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#1 13E20

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Posted 17 February 2005 - 05:38 PM

I seem to recall a drum marketed for the M1 Thompson by Gunmachines. It was a Valentine manufactured drum modified to work in the M1 Thompson. Anyone ever see one or have any info on them?
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#2 John Jr

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Posted 18 February 2005 - 12:25 AM

I have seen somewhere that you can add a feedtower (the sawed off top of a stick magazine) to a drum so it will work in a gun not cut for a drum. I have no idea who makes it.

Chime in to help this man folks.


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#3 Ron A

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Posted 18 February 2005 - 01:58 AM

To the best of my knowledge - in the past someone posted a photo of such a drum on this site. As I remember a piece of metal is welded to rear of the standard drum - the metal going up the slot where a mag goes. I have never seen one however and have never heard if they even work.

It would appear to be a answer to a problem that does not exist - Why?
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Posted 18 February 2005 - 02:43 AM

It would appear to be a answer to a problem that does not exist - Why?

Oh contaire.... Many M1 type people want to run drums, but do not want to cut their guns....
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Posted 18 February 2005 - 09:55 AM

I'm not sure if this picture helps in any way, but here is one of the original Gunmachines ads for the M1/M1A1 50-Rd. drum. I remember the ad appeared in MGN many times, because I considered ordering one, but the price seemed so high back then. This ad is from the 9/94 issue.

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