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#1 pat k

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Posted 13 June 2004 - 08:57 PM

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#2 The1930sRust

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Posted 13 June 2004 - 09:43 PM

Arizona? Arizona. Hmmmm. That's one of them there big ole squarish western states, huh? Like Colorado? Try Delta.....;-) PK. See the FAQ...
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#3 Grey Crow

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Posted 13 June 2004 - 09:48 PM

I'm sure that there are Thompson smiths out there, but I must say from experiance that PK does a fantastic job. I don't think I would take a chance "again" with someone that thinks they can.
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Posted 14 June 2004 - 09:17 AM

Pat,
I echo Phil's thoughts and also suggest using the archives here. There is a gold mine of info here, all you have to do is use the search. I have picked up an incredible amount of knowledge in the 3-4 months I've been here.
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Posted 14 June 2004 - 10:20 AM

Another good place would be the S.A.R. show held right there in Phoenix every year...of course it isn't unitl December, but would be an excellent place to "network".
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Posted 15 June 2004 - 09:46 AM

I'm in AZ and would be more than happy to shoot any Thompson you purchase on a regular basis so that you can know it works well. I won't even charge you for this service, you just provide the Thompson and ammo. laugh.gif
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#7 Grey Crow

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Posted 15 June 2004 - 10:35 PM

Phil,

I know what you mean. The last time I worked on my Tommy, I broke the head off of the hammer, so off I trod to the store for a BIGGER hammer.

Probably the biggest problem I've had to date was when I put vise grips on the barrel, I ended up with little fins on the fins! Good thing I have a big file, because the bench grinder just made flat spots!

When I sold that barrel, I told the buyer that Capone dropped it while reaching for a beer.
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Posted 16 June 2004 - 07:10 AM

Ron, you were at the SAR show? Did I talk to you or did I miss you? I was in so much aaawh at the show hell I can't remember much of anybody. I should be there again this year. I was pissed i missed the chrome plated Thompson on the table a couple rows from Gordon. Talking and running with Merle, had to go by, on the way back it wasn't there. Finally found it and it was a guy from Indy that had it. He saw me walk by and wondered why I didn't stop to look and play with it, he sold it to the next guy that came by. I was bummed.
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