Thompson M1928A1 Replica

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Manufacturer: DENIX SPAIN
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MACHINE GUN THOMPSON M1928 A1

 


Manufacturer: Denix Spain (1093)


This weapon is a replica of well known Thompson submachine gun, version M1928, an American submachine gun, invented by John T. Thompson in 1918. The Thompson was also known informally as: the "Tommy Gun", "Trench Broom", "Trench Sweeper", "Chicago Typewriter", "Chicago Piano", "Chicago Style", "Chicago Organ Grinder", and "The Chopper". In 1938, the Thompson submachine gun was adopted by the U.S. military, serving during World War II and beyond. Known as Al Capone weapon.

Specifications:

 Length: 82 cm
Weight: 3,8 kg

The M1928 A1 had provisions for box and drum magazines. It had a compensator, cooling fins on the barrel, employed a delayed blowback action and its charging handle was on the top of the receiver. Thompson M1928 was a very effective submachine gun with fire rate gained 725 shots per minute and effective fire range 50 m. The magazine could be drum or stick-boxed. Presented model has 30-round stick-box for .45 ACP ammo (11.43 x 23 mm). Muzzle velocity reached 285 m/s. Ideal for short distance.

Replica was made of zinc and aluminum alloy and wood.