good other bad so reviews are mixed. The only problem i noticed is the 8 round ACT-mag doesnt even feed into the gun. The 7 round colt mag i got feeds fine. Anyway the point of this post was i was hoping for some tips or suggestions from anyone with past experiances with this gun or 1911s in general.
Attached Images
File Type: jpg 002.jpg (88.9 KB, 46 views)
File Type: jpg 003.jpg (82.3 KB, 32 views)
lordhedgwich is offline  
Old February 13, 2013, 12:10 AM   #2
Senior Member
Join Date: September 26, 2010
Posts: 1,533
No personal experience, but that is a nice looking 1911. Good luck and enjoy
Find out just how tall I am
By jumping in the middle of a river
TennJed is offline  
Old February 13, 2013, 12:30 AM   #3
Senior Member
Join Date: January 3, 2013
Posts: 180
thanks =D i have always wanted a 1911 i just couldnt pay for 1000+ dollars for a name brand one
lordhedgwich is offline  
Old February 13, 2013, 12:44 AM   #4
Junior Member
Join Date: January 16, 2013
Posts: 4
i owned one, liked it alot, handled ball ammo fine, but with HP it worked better with 7 rounds in the mag, but 1911 mags can be finicky anyway. Any way, being the Commander you have a slightly shorter barrel but sporterized, nice gun, enjoy it. i would buy another if I had a c hance.
jimbojo is offline  
Old February 13, 2013, 02:07 AM   #5
michael t
Senior Member
Join Date: May 17, 2004
Location: Out back Ky
Posts: 3,658
Mine has been a great pistol . I liked American Ckassic so well I gave it its own board

also a lot of owners are on also.

Come talk to other owners
Certified Armed Infidel Colt Defender ,Colt Mustang ,Dan Wesson CBOB, PPK/S, American Classic,Bersa Thunder 380
http://bersachat.comHome of Bersa
michael t is offline  
Old February 13, 2013, 09:55 AM   #6
the jigger
Join Date: May 26, 2012
Location: Central Florida
Posts: 64
American Classic Commander?

I've had mine for just over a year. The "stock" magazines did not function well.
I replaced them with "Chip McCormicks" and it will eat everything I feed it, ball or HP. It has become my primary carry pistol. There is something about an all steel pistol that is comforting for an old man.
If you're gonna get old you better be tough;Gettin' old ain't for sissies!!
the jigger is offline  

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:05 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
This site and contents, including all posts, Copyright © 1998-2015 S.W.A.T. Magazine
Copyright Complaints: Please direct DMCA Takedown Notices to the registered agent:
Contact Us
Page generated in 0.07060 seconds with 10 queries