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#1 lpedersen

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Posted 05 April 2019 - 10:47 AM

I'm looking to purchase an original "C" drum in the next couple of months. If anyone knows of one for sale, or of one being listed in the near future could you please let me know.

 

Thanks in advance for your help.


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#2 dalbert

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Posted 09 April 2019 - 09:18 PM

Does it have to be matching numbers, and/or original finish?

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dalbert@sturmgewehr.com
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#3 lpedersen

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Posted 10 April 2019 - 09:10 AM

Would you have some pictures of the drum you could send me. I would certainly be open to taking a look at it.

Thanks  


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#4 kwspilman

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Posted 10 April 2019 - 09:39 AM

I have a original "C" drum with low serial number that I would sell. The outside looks great and the inside looks like it has

never been used. Kevin

 


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#5 MPSAMM

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Posted 10 April 2019 - 10:33 AM

I would be interested if you guys cant work out a deal.


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#6 lpedersen

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Posted 10 April 2019 - 12:19 PM

Pm Sent


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#7 Colt Chopper

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Posted 10 April 2019 - 01:25 PM

I would be bw interested in knowing the serial number, if you would be so kind.
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Posted 11 April 2019 - 10:11 AM

Whats the going price on a matching # 95+% drum ?

Asking for a friend.


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#9 2t2

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Posted 11 April 2019 - 05:02 PM

$8-10K would be my bet.


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#10 MPSAMM

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Posted 13 April 2019 - 08:04 AM

Has anyone had any luck with the newly made 100 round drums? Numrich has them for $379.95.


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Posted 13 April 2019 - 10:09 AM

Yes, the new GPC C drums from the Gun Parts Corporation are the real deal. This has been discussed previously on the Board:

 

http://www.machinegu...showtopic=21037

 

http://www.machinegu...showtopic=20627

 

As with nearly all drums, sometimes some tinkering is in order. I did a story about these drums in Small Arms Review magazine a few years ago. 

 

The Gun Parts Corporation show price at Knob Creek yesterday was $350 out the door!


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#12 TSMG28

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Posted 13 April 2019 - 10:10 AM

These are the drums made in Taiwan. They are 100% reliable, but you need to grease them early on to extend their life. The springs are not greased at the factory.
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Posted 13 April 2019 - 10:13 AM

Guess I got the one that is not reliabe.

Edited by ppgcowboy, 20 April 2019 - 09:47 PM.

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#14 thompsonteenager

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Posted 13 April 2019 - 10:57 AM

Just a question do smaller gun stores still sell these because alot of people have them but the internet prices are insane


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Posted 13 April 2019 - 11:01 PM

Just a question do smaller gun stores still sell these because alot of people have them but the internet prices are insane

 

 

You wont find cheaper prices on an aftermarket 100 round drum than on the nets.

The demand is next to zero for a small store to stock..


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#16 lpedersen

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Posted 20 April 2019 - 08:31 PM

Thank you Kevin ....

Here are pictures of drum number 90 and the Rusco pouch that I was able to give a new home

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#17 ppgcowboy

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Posted 20 April 2019 - 09:49 PM

In the interest of knowing market prices, do you care to share the price.
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#18 Colt Chopper

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Posted 21 April 2019 - 06:46 AM

Beautiful drum
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Posted 21 April 2019 - 02:50 PM

I find it amazing that something like that still exists, in that condition.

 

It's beautiful, thanks for sharing the pics!


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Posted 21 April 2019 - 10:16 PM

lpedersen,

 

Any chance of showing a picture of the drum body from the side with the cover removed?  I would like to see the mark where the drum was bead-blasted with the cover on when it was manufactured.  It usually leaves a mark, the thickness of the bend on the cover, on the body which should be smooth blue metal, not matte finish.

 

Thanks


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