The SS Room Mp40 is it worth it?

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Re: The SS Room Mp40 is it worth it?

Post by Artilleree » 02 Jan 2015 21:49

Ingsoc75, I hate to nag but id love to see some more internal pics before I lay down that kinda dough! Are you still happy with it? Details Is what I crave! :roll:

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Re: The SS Room Mp40 is it worth it?

Post by Ingsoc75 » 05 Jan 2015 14:19

Artilleree wrote:Ingsoc75, I hate to nag but id love to see some more internal pics before I lay down that kinda dough! Are you still happy with it? Details Is what I crave! :roll:
I don't reenact but like the ability to shoot full auto without the $$$ and paperwork. :)

I have both the 35 round magazine (that comes with the BFONG) and a 71 round drum I bought off Gunbroker. BOTH shoot flawlessly!

I got to ring in the new year by shooting off 40 rounds in my backyard! :)

I will post some pics but I can assure you it's very reliable and easy to clean. It disassembles just like the real thing.

The only wrinkle is the ammo. Atlantic Wall Blanks has been out of stock for months. If you can find another source or make your own then your gold!

Pics to follow soon!

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Re: The SS Room Mp40 is it worth it?

Post by Artilleree » 09 Jan 2015 02:57

Thanks Ingsoc 75!

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Re: The SS Room Mp40 is it worth it?

Post by Satter » 11 Jan 2015 15:28

Ingsoc75 wrote:
Artilleree wrote:Ingsoc75, I hate to nag but id love to see some more internal pics before I lay down that kinda dough! Are you still happy with it? Details Is what I crave! :roll:
I don't reenact but like the ability to shoot full auto without the $$$ and paperwork. :)

I have both the 35 round magazine (that comes with the BFONG) and a 71 round drum I bought off Gunbroker. BOTH shoot flawlessly!

I got to ring in the new year by shooting off 40 rounds in my backyard! :)

I will post some pics but I can assure you it's very reliable and easy to clean. It disassembles just like the real thing.

The only wrinkle is the ammo. Atlantic Wall Blanks has been out of stock for months. If you can find another source or make your own then your gold!

Pics to follow soon!
It seems a German reenacting unit bought about a dozen PPSH-41's, and cornered the market on AW's BFONG blank. I spoke to the owner at AW and everytime they make a batch they almost always get bought up in bulk. You need to check everyday and inquire when the next batch will be available. They are in stock right now. 200 rounds for $69.99. I just purchased a bag, so... ;)

Sorry I haven't posted in a while. I'll try to post a review of both the PPSH 41 and MP40 BFONGs when I can.

Cheers!

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Re: The SS Room Mp40 is it worth it?

Post by Artilleree » 11 Jan 2015 17:02

Satter, Ill look forward to you'r reviews as well! Ever get that mp 40 crate?

Anybody know if the 9.3 blanks can be made with the standard 9mm luger shoulder and crimp dies from CDH? I am hoping with some adjustments they will work. I use cut down 223.REM cases.

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Re: The SS Room Mp40 is it worth it?

Post by Satter » 26 Oct 2015 04:57

dixiedrummer wrote:Satter, you probably have an answer for this, but why did you spend 6k on a "fake" gun when you could have spent a little more for the real thing?
Easy. No paperwork needed for an MP40 BFONG. At least not in Texas. :thumbsup:

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Re: The SS Room Mp40 is it worth it?

Post by zenuke » 09 Jul 2019 15:53

I know this is an old thread but...

Anyone still using these? I recently acquired a SS Room MP40 and PPSH41 for not a lot of money.

Trying to figure out how to resolve chain firing issues. Pretty much the MP40 just chain fires through a mag until it happens to empty or jam up. It is impossible to actually just get a round or three off. Also have the same problem with the PPSH41, its a joy burning through a whole drum while you aren't even pulling the trigger anymore.

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