Jump to content

Do new Thompson drums function well?


Recommended Posts

I got one from Numrich, a GPC, which is a Taiwanese company (I believe).  It ran perfectly. Note I greased them up before using.

On GunBroker there was one brand selling it for cheap.. haven't had a chance to try them out yet (There's a post about them on Machinegun Boards)

Edited by Ryo
Link to comment
Share on other sites

Those old ones can be extremely expensive.. 

I bought couple of these for $100.. which is a crazy cheap price but unknown reliability. I haven't gotten to try it yet, but surprising it seem like it is a quality drum.


They are currently out of stock, but I had bought it from their GunBroker sales.


Link to comment
Share on other sites

  • 1 month later...

I picked up a $125 repro drum from sarco a little while ago and it ran fine in my semi auto Kahr gun. My friend got one for his SMG and it ran fine as well. Not sure who actually made them.

Funny issue I had with running the drum in my semi auto was the recoil of the gun caused the bolt hold open to jump up and hold the bolt open. I bent a piece of wire to hold it down and hang in the stick mag T-slot for when I have a drum inserted to stop this from happening.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

  • 4 weeks later...

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.


  • Create New...