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K'nex - 1942 M1A1 Thompson Review

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Hey guys, this is replica of the M1A1 Thompson sub machine gun used by the United States Of America in WW2, The Korean War and it was also used by the Viet Cong in the Vietnam War.

 

Instructions - http://www.instructables.com/id/Knex-M1A1-Thompson-Instructions/

 

There were many different models of  the Thompson like the M1919, M1921, M1923, M1927, M1927A1, M1927A3, M1927A5, M1928, M1928A1, M1 and M1A1, basically all these different types of the Thompsons had different parts, design, ammo and rate of fire. In the old days, there were many names for the Thompson such as the ''Trench Boom", "Chicago Typewriter", "The Chopper" and the classic name that we all know the "Tommy Gun".

 

Anyway let's talk about the M1A1 Thompson, it's not my own design since I followed the instructions from Rofl495. After I finished building it, I made few adjustments to make it look a lot better.

 

The differences between my M1A1 and Rofl495 M1A1:

. I have made the stock slightly smaller so you have a better eye view through the iron sights

· I have made the hand grip at the front more comfortable to grip with.     

. Rol495 shoots grey connectors, mine doesn't because it is just a model       

 

Good Points

· Comfortable Hand Grip

· Good Iron Sights

· Removable Magazine

. Very Realistic

 

Bad Points

· The Stock Is Flimsy

. Uses A Lot Of Cut Pieces

 

Specifications For A Real Thompson

· Designed - 1917 and 1920   

· Number Built - 2,700,000 million

· Ammo - 11.43×23mm 45 ACP

· Rate Of Fire - 600 to 1500 Rounds Per Minute

· Powered - Blowback and Blish Lock

· Magazine - 20 or 30 Round Box Magazine (The M1A1 and M1 Thompson do not accept the 50 or 100 Round Drum Magazine)

· Range - Between 55 & 220 yards

 

Overall I really love this. I like the feel you get when you handle it and it is very well detailed. RolfI495 has made one of the very best M1A1 Thompson on Instructables because he made instructions and it looks fantastic.

 

In Call Of Duty: Zombies, the M1A1 Thompson appears only in the maps Nacht Der Untoten, Verruckt, Shi No Numa and Der Riese in World At War from the Mystery Box for 950 points or 1200 points of the wall. In the re-mastered versions on Black Ops it is only available off the wall. The M1927 only appears in Black Ops II in the maps Mob Of Dead of the wall for 1500 points. In Origins it is only obtained from Mystery Box for 950 points. They are both fairly good Pack-A-Punch weapons when they are combined with Speed Cola and Double Tap or Double Tap 2.0 and the exception that ammo can be bought off the wall except for Origins.

 

Hope everyone has a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

 

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War pig2 months ago
That's cool!!!!
Zombiekiller-93 (author)  War pig2 months ago

Thanks War Pig

You should make the gangster Thompson
Zombiekiller-93 (author)  War pig2 months ago

Hmm that might be a bit difficult

Your welcome
AUG-5OM33 months ago
Holy shit! dat stock! overall great gun. it just needs some filling but other than that very good job.
Zombiekiller-93 (author)  AUG-5OM33 months ago
Thanks AUG
Blue Mullet 23 months ago
Awesome!
Zombiekiller-93 (author)  Blue Mullet 23 months ago
Thanks Mullet
Nice one!
Zombiekiller-93 (author)  TheAwesomestDude3 months ago
Thanks Awesome
Yup :)
dr. richtofen3 months ago
This is probably one of the most accurate looking Thompsons on the site. The stock (and maybe trigger guard) could maybe be cleaned up a little, but other than that, it looks really great.
Good job!
Zombiekiller-93 (author)  dr. richtofen3 months ago
Thanks Dr Richtofen
You're welcome :)
Wow looks good!
Zombiekiller-93 (author)  sandroknexmaster3 months ago
Thanks Sand
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