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#1 Hawkeye_Joe

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Posted 08 February 2005 - 12:04 PM

Who has a Drum greaser? When should you use it, are there clues to look for to know when it's time to apply it? Where is it usually applied? What kind of grease is best? Why does the drum need this greasing??
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#2 Ron A

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Posted 08 February 2005 - 02:37 PM

I have a drum greaser.

I have 15 early drums - drums were greased at the factory and for the most part, never again - 1921 to 1939

The grease is long gone and you grease to avoid spring damage, and priovide for smooth operation.

Using the drum greaser, the grease goes thru a zirk into the drum spring area. I use white lithem grease - only because it will not stain like the black. One time should last for years. Do it more often if it turns you on!

Why do you grease? Because any investment is worth protecting. Why do you clean your gun?

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Posted 08 February 2005 - 06:50 PM

Let me rephrase the first question...and add one...

Who sells a drum greaser ?

How much does one cost?
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Posted 08 February 2005 - 08:38 PM

PK is making them for Merle, and I think it was about $75. Is that right PK?
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Posted 08 February 2005 - 08:42 PM

Its an item you dont use very much - but extends the life of a drum, so well worth the price
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