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#1 must

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Posted 02 November 2003 - 08:16 PM

wink.gif On Monday on mail call they are comparing the Thompson vs. the German MP-40. I vote for the Thompson! cool.gif. It is on two different times, 6 & 10 p.m. M.S.T. laugh.gif laugh.gif laugh.gif
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#2 Ron Mills

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Posted 02 November 2003 - 08:22 PM

Hey, I'll tune in! Hadn't seen that one yet (maybe it's new). Thanks for the tip. And we all know which one will (or darn well should) win. I wonder which Tommy they'll have. I'm sure we'll all reconoiter, reconvene, reassemble, whatever, on Tuesday.

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#3 Arthur Fliegenheimer

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Posted 02 November 2003 - 09:56 PM

It's a repeat. Gunny uses a Savage 1928. He proclaims his love for the TSMG over the MP-40.
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Posted 03 November 2003 - 08:29 AM

Well, thanks, Arthur! Why not just tell me the butler did it tongue.gif
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Posted 03 November 2003 - 09:11 AM

Yea rust, what you said. Bummer. It ought to be a good show. I've got both so It'll be fun to watch. My wife hates R. Lee. I'll make her suffer through it!!! hehehehehehehe ! biggrin.gif
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Posted 03 November 2003 - 10:55 AM

I have my R.Lee motivational figure (doll as my wife says) sitting on top of the safe. My wife loves R. Lee, no Brickyard I won't trade either! laugh.gif
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Posted 03 November 2003 - 08:00 PM

Oooh-Rah! It's on!
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Posted 03 November 2003 - 08:29 PM

He hit more watermellons with the MP40 but he was waste firing both of them, I believe.
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Posted 03 November 2003 - 08:31 PM

Aw, man! Give me a Thompson any day!

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Posted 03 November 2003 - 08:36 PM

Yeah, go R. Lee Ermey!! Rah, rah!! Marines, R.Lee and the NRA all the way!! biggrin.gif blink.gif laugh.gif laugh.gif Chris, I understand and agree with the sentiment, "Muslims of the World: God I hate you guys..." However, in this politically correct, anally retentive 'day and age' you may be charged by some nut case with a speech crime, a thought crime and/or a 'hate crime'! blink.gif mad.gif tongue.gif laugh.gif laugh.gif laugh.gif Regards, Walter
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Posted 03 November 2003 - 08:36 PM

Funny how a slower firing subgun, machinepistol, is more accurate. That is why the U. S. Navy, then the rest of the military, ordered the Colt in the 1928 configuration.
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Posted 03 November 2003 - 08:45 PM

I'll still wave my flag for the Thompson any day of the week. The watermelon sequence could've been favored toward the 28 Savage for hits with a different film take, too.
I liked the sequence with the MP40, '28, and the ole slow M3. Man, those Grease Guns putter along. And talk about LOUD! Anyway, I loved the episode. Gunny is a keeper.
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Posted 03 November 2003 - 09:21 PM

I say, give me both dammit! laugh.gif i love them both! biggrin.gif one for each hand! the worst part is, i don't have cable/satellite for my tv! So, i missed the episode as always, when i can watch the History channel, they have the history of the sewing machine or something like that on. Hardly anything cool! mad.gif
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Posted 03 November 2003 - 09:23 PM

Watching the history of the Screaming Eagles (as many of you no doubt are). Just heard a quote from one of them, "I was carrying a Tommy gun. I let out a burst of fire. Someone was approaching and didn't give the correct signal (paraphrasing here). So I let out a burst from the Thompson. Killed that cow right there...".
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Posted 03 November 2003 - 09:43 PM

Got both a TSMG and an MP40. Both are neat and fun to shoot. Wish they showed more of the guns firing and more angles. Either in the hands of a capable shooter will do the job. The M3 puts me to sleep. I loved the episode where he shot the MP44 (except where they don't own up to the truth and admit the commies pretty much copied it in the AK47). Can't wait to shoot my 44 one of these days.

Re: R. Lee: My wife is always quick to remind me "Hey, that's the guy who said he was g-a-y and kissed Jack Black at the end of "Saving Silverman". I could have done without that part. Amanda Peet tongue.gif smile.gif tongue.gif
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Posted 03 November 2003 - 09:47 PM

Oh now come on... give the LNSB a chance. Ya got'ta be on the inside of this one to ever figure out LNSB but, non-the-less, it ain't a bad gun ....

PS - PK made this one run pretty well too !!!!

CA - I got to travel soon, should I bring the "ugly duckling"?

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Posted 03 November 2003 - 09:52 PM

Thanks for sharing Brickyard. I hope to pick one of those up too, if I ever escape from New Yorkislavia!! ohmy.gif blink.gif biggrin.gif laugh.gif
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Posted 03 November 2003 - 10:00 PM

Walter:

Spent a week with my friend from Avon. Went to shoot with him in Rust country but, he was "unsure". What do you breed into these guys from NY anyway????

Move. I know it's a beautiful place but ... move! Shoot with volume control control!!!!

Maybe CA and I'll get some videos of the "ugly ducking".

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Posted 03 November 2003 - 10:49 PM

I know we're starting to "cross boards" here with the MP40, but I just thought of something else to further cross-platform: As slow as the M3 shoots, and as fast as the PPSh 41 shoots, why the hell did we pit the M3 against the PPSh 41 in Korea??? I know there were Thompsons in Korea too, but the M3 was the replacement (we know what we all think about that). Guess I should worry more about the house payment rather than that scenario, but it donna make no sense to me. Just my usual -.02 cents.
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Posted 04 November 2003 - 06:54 AM

Ok I found it. Here's the difference between the MP40 & the Thompson.....in video form that is.

Brickyard's MP40

Now the Thompson.....

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