By David Tong
Editors Note: AmmoLand has previously reviewed the Metro Arms 1911 Pistol, with positive results, but it always good to have another look from a fresh set of eyes as in this bonus review of the Metro Arms American Classic II Pistol.
USA – -(Ammoland.com)- Metro Arms is a Manila, Philippines based manufacturer of the 1911 handgun, distributed in the USA by Eagle Imports. They currently occupy a pricing schedule in the lower end of the spectrum (by 1911 standards). The subject of this article is one of their five-inch “government models” in .45ACP.
As many manufacturers of the famed 1911 pistol have done, the receiver is manufactured from a high-carbon steel precision investment casting. It showed no untoward tool marks either inside or out, and these would have been obvious under the polished hard-chrome plated finish.
Metro Arms American Classic II Pistol
The Metro Arms American Classic II’s slide is machined from a similar steel or bar stock. Both are held to tight tolerances via CNC finish machining. Indeed, the barrel and bushing to slide fit, including the barrel’s hood …Read the Rest