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    Re: Thinking about one

    Mostly feeding issues. Here's one of my older threads in the Technical Q&A Sub Forum. You will find several threads by me scattered thru the 4 pages in that forum. Long & short of it was that, with a...
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    Re: Thinking about one

    You'll find a lot of very satisfied owners with no problems right out of the box & a couple, like me, that had issues with the pistol. But, those of us that had problems, also got them solved & I,...
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    Re: Government Model range report

    Mine was one of the earlier A.C.s & the front sight wasn't standard. In the meantime, Metro arms changed to a standard one. So, gunsmith couldn't get an original & tried several after market sights,...
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    Re: Government Model range report

    My Government Model was a good'n also, for the short time I had it. Lost the front sight, it wasn't an industry standard & finally deemed the pistol not repairable. The replacement came into the...
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    Re: How to field strip my amigo

    Welcome Kenworthy. I don't have the Amigo, so I'm just guessing. I think it probably disassembles same as my Kimber 4" which also has the "internal bushing". If you lock the slide back, there should...
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    Re: New barrel bushing need for my Amigo

    Eagle Imports. https://americanclassic.eagleimportsinc.com/americanclassic/shop/parts

    I didn't realize they used aluminum parts on the Amigo. The bushings for my Deluxe II & Commander are steel....
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    Re: More pistols 1911s this time.

    Nice! I have the Remington "GI" model in Commander size. It's been a good'n.
  8. Thread: the difference

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    Re: the difference

    To add to the confusion, dealers, etc in their ads may use old terminology or a combination of new & old & sometimes outright misleading. Best example is Buds listing the American Classics in with...
  9. Thread: the difference

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    Re: the difference

    Mine, a much later model with S/N starting in "A" & 5 digits. also has American Classic II on left side, along with the "M" logo on the left rear of the slide & nothing on the right side, except the...
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    Re: the difference

    When I bought mine, "Government" indicated the no frills model which some folks would call the "GI" model. The Deluxe II had all the bells & whistles that Metro Arms offered. Some use "government" to...
  11. Thread: what happened

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    Re: what happened

    I thought you'd moved some of his stuff, but not everything. Thanks.
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    Re: what happened

    I'm on here several times every day & see other members shown, but they don't post anything. Lots of folks only use a gun forum to post about problems, looking for a solution, so maybe no issues with...
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    Re: what happened

    Could the 1911 Tuner forum & Technical Q&A sub forum be moved to Bersa Chat. Some good info included there?
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    Re: what happened

    Don't know. Went couple months recently with no posts at all. Some of us also belong to Bersa Chat & maybe get it all said over there. New folks join, but never post.
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    Re: MAC 1911 Bullseye

    Welcome to the forum. Nice looking pistol! Could be several things causing the nose dives. I assume on the first round, then runs okay? Could just be a matter of breakin, so give it a while. Wouldn't...
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    Re: Metro arms rear sight change

    Welcome to the forum. Someone should be along that can help. I'm afraid I'm ignorant about replacing sights & just painted mine a color that was easier to see. The sight manufacturer may have info on...
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    Re: RIA 1911A1-FS chambered in 7.62x25 (Tokarev)

    Welcome to the forum generalbarca. It's been awhile since he's been here & may not see your post. He is also a member of Bersa Chat & frequents it more often. You are welcome to join us there &...
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    Re: No drama range report

    Yeah, can be kinda boring ain't it?
  19. Re: A.C. commander slide issues need help from others with AC commanders

    Welcome to the forum. I'm one of those guys that changing out the grips is about the extent of my gun smithin' experience, but someone should be along that can help. I would think that the "hand...
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    Re: HELLO FROM SPAIN "AMIGOS"

    Welcome to the forum Lincis. Nice looking pistol!
  21. Re: American classic govt.model shooting really low. how to change fixed sights?

    Good to hear!
  22. Thread: Optic sights

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    Re: Optic sights

    Don't know if this will help, but here is a link to a thread about sights. The 1st post also mentions dimensions shown in our FAQ section which may be helpful.
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  23. Thread: Is this normal?

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    Re: Is this normal?

    I don't know if it's national, or not, but UPS in this area will not handle firearms. Everyone here uses Fedex. It seems that not all FFLs & most gun store sales clerks do not know that an FFL/Gun...
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    Re: Carved from steel, US&S

    Interesting. I read something about home made 1911s being made in the Philippines. Not sure how true it is.
  25. Thread: Is this normal?

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    Re: Is this normal?

    I can agree to the extent that it's best to be sure, especially when there is a safety issue. There is a lot of good info on this forum to help a person trouble shoot problems & in the process, learn...
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