Tag Archives: THompson

What’s in the tin?

A slightly exaggerated rendition of both effect and capacity, but a neat movie fragment nonetheless.

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“This machine kills Fascists”

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Thompson submachine gun in .22LR

The gun is essentially recoilless. The 30rd magazines come from Black Dog Machine.

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Getting ready for a big weekend.

I am planning two range days this weekend. Mostly shooting 22s, but a few larger guns are coming along. That means loading up magazines, too. The original “damned Yankee rifle that they load on Sunday and shoot all week!” held … Continue reading

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The best 1927 Thompson movie scene

Miller’s Crossing has one of the best choreographed Thompson submachine gun scenes. I just have still photos of the 1927-A1 semi-auto carbine with a 100-round “pizza platter” drum.

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“Last chance to back down!”

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She’s up to something

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The loudest girl on this beach

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Thompson girl

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Why settle for a can of whoopass when you can have a whole drum?

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And for the rest of us…

…there’s the forward pistol grip.

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