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Posted: 5/23/2001 9:20:49 AM EDT
Has anybody ever heard of the AMT Lightning 25/22? I've only seen them in a publication that came out in 1985, and they seem to have dropped off the earth after that. Anybody have any info?
Link Posted: 5/23/2001 9:24:19 AM EDT
Very few guns that AMT or any of it's aliases produced actually worked. Lemons.
Link Posted: 5/23/2001 9:32:51 AM EDT
I have an AMT .380 back up DAO. It runs like a scalded dog. I must have gotten one of the few.
Link Posted: 5/23/2001 7:54:34 PM EDT
It was a steel 10/22 receiver, with a threaded-in barrel. The Ruger has an aluminum receiver, with a barrel held in by a V-block. The AMT version was actually superior, but didn't sell quite as well(duh). I have an AMT Hardballer Longslide, and I'm very pleased with it.
Link Posted: 5/24/2001 6:46:22 AM EDT
Link Posted: 5/24/2001 6:51:43 AM EDT
It was made completely out of stainless steal. They worked fine; it was an exact copy of the Ruger 10/22 it being stainless was the only difference. They stopped producing them when Ruger threaten to sue. John
Link Posted: 5/24/2001 7:58:11 AM EDT
My Automag III kicks ass. Never a problem...
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