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#1 HK91

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Posted 17 June 2005 - 05:18 PM

I know that shooting a Thompson SMG is no big deal to you guys, but it is a lot of fun to me. Last night I met with the seller of the W.H. M1 Thompson SMG that I am buying at the range to exchange my NFA paperwork and money.

I asked the seller if he would let me shoot the M1 before I bought it, he agreed and I, along with my father and a friend shot about 300 plus rounds. laugh.gif

I am absolutely thrilled to own a Thompson MG, but I fear that once I start shooting full auto my semi auto ARs HKs and AUGs will no longer thrill me.


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#2 Jay Baker

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Posted 17 June 2005 - 05:31 PM

Congratulations on the M1. I have enjoyed mine, though its been a while since I shot it. You're right about not shooting semi's anymore, as a matter of fact, in a couple of months you'll be looking for your next mg. laugh.gif
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#3 TommyGunner

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Posted 17 June 2005 - 05:53 PM

You lucky Bas....! Congrats! I am green with envy. Pictures please!

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Posted 17 June 2005 - 07:53 PM

QUOTE (HK91 @ Jun 17 2005, 05:18 PM)
I know that shooting a Thompson SMG is no big deal to you guys, but it is a lot of fun to me.

HK91

I've had mine for a year and still get the "Tommygun grin" every time I shoot it. biggrin.gif
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#5 full auto 45

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Posted 17 June 2005 - 09:06 PM

Do you know what the only thing I enjoy more then shooting my Thompson's? Letting someone else shoot my Thompson's and watching their grin. biggrin.gif When I go shooting, I only fire maybe a hundred rounds or so myself. All the others are letting someone else shoot them.
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#6 First Sergeant

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Posted 17 June 2005 - 09:11 PM

Shooting a Thompson SMG is ALWAY'S a big deal to me !! The last time I shot my A/O 27 Thompson was in 1978, that was the year I bought my first full-auto TSMG.

Jay was right, it won't be long before you get the itch for another and then another and then.....

Congratulations !!!

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#7 Roland, Headless Thompson Gunner

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Posted 18 June 2005 - 09:42 PM

I guess a good poll quesition might be: "How often do you flip that fire control lever from Full to Single? Or maybe, "How long does it stay there?"
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Posted 19 June 2005 - 01:35 AM

When shooting my WH M1 TSMG, I shoot on semi for about 3-4 rounds. After that it is 'ROCK & ROLL' ALL THE WAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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#9 Merry Ploughboy

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Posted 19 June 2005 - 07:04 AM

HK91,

Congratulations and enjoy many happy times with your M1 Thompson!

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#10 wildwilly2002

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Posted 19 June 2005 - 07:49 PM

Injoy hk91, your gonna love that gun! I sure dig mine.
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