TMP/MP9 civi?


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Foxtrot427
May 6, 2006, 11:26 AM
I have heard there will be civilian legal MP9. I know B&T makes a semi auto MP9. Id love one with that rifle stock and a 16in bbl.

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mp510
May 6, 2006, 12:13 PM
http://world.guns.ru/smg/smg37-e.htm

I have never seen one. The MP-9 is very UZI reminscint in action design IMHO.

Foxtrot427
May 6, 2006, 06:24 PM
I dont think its the same gun. Here is a link to one on DSA

http://www.dsarms.com/item-detail.cfm?ID=BTMP9&storeid=1&image=MP9.gif&CFID=8748955&CFTOKEN=24519135

Its the Steyr TMP from a new company that bought the rights to it or something.

beerslurpy
May 6, 2006, 07:32 PM
The Ruger MP9 was invented by the same guy who did the Uzi. He worked with Ruger for a while in the 80s I think. He said it was the best SMG ever. Obviously he is biased towards the uzi design style and 9x19mm, but I wouldnt have minded owning one.

Stupid 86 ban.

The new MP9 by BT is derived from the Steyr TMP and is a different design. Steyr sold them the blueprints and stuff. The semiauto TMP sucked because the real TMP has a 2 stage trigger where the first stage is semiauto and squeezing harder makes it go FA. When they converted it, you had a very long sloppy trigger pull to get to the SA position.

Foxtrot427
May 7, 2006, 07:19 PM
hmmm. I still want one. Especially a rifle version

Leif
May 8, 2006, 12:45 PM
Are you thinking of the Steyr SPP (http://remtek.com/steyr/spp/spp.htm) perhaps? Not a rifle, but a semiauto relative of the Steyr TMP.

Foxtrot427
May 8, 2006, 03:04 PM
Oh yeah. I know. B&T bought the design though. I was hoping there would be a new civi B&T MP9

Foxtrot427
May 23, 2006, 06:45 PM
update!

I got an email back from DSA that said:

"Hi Nick,

Sorry for taking so long to get back to you. We have been very behind on
e-mails.

Thanks for your kind words. Please be patient, as we are working on a
civilian version of the MP-9 for you.

Keep in touch with us and stay tuned for updates. Good things do come to
those who wait.

Thank You!"

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