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#1 ghostsoldier

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Posted 19 March 2006 - 02:35 PM

LIVING THE DREAM!
Well fellas, Thompson M1A1 project has finally reached fruition! It all started back on November 1, 2005, when I picked up the phone and ordered my Tommy from Sarco, and it ended yesterday on March 19, 2006, when I put the finishing touches of cold blueing on the small scuff marks along the barrel. 5 months later, with a little help from my friends (and the ATF blink.gif ), I have now realized one of my goals in WW2 reenacting: having my own SBR Thompson. Here’s a few pics of my new baby…

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And after…

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I wanna take this opportunity to thank all you fellas who gave me advice, tips, loaned tools, spent time with me on the phone, etc…it would have been a lot lonelier (and no doubt costlier) path to take trying to do it by myself. YOU KNOW WHO YOU ARE! Thanks a million! biggrin.gif

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#2 Z3BigDaddy

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Posted 19 March 2006 - 02:41 PM

Now that is saweeeet!





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Posted 19 March 2006 - 02:56 PM

I'll second that.... "Now that is (very) nice "
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Posted 19 March 2006 - 03:02 PM

now that is really nice...i'm glad the dream finally became reality for you...it's when you have that dream,go on the "quest'
and get it done....

and if it's not full auto who care's..it's a tommy....

it's all about the fun...and what keep's ya happy......remember it doe's not have to be a colt, or wes-hurlee..to give you "satisfaction"

do what make's you happy...thats what matter's... good luck,take care,ron
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#5 LIONHART

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Posted 19 March 2006 - 03:05 PM

That's a GREAT looking Tommy!
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Posted 19 March 2006 - 03:34 PM

Aw shucks...(blushing)...thanks, fellas! It means a lot coming from you guys! smile.gif
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Posted 19 March 2006 - 04:29 PM

Nice gun....enjoy! woot.gif
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Posted 19 March 2006 - 04:36 PM

G.S.you know now you have to get another for a safe queen. to keep all the other's happy in the safe..new in box with light coat of oil look's so good. safe queen fetish! however it's not as bad or as addictive as that 'drum fetish" and with the one you have...no problem's just stick's!! many many stick mag's.wink!! take care,good shooting fun...ron/or colt 21a or respected one..or jay-jay, or .....
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Posted 19 March 2006 - 05:35 PM

LOOOKING GOOOODDDD!!! (Bad Freddie Prinz imitation)

Glad I could be of help.. woot.gif
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#10 ghostsoldier

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Posted 19 March 2006 - 06:06 PM

Joe,....You da man! cool.gif
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Posted 19 March 2006 - 06:33 PM

Beautiful piece !! Definately looks like your hard work paid off. Shoot it and have fun biggrin.gif

Edited by docmolar, 19 March 2006 - 06:34 PM.

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Posted 19 March 2006 - 07:34 PM

SWEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEET!
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