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#1 Warden

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Posted 24 April 2005 - 07:37 PM

Hey everybody, I picked up an older 1927A-1 last weekend and there are a few things that I want to have done to it. #1) The barrel has got to go. I'm Going to get a new one from Damon, and have the cutts comp. slid over it. (total 16.25" overall). #2) I want to put a 1928 buttstock on it. I'll need to have the frame milled (resembling a full auto) so that the top of the stock will be flush with the receiver. (not .25" below). #3) Misc. other stuff... re-finishing, EZ pull springs, etc... Oh yeah, where can I get a bolt knob that looks like the round full auto ones? If anyone out there has had these things done to their semi auto, could you let me know about it, and if you have photos of this type of work on your Thompson, could you please post them. thanks. Dave
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Posted 24 April 2005 - 07:41 PM

Send the knob off your gun to PK and he will turn it to the shape of the full auto gun. He took a 28 lower and mated it to a 27 and installed a bolt hold open device on a 27 which I own. Many photos of other guns which PK has converted are in prior posting. There are many prior postings....
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Posted 24 April 2005 - 08:28 PM

Warden,
Here's a photo of PK's actuator shaping
from a stock 27A1 to a more proper shape
enjoy, Zamm
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Posted 24 April 2005 - 08:40 PM

Thanks Zamm, I'm trying to see if anyone has photos of a S.A. 1927A-1 frame milled to accept a buttstock adapter. also, I want to see a 16.25" bbl and a 18.25" bbl to see the diffrence. I appreciate any advise and all photos. Thanks again. Dave
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Posted 24 April 2005 - 09:23 PM

QUOTE (Warden @ Apr 24 2005, 08:40 PM)
Thanks Zamm, I'm trying to see if anyone has photos of a S.A. 1927A-1 frame milled to accept a buttstock adapter. also, I want to see a 16.25" bbl and a 18.25" bbl to see the diffrence. I appreciate any advise and all photos. Thanks again. Dave

Warden, Damon at Tommygunner manufactures Stock Slide Adapters. Or he can attach one to your Frame. A couple of options with those. I also understand that Doug Richardson will again be manufacturing his '21/28 Cocking Knobs for the '27. Without a doubt, his are the absolute BEST by far.
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#6 Zamm

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Posted 24 April 2005 - 09:29 PM

Warden,
Here's my 27A1 frame with the added piece to accept the 28 buttstock
just like a 28. Both Damon and PK do this makeover.
I really don't have a comparison barrel shot for you.
Do a search on the board, you will find plenty of side by sides for the 2" shorter barrel.
Best, Z

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#7 Warden

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Posted 24 April 2005 - 09:35 PM

That frame is really nice. I'm going to call Damon tomorrow. Thanks Zamm
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Posted 25 April 2005 - 06:13 AM

Phil--
I think the simpler explanation is that Zamm was suckled by wolves from birth, and he re-lives his fetish with tactile experiences.
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Posted 25 April 2005 - 07:24 AM

Phil,
Although your theory has merit and considerable value,
I must own up to Sgt. "outing" me on the multiple wolf-nipple thing! biggrin.gif

And by the way Phil, that model was the 1942A"BS"F which had the 3 actuators on top and
two on the side... (in mil. speak: "1942A Bullsh*t form" ) biggrin.gif

I can't believe I'm calling what we have done by PK and Damon "makeovers" !!!!
What is this, the bloody Oprah show ! laugh.gif

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Posted 25 April 2005 - 09:54 AM

O.K. Z, We won't call these "makeovers", we'll call them "customizations".
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Posted 25 April 2005 - 01:53 PM

Warden,
Deal.
That sounds a bit more "macho" wink.gif
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