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#1 Ron Mills

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Posted 13 August 2019 - 09:30 PM

Just saw it, so passing it along. Appears to be the new good "Taiwan" drums.
http://www.e-sarcoin...n-50-round.aspx

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#2 ViperEater

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Posted 13 August 2019 - 10:38 PM

Thx!


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Posted 14 August 2019 - 11:27 AM

Maybe Sarco knows something about a high capacity mag ban that we don't.

 

Be well.


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Posted 14 August 2019 - 04:45 PM

Two or more for $126.00 each


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Posted 14 August 2019 - 10:02 PM

Those drums are maybe .0001% of the standard capacity mags in Sarco's inventory.

My guess is they just haven't been moving lately, so Sarco is trying to stir the pot.

 

Still not sure if these are the same quality as the well regarded L drums imported around 5-6 years ago.

Anyone know for sure?


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#6 67ray

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Posted 15 August 2019 - 10:48 AM

$150 again


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#7 Tiz

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Posted 15 August 2019 - 03:44 PM

$150 again

Sales must have picked up.


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Posted 15 August 2019 - 11:25 PM

do they need to be greased and how will they run in a 1927 semi auto closed bolt?


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Posted 18 August 2019 - 05:21 PM

All drums need to be greased, as far as I know.  They will work better and less wear on them.


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Posted 18 August 2019 - 08:53 PM

The only place the grease serves any real purpose is over the rotor detents -the "clicks" when winding.

The shaft rotation is so slow that a shot of any lube, CLP, etc., would easily handle that part.

Unfortunately, the only easy way to get grease where needed is by pumping the grease in through the center.

This puts enough grease inside to lube dozens of drums, if it could be applied only where needed.

The grease really does help in reducing wear over these detent surfaces, even if the drum will run without it.

 

-All this is from a conversation with Merle B.

 

 

I have drums that were greased by Merle, and new repro drums that only ever got a shot of CLP and compressed air to spread it.

I've never had a feed malfunction with either, but I do make sure all collectible drums have the proper grease. 


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Posted 18 August 2019 - 09:11 PM

-All this is from a conversation with Merle B.

 

I know the whole drum greasing thing has been beat like a dead horse here on other threads, but... Merle told me directly that he had found the springs to be gauling the inside of the hub for lack of proper grease, which is why he advised the use of such.


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Posted 20 August 2019 - 02:43 PM

My  was though do these drums come with grease already or do they need to be greased once its delivered?


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Posted 21 August 2019 - 11:14 AM

Just one of the threads that explains it;

 

http://www.machinegu...l=+drum +grease


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#14 lamellarllc

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Posted Yesterday, 10:22 AM

Thank you!


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Posted Today, 09:59 AM

-All this is from a conversation with Merle B.

 

I know the whole drum greasing thing has been beat like a dead horse here on other threads, but... Merle told me directly that he had found the springs to be gauling the inside of the hub for lack of proper grease, which is why he advised the use of such.

Good to know. 

He did not specifically mention that; possibly at the time, he was thinking no grease at all vs grease on the detents also lubing the spring as needed.

We discussed various things, many not even gun related; it seemed to help him get his mind away, however briefly, from his recent losses.


Edited by mnshooter, Today, 10:03 AM.

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