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The AMT Hardballer is a short recoil operated, locked breech, semi-automatic pistol chambered for .45 ACP, 10mm Auto, .40 S&W and .400 Corbon ammunition manufactured by Arcadia Machine & Tool, as well as Galena Industries. The weapon was produced from 1977, up until 2002.

AMT Hardballer in Terminator Franchise[]

The Terminator[]

Close-up of the .45 Longslide with laser sighting

The Terminator acquired a number of firearms, including the AMT Hardballer .45 longslide variant equipped with a laser sight, while robbing a pawnshop clerk. The Terminator then used the .45 long slide to kill the wrong Sarah Connor, a second woman with a very similar name and later the real Sarah's roommate Ginger.

The Terminator almost killed Sarah Connor with the weapon before Kyle Reese shot it five times with a shotgun which sent the Terminator flying through the air. The Terminator did not bother to look for the weapon, instead using its Uzi against Kyle, and continued to track down Sarah Connor afterwards. The Terminator

Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles[]

The T-888 with a .45 Long Slide with Laser Sighting

A T-888, whose mission was to terminate Martin Bedell, used the .45 Long slide with laser sighting in the year 2007. The T-888 attempted to assassinate Marty Bedell, firing several shots through his front door before kicking it down.

The weapon was subsequently lost as the T-888 chased John Connor in the woods surrounding the Presidio Alto Military Academy. "Goodbye to All That"

Terminator: Resistance[]


The .45 Long slide can be obtained by the T-800 Infiltrator to use against the Resistance. It is very effective at close range, as well as headshot kills.


The Terminator with a .45 Long Slide with Laser Sighting

  • Though the official make and model of the gun is not named in the film, it is an AMT Hardballer .45 Longslide.
  • In the novelization of the first film, the 45. Longslide with laser sighting is a Colt pistol instead of an AMT Hardballer.

Cameron with a .45 Long Slide with Laser Sighting


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Terminator: The 45 long slide with laser sighting.
Pawnshop Clerk: These are brand new, we just got 'em in. That's a good gun. Just touch the trigger, the beam comes on, and you put the red dot where you want the bullet to go. You can't miss.
The Terminator