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#1 John Dillinger

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Posted 29 March 2020 - 10:31 AM

Put this together over the last 6 months as a 'tribute'to those lawless times in 1920s & 30s America.
Any gangster worth his salt would want his Thompson locked and loaded and ready to go so a suitcase fitted the bill perfectly with just the buttstock unattached although I did start off with a violin case but the collection quickly out grew it.
Had to 'make do' with a Savage 1942 produced 1928A1,alas that's all the budget would allow for but it's a Thompson never the less.
Now all I need to finish the job is a BAR and a Smith & Wesson 38 I reckon $$$$


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Edited by John Dillinger, 29 March 2020 - 10:39 AM.

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#2 hawksnest

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Posted 29 March 2020 - 11:01 AM

Nice job!  American ingenuity!


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#3 John Dillinger

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Posted 29 March 2020 - 11:29 AM


Nice job!  American ingenuity!


Cheers Hawksnest 👍

Edited by John Dillinger, 29 March 2020 - 11:30 AM.

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#4 ghostsoldier

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Posted 29 March 2020 - 12:07 PM

Wow...that's definitely impressive! :)

 

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#5 John Dillinger

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Posted 30 March 2020 - 05:24 AM

Wow...that's definitely impressive! :)
 
Rob

Thanks for the positive feedback Rob much appreciated.

Paul

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#6 Tiz

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Posted 30 March 2020 - 03:47 PM

Just curious, since you reside in England are any of these shooters?


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#7 John Dillinger

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Posted 30 March 2020 - 04:09 PM

Just curious, since you reside in England are any of these shooters?


No strictly verboten over here so we have to make do with deactivated weapons.
Works of art though and pieces of history.
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Posted 30 March 2020 - 05:10 PM

Just curious, since you reside in England are any of these shooters?


No strictly verboten over here so we have to make do with deactivated weapons.
Works of art though and pieces of history.

They truly are pieces of history and one has to admire the workmanship, the art, the mechanical function, and the inventive inspiration that goes into any firearm.

Great Display. Stay Safe


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#9 John Dillinger

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Posted 31 March 2020 - 04:13 PM


Just curious, since you reside in England are any of these shooters?


No strictly verboten over here so we have to make do with deactivated weapons.
Works of art though and pieces of history.
They truly are pieces of history and one has to admire the workmanship, the art, the mechanical function, and the inventive inspiration that goes into any firearm.
Great Display. Stay Safe


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#10 John Dillinger

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Posted 31 March 2020 - 04:15 PM




Just curious, since you reside in England are any of these shooters?

No strictly verboten over here so we have to make do with deactivated weapons.
Works of art though and pieces of history.
They truly are pieces of history and one has to admire the workmanship, the art, the mechanical function, and the inventive inspiration that goes into any firearm.
Great Display. Stay Safe
Cheers Tiz same to you.

Edited by John Dillinger, 31 March 2020 - 04:22 PM.

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#11 Colt Chopper

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Posted 02 April 2020 - 09:45 PM

Very nice display.
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#12 John Dillinger

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Posted 04 April 2020 - 05:04 AM

Very nice display.


Cheers Chopper.
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Posted 05 April 2020 - 12:23 AM

That's really cool!


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#14 John Dillinger

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Posted 05 April 2020 - 02:45 PM

That's really cool!


Cheers Max
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#15 Colt Chopper

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Posted 11 May 2020 - 08:36 AM

Latest addition to my gangster display, something different !

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#16 John Dillinger

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Posted 18 May 2020 - 03:47 PM

Like it.
45apc shells?
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Posted 18 May 2020 - 05:27 PM

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Posted 19 May 2020 - 03:06 PM

Really nice display, thanks for sharing.
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