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#1 reconbob

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Posted 31 July 2018 - 05:54 PM

      I expect to have the M1928/A1 blank guns ready by the middle of September.

 

 To order I need your name, address, phone, etc. and the configuration of gun you

want. When i am ready to ship I will contact you and we can complete the order. I have

some of you already on my list but it can't hurt to double check. You can send me a

PM or email me at Philaord@aol.com or call 215-576-0259.

 

   The gun is identical to an original gun except that it is an ATF approved non-firearm which

feeds, fires, and ejects brass crimp blanks semi and full auto like an original gun. The M1A1

model of the blank gun has been posted and discussed here previously.

 

     I am offering M1928/A1 upper receiver assemblies for those that have a complete parts set which

they can use to finish the gun, and also complete guns.

 

     The receiver assemblies have blanchard ground surfaces and are assembled with finned barrels

with compensators, grip mount, and complete bolt and buffer assembly. The receivers have the

patent number block, are marked Philadelphia Ordnance on the right side. The left side has

generic markings. The compensators are unmarked.

 

    The receivers are drilled and tapped for rear sight screws so you can fit your own sight.

 

    Like the M1A1 the M1928/A1 uses .45 caliber brass crimp blanks which are 50 cents

each and are packed in 200 rd. boxes.

 

    Here are the configurations available:

 

    Stripped barreled receiver assembly no rear sight. - $1995

   (to complete this assembly you need forend and screw, ejector, rear sight (screws are provided)

    frame latch and spring, trigger frame and buttstock assy.

 

    Complete barreled receiver assembly with repro fixed L sight - $2125 

   (this includes all of the small parts listed above with a repro stamped L sight fitted - to finish

    you need trigger frame and buttstock assy.)

 

   Complete barreled receiver assembly with repro adjustable rear sight - $2275

   (same as above but with the rear sight as found on the semi auto)

 

   Complete barreled receiver assembly with original Lyman 55B rear sight - $2475

   (same as above but with Lyman 55B sight)

 

   Complete guns assembled original trig frame and buttstock in VG-EXC condition

 

   M1928A1 with fixed L rear sight - $3300

   M1928A1 with repro adjustable rear sight - $3450

   M1928A1 with Lyman 55B sight - $3650

 

   Guns come with either a 20 or 30 rd. mag.

   Prices do not include shipping and insurance.

   Prices are subject to change as original Thompson parts are fading fast.

 

   Bob Bower/Phila Ordnance

   Philaord@aol.com

   215-576-0259

 

 

 

   

 

  

 

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#2 benedw60

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Posted 01 August 2018 - 11:24 AM

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Posted 01 August 2018 - 11:39 AM

Beautiful, Bob!

 

Question: On the complete guns and uppers with sights already installed, are you using screws or rivets to attach the sights?  


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Posted 01 August 2018 - 12:22 PM

      We usually rivet the sights. The repro semi auto sight is attached with screws.

 

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Posted 01 August 2018 - 01:13 PM

Thanks. What can I place my order for that avoids screws and uses rivets?


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Posted 01 August 2018 - 04:41 PM

   If you want the sight riveted send it and we will rivet.

 

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Posted 01 August 2018 - 06:17 PM

Any possibility of a Colt 21A copy?


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Posted 01 August 2018 - 06:17 PM

Pic of the flip side would be great.rocker action.and the top with site.Colt21ARon

 

outstanding for movie action.


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Posted 04 August 2018 - 08:42 AM

Bob also has M1a1 Complete Blank Firing Guns for sale

 

 

https://www.gunbroke.../item/781527742


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Posted 04 August 2018 - 10:12 AM

Is this info/price list intended only for the members of this board, or can I spread the word near & far like Paul Revere?  (The Thompsons are coming! The Thompsons are coming!)


Edited by 2ndArmored, 04 August 2018 - 10:16 AM.

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#11 reconbob

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Posted 04 August 2018 - 10:45 AM

   Please spread the word. I post here first because this is where the Thompson guys

are and these are an alternative for someone who wants a Thompson but who may not

have the money for a real one (like me) or who may live in a no-MG state.

   But the real audience for these is the battle re-enactors because these have obvious

advantages over real guns. You are not putting your expensive original gun at risk and

you don't to worry about paperwork and security of a real gun. You can easily travel to

events out of state, etc.

 

Bob


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Posted 04 August 2018 - 10:48 AM

   A note on the gun on Gunbroker - the price of the M1A1 ordered direct is $2495.

The $2695 GB price is because  there is 200 rds of ammo included and GB takes

a $100 final value fee.

 

Bob


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Posted 04 August 2018 - 11:11 AM

   Please spread the word. I post here first because this is where the Thompson guys

are and these are an alternative for someone who wants a Thompson but who may not

have the money for a real one (like me) or who may live in a no-MG state.

   But the real audience for these is the battle re-enactors because these have obvious

advantages over real guns. You are not putting your expensive original gun at risk and

you don't to worry about paperwork and security of a real gun. You can easily travel to

events out of state, etc.

 

Bob

 

It shall be done.

 

For those oppressed in the land of the damned (i.e. California), does your non-gun come with non-magazines, or would it be sold to them w/o mags and the inmates are on their own for acquiring "feeding devices"? (That's the state's nomenclature.)


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#14 reconbob

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Posted 04 August 2018 - 04:41 PM

     Guns shipped to states with hi capacity magazine bans are shipped without

a magazine, although I just saw a 30-rd mag with a pop rivet blocking it to 10 rds.

I don't know if this is an approved modification or wishful thinking on the part of

the owner. 

 

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Posted 04 August 2018 - 06:43 PM

It's my understanding that it's wishful thinking.  It used to be OK, but yet another law was passed maintaining that future mags must be manufactured short, not modified long ones.

 

Californians who bought any magazines or drums prior to the state ban (1989) can keep them.  Does your '28 take regular old GI mags or do they have to be modified like the Kahr Arms 1927A1 or is it a proprietary magazine that fits only your product?


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Posted 04 August 2018 - 06:45 PM

   Both the M1A1 and the M1928/A1 use standard G.I.Thompson mags.

 

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Posted 07 August 2018 - 11:59 PM

The specs give the rate of fire as equal to a 1928. Will a 21 style actuator /spring /buffer work in the gun as well ? Just wondering if it would work at the higher ROF.


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Posted 08 August 2018 - 05:02 PM

       While the gun on the outside looks exactly like  M1928/A1, on the inside it is

an M1A1 type bolt but with a ball knob cocking handle.  So there is no way to

modify to M1921.

 

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Posted 08 August 2018 - 05:15 PM

Roger that.  Can you show us a photo of the innards ? The overall gun looks sweet !


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Posted 09 August 2018 - 12:11 PM

   When I get a chance I will take a photo but the inside is virtually identical to M1A1 and

you would not see a difference. The hole bottom half of the gun - trigger frame and stock

is same as M1A1.

 

Bob


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