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CMP article in FMG magazine

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CMP article in FMG magazine

#1 Post by 72 usmc » Sun Oct 21, 2018 3:32 pm

The new special issue of Guns magazine FMG, SURPLUS: vintage & classic firearms , 2019, Volume 82 is out on the mag racks and has an interesting write up by Frank Jardim, Arms of the Free World; CMP M1911s and Garands you can own, pp. 50-55 . It's about the costs and problems encountered in the Philippines in attempting to secure the M1s and the hoops one has to jump through to get a 1911 auto. Worth a read. There is also this CMP video most have seen:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b1-bshef-G8

Also there is an interesting review, also by Frank, pp. 60-63; of the 9mm German made, American Tactical, MP 40 reproduction machine pistol.
https://www.americantactical.us/5721/detail.html
https://www.thetruthaboutguns.com/2017/ ... un-review/
This is a good issue with some interesting articles.

American Tactical MP 40 :arrow:

The 9mm has its problems, but sounds better than the Umarex Legends MP40 BB Submachine Pistol at $200. A problematic BB shooter, one can see the many reviews at Pyramid Air or Airgun Depot. Here is a company review: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I1F8wutcBN8

I am not sure if some of the frame/ body parts of each reproduction actually interchange---- they do not with a real MP 40. see
https://www.airgundepot.com/umarex-lege ... e-gun.html

So on top of the MP 40 9 mm real firearm price, you need a quality reproduction sling and an Atlantic Wall trigger bar and barrel nut kit see ( http://www.atlanticwallblanks.com/GSG-M ... p_516.html ), and a replacement spring for the mag button as well as a few more $50 magazines for the Machine pistol. A big concern is loss of the cocking/charging handle due to a weak spring. This part seems unavailable and company response is poor. The warranty seems not worth the paper it's written on. :naughty:
MP 40 videos

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iaAmrYmW4ME
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bIduvCQN3wk
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lGISo6rnyoA
Problems :roll: :roll: :roll: :think: :snooty:

This great info is done by Jake's Custom Gun Parts and I thank them for the informative videos:
Trigger bar https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8eImAzC8QfI
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FQLIsX4x4bY
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2l8tPcqzBKA
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cjSVF3zf0R4
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=woS6Yxcosm0
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jKm3PDtjn5w
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