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#1 rsilvers

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Posted 17 July 2004 - 08:51 PM

Video, please note this Thompson I just got seems to have the wrong bolt in it. Where can I buy a proper early M1 bolt?

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Posted 17 July 2004 - 09:15 PM

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(dude, that ROF on the Thompson is absurd to say the least. Thats over 1000 RPM. Hang onto that 42!)
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Posted 17 July 2004 - 10:14 PM

John Jr. has answered the technical questions - all I have to say is "cool video" - thanks for sharing. biggrin.gif
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Posted 17 July 2004 - 10:20 PM

rsilvers, who shot the video and where? blink.gif tongue.gif Thanks for sharing! biggrin.gif Could you tell us a little about yourself? cool.gif Regards, Walter
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Posted 17 July 2004 - 11:24 PM

Absolutely awsome!!
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#6 rsilvers

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Posted 17 July 2004 - 11:58 PM

I shot the video this morning.
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Posted 18 July 2004 - 12:19 AM

It is amazing that they still allow full-auto in the liberal bastion of Massachusetts. blink.gif That was a very nice film of some great weapons. smile.gif So, I gather you are something of a military firearms collector. Welcome to our group! biggrin.gif cool.gif Regards, Walter
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Posted 18 July 2004 - 08:16 AM

Great video. Holy crap, what were you firing out of that M1? Was that factory ammo or re-loads? I don't think I have ever seen a M1 fire that fast! And yes those 42's will try to run away from you!
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Posted 18 July 2004 - 09:50 AM

Belt fed was an XMG upper on an m16 lower.
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Posted 18 July 2004 - 10:02 AM

I am a WWII buff as well. That was one of the coolest videos I have ever seen. Thanks for sharing.
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Posted 18 July 2004 - 12:05 PM

Or, perhaps, a bolt meant to be used with a blank adapter?
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Posted 18 July 2004 - 12:11 PM

That M1 seems to have some "violent" recoil. blink.gif

I would try another bolt! I would check the buffer also.

Great video! wink.gif

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#13 rsilvers

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Posted 18 July 2004 - 01:14 PM

The M1 was firing 45 ACP.

Just cause I can hold it steady does not mean it was firing .22!

Here is my bolt -- has it been lightened or something?

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#14 Arthur Fliegenheimer

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Posted 18 July 2004 - 01:20 PM

RS,
Skip the Blaster ammo and the Kozlowsky Gunmachines speed bolt before the receiver branches off into two seperate entities. You wouldn't pay $150 for S&H&I of your M1 to PK in Colorado to check out the problems? You gotta pay more than that for your German Shepherd's yearly supply of "NUPRO."

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Posted 18 July 2004 - 03:08 PM

My GSD eats Fromm's Duck and Sweet Potato.

My bolt weighs 781 grams. Is that normal? (27.5 ounces).

What is a "Kozlowsky Gunmachines" speedbolt?




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#16 Arthur Fliegenheimer

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Posted 18 July 2004 - 03:27 PM

RS,
Wow! Never heard of that food. But if it works, it works. I feed my Czech Republic Import GSD Solid Gold Millennium and the Nupro powder. Stuff is killer! He looks very similar to the coloring of your dog, but better proportioned. Sorry, but I am prejudiced!

Koslowsky (his Trinidad, Colorado Company was called "Gunmachines") made lightened bolts and actuators using G.I parts for TSMG's back in the 90's.

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#17 rsilvers

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Posted 18 July 2004 - 03:37 PM

Solid Gold/Fromms/Innova -- there are several good foods.
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Do you think I really have a speed bolt? I posted photos. Frank seems to think my bolt looks correct. I figured it was light but now I don't know what to think.
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#18 Arthur Fliegenheimer

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Posted 18 July 2004 - 05:01 PM

RS,
My post on the Koslowsky bolt crossed your photo post. But your Savage bolt may have been lightened(?) and the combination of the ammo you were using could account for the higher ROF.

Do you use the winch set up for your hund to pull the Hummer out of swamps
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#19 rsilvers

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Posted 18 July 2004 - 05:31 PM

Yes, the winch has rescued me before. Another time I got stuck at low tide and the vehicle was submerged to the steering wheel before two tow trucks could pull me out. I also once rolled it but the roof hit a tree and it did not flip all the way over. I still have a dent on the edge of the roof.
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Posted 18 July 2004 - 05:37 PM

My bolt is 781 grams. I am waiting for someone to tell me the weight of a known-good bolt.

Frank seems to think it might *just* be the ammo.

Do I want a Wolff extra-power recoil spring? I have to order a new firing pin anyway -- mine just broke.
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