Speaking Of Hard Cases
Posted 06 June 2004 - 03:33 PM
I was done very nicely except the space for the drum was too narrow, so I took it to a guitar case maker and he fixed that problem without the fix being apparent. Anyway the manufaturer was more than willing to take the case back, but we worked out a deal on the price so that i kept the case, and after the fix, the total price including repair was less than $120.
Anyway, the question: I have a brass cleaning rod that is 16.25" long tip to end of loop. It is 3" too short to fit in the straps in the case lid. Was there a longer cleaning rod, or is one of the top straps in the wrong place too?
Posted 06 June 2004 - 03:48 PM
those came also with spot for only three mags also,and i think on a few of them. straps are wrong...............they were a nice case for the money at the time.
i only have one original and one repro.....i like them both.
i am sure they make a rod because when i sold them they came with the brass rods, that he made up for them...
glad you have one,beats using some foam black carry case for the tommy...........
remember all the oils over the years get's saoked up in these.........and if you leave a colt in it too long.things get messy.......................take care,ron
Posted 07 June 2004 - 12:42 AM
but when sam died,the daughter well you know the story......no more ...........take care,ron
Posted 07 June 2004 - 12:48 PM
All I can tell you is it is 16.25" long, and the loop is 2.25" OD, and the rod is 1/4" round stock with the larger diamters where the patch goes.
Posted 07 June 2004 - 03:47 PM
|QUOTE (LIONHART @ Jun 7 2004, 01:05 PM)|
|Gordon H. sells the proper rod.|
This begs the question: It is an exact duplicate of the original, and is it secretly marked so eveyone knows it is a replica?
What is the proper length for the rod?
How does one get a hold of Gordon?
Posted 07 June 2004 - 07:52 PM
Posted 07 June 2004 - 08:35 PM
I have two of Gordon's 1921 rods. They are actually 20.25" overall length and made from 1/4" Brass rod. They are different from the 1928 Brass rod (which I think your one is) insomuch as they have a 5/8" x 3/16" slot milled in the rod about 2&1/2 " from the end. They are also threaded to take a brush.
He still has some, well he did when I saw him in December, I think the price is $110 but I am not shure.
They will fit in your case just fine. I have one in my Sweatman FBI case and it looks great.
Hope this of some help.
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