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#1 sten guy

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Posted 10 March 2006 - 05:42 AM

I was shooting my '28AC the other day with the drum for the first time. I wound the drum to 10 clicks and it ran flawless. The second drum full , I was winding and was interupted by my friend. So I lost exact count. I wound the drum to what I thought was 10 clicks and on the last click it made a loud POP.

So now the drum will feed 4 -5 rds and doesn't have enough sprinng pressure to lift another into position.

Is this something simple that I might be able to fix myself.??

P.S. It was a New York drum.. banghead.gif

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#2 Sig

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Posted 10 March 2006 - 06:17 AM

Sounds like the spring broke.
It is not a simple matter to repari as it does not just slip or unbolt to get to.
There are a few guys that work on these. The repair takes the remaining sprng end and reinstalls.
Merle Bitikofer comes to mind 1st.


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#3 full auto 45

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Posted 10 March 2006 - 08:20 AM

Bitikofer, Merle F.
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New spring is the ticket.

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#4 gijive

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Posted 10 March 2006 - 08:27 AM

Jim,

Sig is correct. The winding spring apparently broke. I had a drum that had a broken spring and it did the same thing; it would only feed about four rounds. You'll have to send it out to have it fixed, I wouldn't advise trying it yourself.

I would check with Merle, as the others have suggested.
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#5 Z3BigDaddy

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Posted 10 March 2006 - 11:15 AM

Had the same deal.... Go here to see after pics of my NY drum...
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#6 Arthur Fliegenheimer

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Posted 10 March 2006 - 11:26 AM

Big D,

Did you ever determine what rotor you had in your 3rd pattern Colt L drum when you sent it to Merle?

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Posted 10 March 2006 - 12:09 PM

QUOTE (Arthur Fliegenheimer @ Mar 10 2006, 11:26 AM)
Big D,

Did you ever determine what rotor you had in your 3rd pattern Colt L drum when you sent it to Merle?

Nope looked thru all my pics.... must have deleted all the original pics.... sad.gif
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