View Full Version : Romy 75 Drum Question.

04-11-2007, 05:28 PM

Hey Ladies and Gentlemen,

I just joined this board and am posting my first question.

Just got a Romaniam 75 round drum and was reading the directions and it said to take the dummy rounds out. So I took off the cover and took the rounds out and the spindle inside spun about three or four revolutions(I think). I have read on a few boards that you are not supposed to take the dummies out. So am I supposed to take the dummies out or not? If the dummies are supposed to stay in how many revolutions am I supposed to spin the spindle to have the drum work properly? I also called SOG international who was the distributer of the drum and they said to take the dummies out. Their phone number was on the instructions. The lady I talked to seemed like she didn't know what the hell she was talking about though because she said they were the sales department and didn't know of any one who has used one of the Romy Drums.

Thanks, Rob

04-14-2007, 09:01 PM
Guess nobody has a romy drum. :cry_small

04-14-2007, 09:16 PM
the dummy rnds must be in there to enable the feeding of the last few rounds up the feed tower,,,and as you found, to keep the feed wheel tensioned. wind your spindle about 3/4 to 1 turn clock wise, reinsert the 3 linked dummy rnds with the tailed 1 last and the tail pointing toward the center of the drum, and replace the back plate, load and enjoy!

04-15-2007, 09:49 AM
How do you take the cover off?? I just bought 2 from Copes(thanks Copes, you guys are awesome) and they came w/ no instructions......I just pulled the lever and kept inserting rds until they were full. Am I OK? I guess I'll find out later. Let me know how to take the cover off, coinboy, if you would......thx

04-15-2007, 10:47 AM
i own 6 of them 4 chinese
just insert 1 bullet load and again
there is no cover
dont get confused with chinese.................
dummy rounds don t come off.............. :angel1:

04-15-2007, 03:43 PM
I just pulled the lever and kept inserting rds until they were full. Am I OK?

yes you are OK, that is the only way to load a european drum...

Let me know how to take the cover off

not that you will ever need to take the cover off, but if you want to, insert a bullet or other pointy object in the middle of knob, turn the knob left or right 90 degress and it will come off, then take the back cover off...........just don't do what coinboy did and go and take the spacer rounds out

04-15-2007, 04:26 PM
Thanks 6526!

HuNgCrOaT2, you don't need to take off drum to use it properly. But, if you wanna take it off anyway, (To clean it, just don't take out dummies, or load drum or spin the spindle while the cover is open) Shove a flathead screwdriver into the knob on the front of the drum (not the rachet loading side) turn knob counter clockwise. Once knob is off, find seal arond drum and take a flathead and use it to push it off. Don't pry it off as it may damage drum. Inside you will find loading spindle and dummy rounds in feed tower. You will see spindle is under tension. Don't wind spindle as dummies may fall out and spindle may spin around farther than it is supposed to. If you do that you will have to wind spindle back up and reinstall dummies. To close drum. Put cover back on. Put knob on and push screwdriver through knob hole. Then turn knob clockwise until pin inside locks into inside of knob. If you need pictures let me now I will try to supply some.

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04-21-2007, 02:20 PM
Thanks all for the info! Took the drum to the range yesterday with my Yugo underfolder and it ran great!
Rob :D

04-26-2007, 12:41 PM
Yeah, mine ran great too. Thanks for the info, guys.

04-26-2007, 07:16 PM
Hey HuNgCrOaT2,
You take the cover off?