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Topic: New members
Posted By: Ian
Subject: New members
Date Posted: 03 Oct 2013 at 9:47am
Firstly welcome and thanks for your membership of the forum. 

Sadly due to the amount of SPAM this and other forums suffer from there is an additional step that needs to be undertaken by the administrator of the forum before your account is approved for use. 

The forum administrator has been notified of your request to join the forum and will get around to approving it ASAP.

We are sorry for the delay and hopefully you will be up and running very soon. 


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Posted By: Markdam
Date Posted: 10 Aug 2019 at 9:48pm
thanks for adding me I live in California not far from Irwindale   and I've always wanted an AMT I finally got an automag II that I'm actually picking up today from a local auction California rules have become so stifling that I can only buy a gun that's currently in California so if you know anyone in California with an Automag 3 for sale please let me know

Posted By: dante1
Date Posted: 23 Apr 2020 at 9:08pm
Happy to finally be able to join this forum. Special thanks to Bill Wilson who helped with this to happen.
I live i Albuquerque,New Mexico.
I have the 44/357 Automag that Sandia Ammo used in developing ammunition. They were special friends and shooters and now am the 2nd owner to enjoy shooting this handgun.

Posted By: AndyC
Date Posted: 24 Apr 2020 at 4:20am
Welcome aboard, Dante :)

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Posted By: 22 Automag II
Date Posted: 28 Oct 2020 at 4:58pm
Thanks for the add, I waited about a week for an activation, I was just about to call a member on the phone, he had his number posted. But right at the very moment I was about to call, I reloaded the site and saw my account was activated, thanks and hello.

So I've a 22 Automag II I got NIB for $650 a few months ago. It of course doesn't cycle with the ammo I had (Hornady 30g and Federal 50g). But I got 250 rounds of Winchester X 40g high power the other day from SG Ammo in OK, I'm about to head out to our local gun club and try it out.

About some problems and remedies, the hammer spur tail bent on me (which I know now to tape down when the slide is off), so I heated it with a torch and bent it back, but the tail broke after a few (non-cycling) rounds. But I reinserted it and the trigger works fine, the little nub on the tail is just enough to keep it in the spring. In fact, it probably works better than having that long tail, which just seemed to be grinding away in the hammer spring.

Also, I'd some light hammer strikes, because the hammer wasn't traveling all the way forward to the striker, so I cannibalized a small screw from some old electronics, dremeled off most of the shank, then stuck it in the bottom of the hammer spring, allowing the hammer to now go all the way forward to the striker. So it fires fine but doesn't cycle at this point.

Then I made four more untested mods. One, I shot some lithium grease into the spring. Two, I dremeled with a triangular shaped stone regrading the ejector pin issue. Three, being that AMTs are made with a stainless steel that galls, I read an interview with one of their engineers, he advised Sanford about the problem, who just laughed and said to grease them up. So I greased the rails with some stay-lube. Four, there's also a lot of friction between the slide, forward at the bottom, and where it nests into the frame, which has scratched the slide area in question. So I put some electrical tape in that nested area, which does seem to alleviate friction when racked and should stop the scratching.

It makes a nice boom and a huge muzzles flash, I hope this thing cycles with this new ammo. I'll post all of this and some more on the main board area later.

Posted By: WyattBurp
Date Posted: 21 Nov 2020 at 2:52pm
Hi all new here. I've been a gun collector for 30 years. I like anything different and weird. I've been look for a automag iii for  many years. Most of them were way overpriced
(i know they arent cheap) or way too far away. I wont buy one online afraid of not being able to inspect, although i have bought plenty of new guns online. Well i finally bought one yesterday from a guy on armslist. Met the nice seller an hour away and made the deal. Its very nice and its obviously shot very little.

Posted By: AndyC
Date Posted: 22 Nov 2020 at 12:45am
Welcome aboard - now we need a range report :)

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Posted By: SnidelyWhiplash
Date Posted: 13 Sep 2021 at 8:05pm
I'm new here as well.  Just purchased an original Pasadena Automag but still waiting for it to be released from 7-day jail here in the People's Republic of Marylandstan.  

About me...retired federal law enforcement officer with a number of different jobs prior to that life.  As said already I live in the People's Republic of Marylandstan...but once my wife retires next Spring we're heading to Arizona where we already own a home that will be remodeled and leave Maryland in the rear view mirror.  

I'm a long time gun "accumulator" with a primary interest in Colt firearms.  I own many but also have an assortment of Smith & Wessons with a smattering of other makes.  Besides the Automag I also have an AMT Hardballer Longslide in 7-day jail as well.  I always wanted a Longslide but I doubt if Colt will ever make one and found this AMT in .45 ACP.  I'd like to find a Javelina Longslide 10mm as well one day.

I'm looking forward to being a part here and chatting with others.

Posted By: AndyC
Date Posted: 13 Sep 2021 at 10:43pm
Welcome! :)

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Posted By: edkel1
Date Posted: 14 Sep 2021 at 9:23pm
Welcome Whiplash & Burp
Enjoy the board and read and when you think you read enough read some more, theirs a lot of information here,  don't be afraid to ask questions and keep your eyes open for spare parts, an Automag is worthless if you break a part and cant replace it.

" Right turn Clyde "

Posted By: cwo4uscgret
Date Posted: 08 Oct 2022 at 6:37am
Thanks for the add!

Posted By: TylerS
Date Posted: 26 Jun 2023 at 12:22am
Thanks for adding me, happy to join the club. I own an Automag 3 (30 carbine) and a 4.5" Automag 2 (22wmr).I have some questions about them that I hope to post about later, also will post pictures when I can 👍

Posted By: Luc V.
Date Posted: 26 Jun 2023 at 7:29am
Hi TylerS, welcome to the forum.

Of all the AMT's the III is still my favorite pistol to shoot.

Posted By: Ian
Date Posted: 26 Jun 2023 at 4:39pm
Hi TylerS, 

Much like Luc and yourself I have a bit of a soft spot for the AutoMag III. 

Luc, I am sure you recognise the location and the gun considering it's your club and pistol Wink


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Posted By: TylerS
Date Posted: 27 Jun 2023 at 2:37am
Yes, I love my 3, its actually the 3rd one I've owned. This one will be a life long gun for me

Posted By: Luc V.
Date Posted: 27 Jun 2023 at 8:51am
yes I remember those pictures (from long ago...)
That was shot with the UMC 30carbine ammunition. Always good flamethrower ammo.
To bad this ammo no longer to find here.
Maybe with Remington back in business, it may show up again?

TylerS, nice ring of fire, what brand ammo is that?

Posted By: TylerS
Date Posted: 27 Jun 2023 at 11:14pm
I believe that is some old S&B in that picture. Not sure how old but they definitely dont make that box any more.

I currently have a box or two of that UMC you mentioned, also have a bunch of Remington green & white box and some Korean surplus. I own an M1 carbine along with my AM3 so I have to keep stock up on my .30 ammo lol

Posted By: Yellow
Date Posted: 27 Aug 2023 at 2:31pm
Thanks for the add!

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