close

Privacy guaranteed - Your email is not shared with anyone.

AMT Hardballer (#56)

Discussion in '1911 Forums' started by jrs93accord, Aug 17, 2010.

  1. jrs93accord

    jrs93accord

    Joined:
    Jul 10, 2005
    Messages:
    6,224
    Likes Received:
    300
    Location:
    Pensacola, FL
    Just got my AMT Hardballer a little while ago. All in all, it is in pretty nice condition. It does make a wonderful addition to the collection.

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Aug 24, 2010
  2. bac1023

    bac1023

    Joined:
    Sep 26, 2004
    Messages:
    109,074
    Likes Received:
    7,874
    Location:
    PA
    Congrats James! :cool:

    It looks great. :thumbsup:

    You'll have to take a couple more pics in better lighting. :)
     

  3. RonS

    RonS Millennium Member

    Joined:
    May 27, 1999
    Messages:
    15,415
    Likes Received:
    6,135
    Location:
    Oh, USA
    My BIL has one of their .30 Carbine models, not something that impressed me, but I recently shot a Hardballer at the fish and game club and it was very smooth shooting and had an excellent trigger, which the owner said was untouched. Very enjoyable after my LW Champion.
     
  4. Ruggles

    Ruggles

    Joined:
    Jun 13, 2005
    Messages:
    10,280
    Likes Received:
    25
    Location:
    Tejas
    Looks nice indeed :)
     
  5. jrs93accord

    jrs93accord

    Joined:
    Jul 10, 2005
    Messages:
    6,224
    Likes Received:
    300
    Location:
    Pensacola, FL
    I agree. It was about 7pm when I took these.
     
  6. bac1023

    bac1023

    Joined:
    Sep 26, 2004
    Messages:
    109,074
    Likes Received:
    7,874
    Location:
    PA
    Yeah, I've always thought the Hardballer was a great looking 1911.

    Not great quality, but great looking.
     
  7. bac1023

    bac1023

    Joined:
    Sep 26, 2004
    Messages:
    109,074
    Likes Received:
    7,874
    Location:
    PA
    Yeah, its getting dark much earlier now. :crying:
     
  8. Hokie1911

    Hokie1911 >

    Joined:
    Dec 26, 2003
    Messages:
    9,712
    Likes Received:
    1
    Location:
    NE Ohio
    Looks great James. What's your impression of the wrap around grips?
     
    Last edited: Aug 17, 2010
  9. ctfireman

    ctfireman

    Joined:
    Feb 13, 2010
    Messages:
    3,568
    Likes Received:
    16
    Location:
    Bridgeport, CT
    I know they're not great but there's something about them i really like.
     
  10. jrs93accord

    jrs93accord

    Joined:
    Jul 10, 2005
    Messages:
    6,224
    Likes Received:
    300
    Location:
    Pensacola, FL
    Hey Big Guy.

    When I got the AMT, it had Hogue wrap-around grips on it. The previous owner did not have the original AMT grips. I had a set of Pachmayrs laying around, so I decided to use them. They are okay. They would take a little getting use to. I wish I could get a hold of a set of originals though.
     
  11. deadday

    deadday

    Joined:
    Aug 14, 2007
    Messages:
    15,544
    Likes Received:
    1
    Location:
    Texas
    As ridiculous as it sounds, the game Hitman has made me want one of these for years...
     
  12. CMG

    CMG

    Joined:
    Jun 9, 2001
    Messages:
    3,677
    Likes Received:
    117
    Location:
    Don't Mess with Texas
    Congrats.

    BTW, that long hole in the trigger makes a great place to attach the anchor line! :supergrin:
     
  13. Cerebrus

    Cerebrus Guest

    Nice addition James... it is becoming more difficult to say who I am more jealous of.. you or Bac..
     
  14. bac1023

    bac1023

    Joined:
    Sep 26, 2004
    Messages:
    109,074
    Likes Received:
    7,874
    Location:
    PA
    :rofl:

    I don't think James bought it as a shooter. :)
     
  15. Infallible

    Infallible

    Joined:
    Aug 20, 2006
    Messages:
    301
    Likes Received:
    1
    Location:
    Great SW
    You think thats ridiculous? I went out and put on Pachmyrs on one of my stainless 1911s because of that game.......
     
  16. den888

    den888

    Joined:
    Sep 4, 2009
    Messages:
    5,068
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    SF Bay Area
    Very nice, hard to find these days !
     
  17. RLB

    RLB

    Joined:
    Nov 11, 2007
    Messages:
    687
    Likes Received:
    0
    I have the same model and it shoots good. Not a tack driver but does ok.
    Congrats on finding one