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AMT Model Automag IV

Produced:1992 - 2001
Caliber:.45 Win Mag
Action:recoil operated semi-automatic
Trigger:single-action (SA)
Safety:slide mounted firing pin block
Frame:stainless steel
Grips:grooved Lexan
Sights:adj. Millett rear sight
Barrel Length:6.5 in.
Overall Length:No Data
Height:No Data
Width:No Data
Weight:46 oz.

Manufacturer:Phone Number:
AMT-High Standard Manufacturing Co.800-272-7816
5200 MithcelldaleWebsite:
Houston TX 77092www.highstandard.com
Importer:Phone Number:
Used Est.:$445
Last Update: 5/6/2017

Caliber:.45 Winchester Magnum
Muzzle Velocities - from1150to1850ft/sec
Muzzle Energies - from934to1406ft-lb
Bullet Weights - from185to320gr

Ranking Factors
Power Factor:377982- IDPA Rating Calculation
Recoil Factor:25.15 ft-lb- Standard Free Recoil Calculation
Total Capacity:8 rounds- Includes Chambered Rounds
Concealability:No Data
Defense Factor:No Data

About the Manufacturer:
Arcadia Machine & Tool, or AMT, was a firearms manufacturer from Irwindale, California that produced a line of pistols using the name AutoMag from 1982 to 1995. These semi-automatic pistols carried a name similar to the sole pistol model that the defunct Auto-Mag Coproration had previously produced. But, there is no connection other than the name similarity.

AMT did not fare well in business and eventually went bankrupt. AMT's assets and trademark were acquired by IAI (Irwindale Arms Incorporated). Later, in 1998, Galena Industries of Sturgis, South Dakota purchased the company and produced firearms in the style of AMT's until 2001. They were finally acquired by the High Standard Manufacturing Company of Houston, Texas. High Standard still produces various models under the AMT brand, based on original AMT designs.
About the Cartridge:
This cartridge was introduced by Winchester in 1979 to be used in the gas-operated Wildey pistol. Winchester's new pistol was not much of a success, but the powerful .45 Wincheter Magnum cartridge was. The cartridge is essentially an elongated version of the .45 ACP round. It was the most powerful semi-auto cartridge of its time, until the introduction of the .50 Action Express in 1988.
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