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Old February 12, 2013, 11:36 PM   #1
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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.
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Old February 13, 2013, 12:10 AM   #2
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No personal experience, but that is a nice looking 1911. Good luck and enjoy
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Old February 13, 2013, 12:30 AM   #3
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thanks =D i have always wanted a 1911 i just couldnt pay for 1000+ dollars for a name brand one
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Old February 13, 2013, 12:44 AM   #4
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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.
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Old February 13, 2013, 02:07 AM   #5
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Mine has been a great pistol . I liked American Ckassic so well I gave it its own board


http://americanclassic1911forum.com

also a lot of owners are on http://bersachat.com also.

Come talk to other owners
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Old February 13, 2013, 09:55 AM   #6
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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.
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