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Old September 1, 1999, 07:58 PM   #1
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I know that factory MP5s are good to go but what about the HK94s and SP89s that have been converted? Since they've had alot of modifications I wanted to know if they get tempermental and jam or wear out prematurely? I just bought an MP5A3 but I don't actually have it (waiting on the paperwork) and I wanted to know what to expect. Also the gun I bought has a LaFrance sear and an Urbach barrel and I haven't heard about either of them before. Does anyone know anything about the quality of these items? Thanks.

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Old September 2, 1999, 11:43 PM   #2
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I don't have first-hand knowledge of Urbach, however I understand them to be of high quality. You're on your own with the LaFrance sear.

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Old September 5, 1999, 06:12 PM   #3
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Hey MSGBN, I think I saw your gun, is that the one at Scott Moss gun & tackle in CT.?
Sorry, but I had to look at it(Scott said that everyone was admiring your gun)it's a beautiful gun.
I'm new to this full auto stuff, and don't know the answers to your questions, but I have heard that LaFrance sears are pretty good.
Good luck and have fun with your gun.
P.S. Can you let me know how difficult the whole process is.
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Old September 5, 1999, 10:16 PM   #4
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Blades 67,
Thanks for the information. I've been looking for stuff on LaFrance but almost nobody has heard anything on them except that they used to make movie guns.

HKIL,
I guess you saw somebody else's weapon, the one I'm getting should be down in Georgia.
Thanks anyway and I'll give you sitrep on how everything goes paperwork wise. Kraig

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Old September 6, 1999, 02:38 AM   #5
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MSGBN,

If your getting your MP5 from Advanced Arm. Inc. in GA, you will be well taken care of. Kevin is a great guy and he wouldn't be doing you wrong with your purchase. I have bought several items from him in the past and consider Kevin a friend.

I know this doesn't answer your question at all, but when I saw you write GA, Kevin was the first guy I thought of that was selling piece of equipment.

Let us know how it shoots for you. Take care and enjoy it.
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Old September 6, 1999, 03:46 PM   #6
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HiPower1,
Nope, I'm buying it from a place called the Firing Line near Athens GA. I don't know much about them but a buddy of mine knows the guy and he said he's squared away. Thanks for the information anyway.
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