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The Tommy gun is often called a Chicago Typewriter - when shot at the paper human-form targets, it sounds just like an old manual typewriter.
Last time I looked, the Chicago Typewriter, circa 1921-28 in good condition, runs between eight and ten grand, if you can find somebody willing to turn one loose.
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