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Handgun Radio 393 – The Thompson Submachine Gun with Tex!

Hello and welcome to Handgun Radio! I’m your host Ryan Michad from the wild woods of Central Maine, and this is your home for all the news, information and discussion in the handgunning world!

This week, we talk about the Thompson Submachinegun with Tex!

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Week in Review:

Ryan: -Homemade teriyaki jerky on the smoker (Sliced fresh ginger, rice vinegar, soy sauce, dark brown sugar, sesame seed oil, black pepper and 3 tsp of curing salt)

-Smoked Salsa…so good. 



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Drink Segment:  Spirt Hound Distillery

Patriot Patch Co FRN Giveaway Loadout Contest!:

But first….we want to tell you about a giveaway that our good friends at Patriot Patch Company are doing! 

We are going to do another loadout episode, which I know you all love! We have teamed up with Patriot Patch Company to give away some patches to our listeners! All you have to do is go like the Handgun Radio FB page (if you have facebook) and ask to join the Handgun Radio Discussion Group on FB. Also, send in your loadout ideas for an upcoming episode. 

The topic is: “You are a private investigator in Los Angeles circa 1992-1996  with a magical permit to carry whatever you want, in four categories: 1.) Primary Handgun (and method of carry)  2.) Backup gun (and method of carry) 3.) Long Gun (Can be SBR or shorty shotgun like Kurt Russell in Dark Blue) and 4.) Vehicle (have fun with this).

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Main Topic: Thompson Submachine Gun with Tex!

-Thompson Submachine Gun Models (1921, M1928A1, M1,M1A1)

-Intracicies of taking the gun apart, parts, etc.

-Problems that could arise?

-Ammo sensitivity with an open bolt submachine gun?

Wrap Up:

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Until Next Week, Have fun and Safe Shooting!!!