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#1 Captmiles

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Posted 05 November 2004 - 05:03 PM

I am looking for a blank firing thompson for ww2 reenacting.........Can anyone help !

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#2 The1930sRust

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Posted 05 November 2004 - 06:11 PM

Welcome, Capn! I am sure someone will chime here. Be sure to do a search for blank firing. I bet you'll find a trove of information...
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#3 LIONHART

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Posted 05 November 2004 - 07:24 PM

The Hudson and MCG Blank Tommy's show up from time to time on eBay..
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#4 Chopper28

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Posted 05 November 2004 - 07:32 PM

I have a twenty round magazine for one I will sell for $20 ppd.
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#5 Captmiles

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Posted 05 November 2004 - 08:48 PM

Does anyone have or know of a thompson for sale that i can convert to blank firing?
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#6 LIONHART

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Posted 05 November 2004 - 09:23 PM

Indeed, one can blank a live Thompson, however, it's still a MG, thus subject to all applicable laws, ect. Nor, can one construct a Blank Thompson without prior ATFE approval on said design. The only real alternatives are the two I mentioned above.
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#7 maverick4440

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Posted 06 November 2004 - 05:17 AM

You could buy a semi auto kahr m1a1 and apply for an NFA permit to put the shorter barrel on it. DON"T buy the barrel untill You get approval. Once approved You pay the $200 fee and buy the barrel from Kahr. They have them in stock. then have it mounted. then have it blanked. Reenactment units do allow the semi auto versions provided the barrels are the correct lenth. It's alot cheaper than a full auto and from what I understand its not that difficult to get the approval for the short barrel rifle. Blanking a full auto would make My skin crawl considering the value of the gun and the limited supply of them. they would be acceptable for reenactment.
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PS Don't buy the barrel till You get approval as that could be construed as intent to make an NFA weapon without permission. As silly as it sounds You could end up in hot water over it.

Edited by maverick4440, 06 November 2004 - 05:21 AM.

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#8 younghistorians

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Posted 15 November 2004 - 07:34 PM

Try this:

http://www.machinegu...&f=3&t=2845&hl=
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#9 Hawkeye_Joe

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Posted 15 November 2004 - 07:46 PM

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Does anyone have or know of a thompson for sale that i can convert to blank firing?


Yup... look here... smile.gif

Thompson for sale
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