Posted 08 September 2003 - 07:46 PM
The MP5 is a Hard Times, so its not the most desirable when it comes to looks, but it is quiet and the most reliable mg I've ever owned.
What are my fellow Thompson enthusiasts' opinions on this matter?
Posted 08 September 2003 - 09:07 PM
I personally would not trade an MP-5 for a WH gun, but that's just me. You could probably get into an M16 with that MP5. Which other Thompson do you have?
Posted 09 September 2003 - 01:52 AM
Posted 09 September 2003 - 05:57 PM
Posted 09 September 2003 - 06:46 PM
The M-16 will keep you busy for a while with the different accessories.
Posted 09 September 2003 - 09:29 PM
Unless you are really bored and need to get rid of the MP5, I'd hold onto it. Definite cool (and quiet) factor. Or........
You could sell the MP5 and get a Sterling. The Sterlings are sleepers and are probably the next big thing. They are really classy pieces. I wish I had gone that route. Buy a bunch of uppers for the M16 and a Powder Springs M10 in .45 with the change. Just my biased opinion.
Posted 10 September 2003 - 06:27 AM
The first machinegun I ever owned, was an StG44. I sold it last year. It ran somewhat erratically with the 30-60 year old ammo I had bought at 35-50 cents per round. But now, that 8MM Kurz is over a dollar. That's approaching Browning .50 caliber territory, so I was shooting it less and getting less joy. I replaced it was an M-16 and put the extra cash in the bank.
The MP40 will stay, but my goal is to replace the Wilson with an original. And I have little doubt that I will likely buy another MP5 when the right one comes along. Sterlings are ok, or should I say stenlings, shot one owned by a shooting buddy, just haven't gotten the bug for that one.