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#1 PK.

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Posted 20 October 2003 - 02:47 PM

The first batch of “Merle in Oregon” drum greasers has been produced and are offered for sale.

The price is $72 delivered.

This is the only tool known to grease both L & C drums and is faithfully copied from the sample provided by Merle, with his authorization.

Interested parties may order by sending e mail (button below).

pk@gwe.net

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Posted 20 October 2003 - 03:18 PM

Please post a pic of the greaser, describe how it works, and if any other tools are needed to accomplish the job. Thanks.
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Posted 21 October 2003 - 02:22 PM

I just added some images of the greaser for Paul, to the original post.
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Posted 21 October 2003 - 02:52 PM

Thanks Rust. My check went in the mail today. OH baby, are we gonna be "rotate'in".

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Posted 21 October 2003 - 04:38 PM

For those of us who are fairly new to the Board (and couldn't turn up any info on a search), how does it work?
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Posted 21 October 2003 - 09:44 PM

Merle (and PK) that is a really cool device. If I'm not too presumptuous, I'd say to gunner that it appears to have a standard grease zirk so that once the thing is clamped in place you simply give it a couple squirts with your grease gun (Not an M3A1).
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Posted 22 October 2003 - 09:24 AM

10-4 Dan, that’s the gist of it.
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Posted 22 October 2003 - 10:10 AM

So it uses axle grease? I used to have a grease gun, but I gave it away when I sold my MG TD.

Is the advantage that the pressure forces the grease into hard-to-reach places?
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Posted 22 October 2003 - 01:58 PM

A good medium weight, general purpose automotive grease works fine; Merle has a brand he prefers and I’ll try to get that posted.
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Posted 23 October 2003 - 05:33 PM

My drum greaser arrived today and I have greased my 12 drums, now what?
The tool works great and should go a long way in protecting my investment. I pumped grease into the drum until I started to get resistance , then stopped. Also, I can see where one can contact persons with thompsons and offer to grease their drums free and make the contact for a possible purchase or trade. A good tool to have if you own a thompson.
Again thanks PK.
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#11 Arthur Fliegenheimer

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Posted 23 October 2003 - 06:04 PM

Ron,
Twelve drums? Are you in a band?

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Posted 24 October 2003 - 11:31 AM

Arthur - that's only 6 for each gun! I started buying drums many years ago when they were far less than now. I wish that I had kept drums I sold in the past. These, like the Thompsons were one of the best investments anyone could make - but then who knew what would go up in price in the gun world. I have other things that I would just like to break even.

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