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#21 GaryKeim

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Posted 09 July 2018 - 06:05 PM

Happy to say I've got one coming!


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Posted 09 July 2018 - 07:40 PM

Bob,

Please put me on the list also...….I have a lower, etc..

 

Would like to have adjustable rear sight............will this be something where we can order without the stamped rear-sight.......and then install an adjustable rear sight at our location with rivets (?).....or an item that will require screws (?).

 

I guess photos and pricing will firm everything up.

 

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Posted 10 July 2018 - 05:03 AM

Happy to say I've got one coming!


Sweet! It's definitely on my list of things to get once I have the extra money.

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#24 michaelkih

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Posted 10 July 2018 - 05:08 AM

Yea, I'm gonna have to get one of these too.


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Posted 14 July 2018 - 01:07 AM

Should be getting mine within the next week or so!


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Posted 14 July 2018 - 05:36 PM

Bob,

 

Very interested in one of your M1A1 Thompsons. I have an MGC 1928 gun that I have never used and another that is a M1A1 dummy that does not shoot the "special" blanks. Just want more info on the gun and the BATF letter.

 

Thanks!

 

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#27 GaryKeim

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Posted 25 July 2018 - 12:49 PM

I just received mine. First time I ever handled a Thompson... it's smaller than I thought it would be. Fired a shot in my living room last night. Fun!


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Posted 25 July 2018 - 06:47 PM

I just picked up my M1A1 today also my first thompson :)

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Posted 25 July 2018 - 10:51 PM

I just picked up my M1A1 today also my first thompson :)


Been waiting to hear that, congrats. Start a new thread and celebrate. Looking forward to all of the details.
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Posted 26 July 2018 - 07:59 AM

Thanks!! today its going to the range :)


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Posted 20 September 2018 - 09:29 PM

Any of you guys that ordered these in this thread have any updated photos or videos?


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Posted 22 September 2018 - 06:44 AM

Recon put my name in list for the 28 upper
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Posted 10 December 2018 - 10:36 AM

I put my name on the list about a month or so ago.  Has anyone been able to make their own blanks for these?  I hate paying .50 cents each for LIVE rounds much less something that is just a toy.


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Posted 10 December 2018 - 11:08 AM

Bob,

 

Very interested in one of your M1A1 Thompsons. I have an MGC 1928 gun that I have never used and another that is a M1A1 dummy that does not shoot the "special" blanks. Just want more info on the gun and the BATF letter.

 

Thanks!

 

Dan

No need to hesitate. I bought one of the first PO M1A1s, and have been very impressed with it. Workmanship is just excellent.


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Posted 10 December 2018 - 08:11 PM

Bob,

Any word from ATF Tech. Branch on change to .45ACP-Blanks from the current required blanks (?).

 

I would really like to pick up one of these uppers........after the change to use standard .45ACP-Blanks. Keep me on the list till then.

 

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Posted 10 December 2018 - 08:15 PM

On December 1st at Fort Mifflin several of the WW2 Reenactors had them.
My first question to the owner was if the Rounds were fed backwards with the Firing Pin in the Chamber, I had seen a TSMG Full Auto Blank Gun like that at Ft Indian Town Gap, he said no the Rounds face forward in this Gun from Philadelphia Ordinance.
I got to see it up close and was told about the special barrel restrictors that are internal keeping enough gas to move the bolt back to cycle the next round.
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Posted 11 December 2018 - 06:54 AM

The phila ord gun is just like a real full auto in the reciever area just different dimensions on parts. The barrel has three small holes instead of one big hole so no live ammo can be fired. There is a restrictor at the end with a small hole to build pressure to cycle the gun. They work well. A friend of mine was probably one of the guys you saw there firing his at Mifflin.
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Posted 11 December 2018 - 03:39 PM

The phila ord gun is just like a real full auto in the reciever area just different dimensions on parts. The barrel has three small holes instead of one big hole so no live ammo can be fired. There is a restrictor at the end with a small hole to build pressure to cycle the gun. They work well. A friend of mine was probably one of the guys you saw there firing his at Mifflin.
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Posted 11 December 2018 - 03:41 PM

@Roland.
If your Friend's name is Joe D. then it was him.

Edited by jojeep, 11 December 2018 - 03:41 PM.

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Posted 11 December 2018 - 05:06 PM

Yes sir good friend of mine!
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