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#1 Motorcar

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Posted 30 July 2003 - 07:18 PM

I just ended my search for a 50 round drum at a shop in town that has had one on the shelf for over a year. It is a new in the box, still wrapped up, never had a round in it or much less fired West Hurley production drum. It matches all the specs laid out by Mr. Iannamico's SGN article and came with the customary instruction sheet. I paid $575 for it and was wondering if that ballparks in the right range? They said they sold a C drum a few months ago for a grand, darn! That will teach me to drive by those pawn shops without another thought!
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#2 The1930sRust

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Posted 30 July 2003 - 07:47 PM

Wow! Sounds like a pretty good price to me, perhaps a tad low even. I'm curious to see if it works. Neither one of my WH drums worked very well, if at all. I got one brand new from Numrich a year ago, and it was horrible! The older one that came with the gun worked some, but needed tweaking. Fortunately, PK was able to tweak them and now they both purrrrr. Don't get me wrong, lots of them are fine off the shelf. Good luck, don't be dismayed if they hiccup, and keep us up to date. Of course, new in box, you wouldn't dare load it now would you?
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Posted 30 July 2003 - 08:05 PM

CAN'T WAIT to put 300 rounds through it! A bit of a "test drive" so to speak. Thanks for the response.
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#4 JimFromFL

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Posted 02 August 2003 - 05:10 PM

I would say that is a good price.

In fact, I paid that much for a used WH drum.... but that was about 1-2 years ago. Good job finding that gem.
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