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#1 chitowngangster

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Posted 25 August 2005 - 08:14 PM

Hello Tommy gunners,
I just got my Al Capone tattoo done on my arm.Took 7 hours in the chair.A thought came to mind while getting scribed, does anyone have a thompson tattooed on them?Would dig to see pics.

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Edited by chitowngangster, 25 August 2005 - 08:35 PM.

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#2 TM76

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Posted 25 August 2005 - 10:38 PM


Want to get a picture on my arm , of a tommy gun, with a biker holding it and he
is sitting on a panhead motorcycle ( Harley )

Some day

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#3 Zamm

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Posted 26 August 2005 - 05:35 AM

Been trying to figure out how to work a Tommy into
my traditional Japanese Tattoo, an ongoing project.
I'll get one in there somewhere/sometime!
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Posted 26 August 2005 - 08:09 AM

ZAMM...............ouch!

I'm having one drawn up that is a either Hammerhead shark or White shark holding a Thompson w/drum. That will go on my right upper arm/shoulder. I'll work the Harley into it later.
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Posted 26 August 2005 - 09:00 AM

full auto 45,
Man, a Hammerhead and a Thompson, cool!

Ah, an excellent idea, have a traditional
Japanese creature ( hungry ghost, etc...),
holding a thompson.

Thanks Mike!
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#6 chitowngangster

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Posted 26 August 2005 - 09:44 AM

Wow Zamm!!!Freaking awesome tattoo!!The colors are really vibrant.
How long did it take so far?
Mario
Mine is at this link 5th photo down
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Posted 26 August 2005 - 09:49 AM

QUOTE (full auto 45 @ Aug 26 2005, 08:09 AM)
ZAMM...............ouch!

I'm having one drawn up that is a either Hammerhead shark or White shark holding a Thompson w/drum. That will go on my right upper arm/shoulder. I'll work the Harley into it later.

Mike what model Thompson will you be putting on your tattoo?

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Posted 26 August 2005 - 10:46 AM

Mario,
That's a beauty!
this has been about 4 years so far on and off ( lot's on front
and right arm too)
Best Z
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Posted 26 August 2005 - 11:12 AM

1928 style with the comp. With the 50 round drum visable.
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Posted 26 August 2005 - 07:19 PM

What about tatooed BY a Thompson?

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Posted 26 August 2005 - 09:00 PM

Now that would hurt. Unless the artists last name is Thompson.

Any good artists here......with a pencil that is?
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Posted 26 August 2005 - 11:02 PM

QUOTE (Zamm @ Aug 26 2005, 10:46 AM)
Mario,
That's a beauty!
this has been about 4 years so far on and off ( lot's on front
and right arm too)
Best Z

Thank-you Zamm.4 years yikes!!! You're a very patient man!

Mike i think that photo of you with the two thompsons crossing each other would make an awesome tattoo.

1930's rust good you brought that up i have a question, a gangster by the name of Joe Aiello got heavily tattooed by Capone thompsons in 1930.
50 something bullets from two machinegun nests with a third at the ready (Capone's men were meticulous at killing).Aiello begins to run away from one nest and ends up in a cross fire from another.
The papers reported that they removed a pound of lead.Does fifty slugs really equal a pound?
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Posted 27 August 2005 - 08:09 AM

This gives me some great ideas for my next one...I never thought about a Thompson tattoo...after all these years that should have been a no-brainer....now to pick out just the right image..hmmm... dry.gif
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Posted 27 August 2005 - 10:06 AM

One of the beliefs of the religion I practice is that God created man in His own image. Hence no tattoos, no nipple piercing, no hair transplants, no breast implants, etc. We can still look at Pamela Sue Anderson, though, as long as we don't have lust when doing so.

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Posted 27 August 2005 - 01:36 PM

QUOTE (PhilOhio @ Aug 27 2005, 07:56 AM)
QUOTE (chitowngangster @ Aug 26 2005, 11:02 PM)

...The papers reported that they removed a pound of lead.Does fifty slugs really equal a pound?...

Even more. As I recall, one pound = 7000 grains.

I assume the guys were using the standard 230 grain ball loads.

50 of those = 11,500 grains.

11,500/7,000 = 1.64 pounds.

Thank-you Phil!I can always count on you to clear up the technical stuff for me.

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Posted 27 August 2005 - 01:39 PM

QUOTE (Merry Ploughboy @ Aug 27 2005, 10:06 AM)
One of the beliefs of the religion I practice is that God created man in His own image. Hence no tattoos, no nipple piercing, no hair transplants, no breast implants, etc. We can still look at Pamela Sue Anderson, though, as long as we don't have lust when doing so.

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well i guess i'm off to hell then!Any thompsons there?

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Posted 27 August 2005 - 02:21 PM

QUOTE (chitowngangster @ Aug 27 2005, 02:39 PM)
QUOTE (Merry Ploughboy @ Aug 27 2005, 10:06 AM)
One of the beliefs of the religion I practice is that God created man in His own image.  Hence no tattoos, no nipple piercing, no hair transplants, no breast implants, etc.  We can still look at Pamela Sue Anderson, though, as long as we don't have lust when doing so.

MP

well i guess i'm off to hell then!Any thompsons there?

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Don't know about any Thompsons being there but I sure Scarface Al is. biggrin.gif
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Posted 27 August 2005 - 04:42 PM

Yeah, when we die we go to Heaven. Actually, we never die - we live forever. At least it seems like it.
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Posted 27 August 2005 - 04:51 PM

Hey Ploughboy, you've been married a long time, too? laugh.gif
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Posted 27 August 2005 - 09:48 PM

Ok, I admit it, I've never understood tatoos, way too permanent for me. A chick with a tatoo does nothing for me. But I got to ask, Chitown guy, what's the allure? I can see being into the gangster era and Thompsons and such, but why a permanent reminder of a thug, murderer, lowlife, POS? What are you trying to say, death from syphilus triumphs over the law? To me it would be like a Che, Stalin, Hitler or Castro tatoo. Nothing personal but where you coming from with this?
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