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Old 08-27-2014, 10:13 AM #1
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Question Inherited an old 68 Classic.

I was given an Automag 68 Classic and was wondering what I could do for it. I know nothing about them and would love to get it in fighting shape. it works well now, but I would like to upgrade the barrel and some of the internals (the spring and bolt are a little rusty.) Is there a way to make it automatic? or at least decrease the weight of trigger pull?

Any suggestions/help would be awesome. Thanks!
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Old 08-27-2014, 10:35 AM #2
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You can reduce the weight of the trigger pull. You can make it faster by getting a x valve. A level 10 bolt will keep it from chopping. Barrel, you are kind of stuck, since you can only use a twist-lock style barrel
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You can reduce the weight of the trigger pull. You can make it faster by getting a x valve. A level 10 bolt will keep it from chopping. Barrel, you are kind of stuck, since you can only use a twist-lock style barrel
unless he bought a new body. paintball gateway has one that in AC thread
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Old 08-27-2014, 11:13 AM #4
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That is true. At that point however, you would be better off just selling your gun and buying a new one. The cost really adds up. Believe me, I tried
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That is true. At that point however, you would be better off just selling your gun and buying a new one. The cost really adds up. Believe me, I tried
it does. years ago i was up dating an clasic mag and i would of had 2 mags before i was done
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Old 08-27-2014, 11:26 AM #6
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Ya, I don't feel a need to fully upgrade a mag. Keep it stock or just do simple, cheaper upgrades. Don't completely overhaul the gun. If you are planning on completely overhauling the marker, it will be cheaper and easier to just buy an already built mag
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Old 08-27-2014, 11:58 AM #7
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The only necessary upgrade to a mag is a new barrel. Here's an option: http://www.ebay.com/itm/Automag-DYE-...em259353 eec2
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could you get a twist lock barrel freak bored?
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Old 08-27-2014, 06:44 PM #9
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there are cheaper options. rt valve with a lvl 10 is cheaper than a xvalve. basically does the same thing but weighs more. alot of people either find a nicer twistlock or go with the twistlockk to cocker adapter.

i have both of those for sale and can help you set it up properly just let me know. feel free to pm or email me.
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Old 08-27-2014, 07:36 PM #10
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Doc' Machine makes a Twistlock to Cocker thread adapter. I got it off eBay for ~$40. It's well made and you are no longer stuck using Twistlock barrels.
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Old 08-27-2014, 10:40 PM #11
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Hey, Thanks for the help guys, I am going to look into some of this stuff when I have the cash. I have four guns and nothing that really works for speedball, I was hoping to get this Mag up to shape for it. It's using an old LAPCO Big Shot, and has no internal upgrades (that I know of) I will double check with my old man, but I think other than that barrel that it's all stock.
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Old 08-27-2014, 11:13 PM #12
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Btw, here are some pictures of it.
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Also, here is the spring.

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Old 08-28-2014, 09:00 AM #13
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Nice Mag. That spring will be fine. Just oil everything up. That's a nice barrel too, no need for an upgrade. I wouldn't change anything on that mag.
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Old 08-28-2014, 09:04 AM #14
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Ok, thanks. It'll be nice to get it on the field again. I appreciate the help!
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Old 08-28-2014, 09:05 AM #15
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it looks so clean the way it is, i wouldnt change a thing.
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Old 08-28-2014, 12:09 PM #16
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There's nothing about that Mag that precludes it from being used for speedball. It's already nice and small. Remember that it's the player, not the marker.
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Old 08-28-2014, 02:58 PM #17
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Thanks, I wont change anything on it. Three people offered to purchase it, and I don't plan on ever parting with it since it was one if the first markers I ever used as a child. But, if I were to sell it what should I expect to get for it?
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Old 08-29-2014, 07:51 AM #18
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Old 08-30-2014, 10:34 AM #19
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I paid $130 shipped for mine, without a barrel, and with a Smart Parts Gadget Grip and macroline. So, it was set up exactly as I wanted it. I'd consider that the upper bound of the price range for a Classic and apes' figure the lower end.
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Alright, thanks guys! I was planning on keeping it, it means too much for me to sell. But it's nice knowing how much it's worth, thanks!
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Doc' Machine makes a Twistlock to Cocker thread adapter. I got it off eBay for ~$40. It's well made and you are no longer stuck using Twistlock barrels.
I just bough the last one he had posted today but he said he would have more soon.
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