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#1 Bob

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Posted 09 September 2003 - 11:03 PM

Pre-sample for pre-sample...I got the bug for another big gun and a BAR would be a nice fit. What do you guys think?
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#2 The1930sRust

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Posted 10 September 2003 - 05:15 AM

I would...
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#3 Bisley45

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Posted 10 September 2003 - 05:27 AM

Ditto, or maybe a Colt Monitor.....
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Posted 10 September 2003 - 05:40 AM

I'd go for it.
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Posted 10 September 2003 - 07:06 AM

In a heart beat; I'd love to have a BAR!
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Posted 10 September 2003 - 07:42 AM

Start the paperwork before it's gone.
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#7 Johnny.45

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Posted 10 September 2003 - 01:43 PM

Bob,

You need a B.A.R. for your collection.

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#8 LIONHART

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Posted 10 September 2003 - 03:11 PM

Those are two NICE M1 Thompsons you have Bob. Though I don't think I would trade...No I wouldn't.
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#9 SecondAmend

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Posted 10 September 2003 - 04:17 PM

Compromise - keep both Thompsons and buy the BAR outright.
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Posted 10 September 2003 - 04:31 PM

I support SecondAmend.
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Posted 10 September 2003 - 08:33 PM

no, i don't think you should do that. instead you should let ME get the B.A.R.

but really i would trade a 2nd thompson in a second!!
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Posted 10 September 2003 - 08:48 PM

I've shot TSMG's and BAR's. They are two totally different animals. I like them both. BAR is more expensive to shoot but parts are readily availble and mags are cheap. Recoil is mild and the power is incredible. Clyde Barrow would atest to that. If you really like the BAR and it is in good shape I don't think you could go wrong. You see alot more TSMG's floating around than BAR's. Keep the best TSMG and get a real powerhouse in the BAR. Just my .02
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#13 Bob

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Posted 14 September 2003 - 10:59 PM

Well...good news! still have the Thompson and a new BAR (not really new '44). Just couldn't bring myself to trading in my mint AOC M1.
Slow speed is a hoot! Ran a few mags at the pit and what a sweety in prone, off hand and off the hip. biggrin.gif
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Posted 15 September 2003 - 08:40 AM

Congratulations. That is Outstanding.

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Posted 16 September 2003 - 12:24 PM

Congrats Bob! I'm sure your very pleased. Who wouldn't be! wink.gif
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#16 Arthur Fliegenheimer

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Posted 16 September 2003 - 04:58 PM

Bob,
Did you purchase Griffith's Winchester B.A.R.?

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#17 Bob

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Posted 16 September 2003 - 09:29 PM

No, I picked up a New England. Some day I'll get a 1918...boy that would be sweet.

Can't wait to get a good picture of the Thompson, brace of 1911's and the BAR resting on my 1931 ford coupe. But may have to wait till the rain stops, in about 6 months!
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