The Metro Arms American Classic II is a true 1911 in that it is a single-action, semi-automatic, short-recoil operated pistol chambered for the powerful .45 ACP cartridge. Featuring a modern take on the iconic design introduced by John Moses Browning more than 100 years ago, the Metro Arms American Classic II is one of the many fine pistols from the Metro Arms Corporation's "American Classic" Series, which seeks to breathe new life into a timeless platform. With a number of custom features typically associated with high-end brands included standard, this pistol represents a true value. Each pistol ships in a hard plastic carrying case with one eight-round magazines.
Originally founded in 1988, Eagle Imports is an American firearm importer based in Wanamassa, New Jersey. For a quarter of a century, Eagle Imports has been committed to providing both vendors and retail customers in the United States with second-to-none customer service and the ultimate after-sales experience. In fact, their commitment to these ideals is what has allowed the group to become the exclusive representative in the U.S. for all Bersa firearms and accessories, all Metro Arms American Classic and MAC Series pistols, and all Comanche revolvers and single-shot pistols. By extension, it is those ideals that have brought us the wonderful new Metro Arms American Classic II.
The Metro Arms American Classic II is, as noted, imported by Eagle Imports. It is manufactured, however, by the Metro Arms Corporation. The Metro Arms Corporation, originally organized and established by renowned competitive shooter Hector Rodriguez, is a Philippines-based arms manufacturer that specializes in a variety of designs, each of which is based on the M1911 platform. Today, years after the company's founding, the Metro Arms Corporation puts its innovative engineering technologies to work in a state-of-the-art operations facility to produce reliable 1911 pistol marked by their performance and value in a never-ending commitment to their corporate philosophy: Precise Fit … Precise Fire. Those looking for the best value in a 1911 that is suitable for personal defense, competition shooting or plinking need look no further than the Metro Arms Corporation.
As noted, the Metro Arms American Classic II is a product from the company's "American Classic" Series. With the American Classic Series, the Metro Arms Corporation seeks to continue the legacy introduced by the 1911 platform, which made its debut alongside the U.S. Army over 100 years ago. This has been achieved by pairing a single-action pistol that boasts near MIL-SPEC dimensions with custom features that are typically associated with high-end brands. The result is a pistol marked by both toughness and reliability that exhibits match-grade performance right out of the box.
The Metro Arms American Classic II features a five-inch, stainless steel barrel and an overall length of 8 3/8 inches. The forged 4140 steel frame and slide combine for a pistol that weighs in at a hefty 37.28 ounces. Additionally, the pistol features a duo-tone finish that provides a unique appearance while also protecting the firearm from rust and corrosion. The appearance is bolstered by the inclusion of checkered hardwood grips that feature a diamond cut. Other features include a beavertail grip safety, an extended thumb safety, a lightweight combat trigger, Novak-style target sights, front and rear cocking serrations and a lowered and flared ejection port. As noted, each pistol includes one eight-round magazines for an "8+1" capacity.
Consider the Metro Arms American Classic II for:
- Target shooting
- Sport shooting
- Tactical training
- Much more…
|Barrel Length||5 Inches|
|Number of Mags||1|
|Overall Length||8.375 Inches|
|Manufacturers Part Number||AC45G2DT|
|Restrictions||Age - 21+|
|Returns Accepted||Yes - Must Not Be Modified Or Visibly Used|