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#1 Motorcar

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Posted 20 March 2006 - 03:35 PM

The awaited 100 round drum is now showing on the Kahr/AO website. Auto-ord It shows as "coming soon" with an MSRP of $599. Assuming a dealer price might be lower, and if they don't mess this one up like the first "L" drums....maybe we have hope here for a new supply of functioning "C" drums. wink.gif
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#2 ftc3906

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Posted 20 March 2006 - 04:20 PM

"A Thompson is just not a Thompson without the most famous accessory item ever - the Drum Magazine. The impressive look and feel of the Drum Magazines are unsurpassable. Each authentic drum is entirely U.S. manufactured to the specifications that are as close as possible to the original. The 10 Rd. and 50 Rd. drums have a diameter of 6 3/4". The 100 Rd. drum has a diameter of 8 3/4". Each drum is shipped with a drum installation device (3rd hand) and a Thompson manual."


As close as possible, eh? Please pardon my skepticism.

Edited by ftc3906, 20 March 2006 - 04:21 PM.

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#3 LIONHART

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Posted 20 March 2006 - 04:33 PM

What's up with the winding instructions on the front cover? Look's like a WH "C" to me...
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Posted 20 March 2006 - 04:41 PM

Well, there's always hope
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#5 JimFromFL

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Posted 20 March 2006 - 08:43 PM

Who is going to be the first?

You can bet your a$$ it won't be me.
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Posted 20 March 2006 - 09:11 PM

C'mon, after Merle gets done with it, it'll work just fine slap.gif
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Posted 20 March 2006 - 09:12 PM

I ordered one shipped direct to Merle.
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Posted 20 March 2006 - 11:55 PM

Any thoughts on doing another group buy?

I'll bite for 1!

I'm in it this far, might as well go a little further.
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Posted 22 March 2006 - 09:48 AM

I have a Kahr 50rd drum that does work... In a S/A WH Thompson.

So I`m gonna have to try.
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Posted 22 March 2006 - 12:05 PM

I got in on the Kahr L drum buy. taking 6, of which 4 were OK, one didn't work and one had the MIG wire spot welded to the top edge of the body. Last week I ordered in 2 more L's and neither one runs perfectly yet after some tinkering. One would not even go into the gun because the rivets were too high. This is at $200 per drum. At $500+ for a C drum from an outfit with such poor quality control, they need to find another sucker to help them test the market.

On the other hand the 3 new Kahr carbines that came in - 1927 Deluxe, Light Weight and M1 were nicely done and they ran perfectly! Is this par for the course in regard to their carbines now?
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Posted 22 March 2006 - 02:12 PM

QUOTE (full auto 45 @ Mar 20 2006, 06:12 PM)
I ordered one shipped direct to Merle.

Now THAT is funny! laugh.gif
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Posted 23 March 2006 - 09:32 AM

Did someone mention awhile back that Merle wouldn't touch the new Kahr drums? Anyone know that for sure?
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Posted 24 March 2006 - 02:58 PM

Great thing, that C drums coming to market, but does anyone know who can sell these 100rd drums to foreing countries, for example to Finland ?
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Posted 25 March 2006 - 09:49 PM

Looks like Kahr is already shipping the C-drums.

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Posted 26 March 2006 - 12:14 PM

I'll take a wait and see on this one!
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Posted 26 March 2006 - 06:11 PM

At $400 this fellow is selling below the mfg. suggested retail which makes me wonder if he has already tried it, it didn't work and he stuffed it back into the packaging and is dumping it to an unsuspected buyer. Alright, do we have any C drum guinea pigs out there willing to let go of 400 smackers to see how these Kahr's perform? hail.gif

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Posted 26 March 2006 - 06:26 PM

it would seem that their m1 carbine is also suffuring from problems...both mech and service dept related....

you can bet i'll not be on the waiting list for a "C". although i will be standing on the side lines hoping that something changes.
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Posted 26 March 2006 - 08:37 PM

tongue.gif I'd take one at the 400 price, its better than swallowing 600!

I only had a few minor problems with the L, nothing that couldn't be fixed. smile.gif


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#19 JimFromFL

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Posted 26 March 2006 - 10:16 PM

QUOTE (kilroyjones @ Mar 25 2006, 09:49 PM)
Looks like Kahr is already shipping the C-drums.

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I too bet he bought it and can't get it to work and taking a hit.

This is what I did with my 50 rounder that they couldn't fix, but I at least told the person there were issues with drum.

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Posted 26 March 2006 - 10:23 PM

I wondered if it might be an old westy drum at that price. A $400 its below wholesale price for the new Kahr drums.
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