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Reloading Bench Show yours off!

Discussion in 'Reloading' started by Maddawg1952, Feb 2, 2019.

  1. Maddawg1952

    Maddawg1952 NES Member

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    I've been following a thread on www.ar-15 in which people have been showing there reloading benches. I'm absolutely blown away at some of their set-ups. I only have a limited amount of useable space left downstairs so I offer my meager set up to start this off. IMG_20180204_151651_304.jpg IMG_20170604_133132_303.jpg currently have to swap out the press when I want to load shotgun, it's on another MDF tray like the one for the turret press.********** Before you flame me I looked back in my search for a post like this and nothing came up in a recent posting.
     
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    I lost my track of my bench, when I find it I will post.
     
  3. grizquad

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    My PW 800+ on one side and Dillon 650 on the other side. Reloaders.jpg
     
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    I’ll have to get a photo of my bench later. Got so much stuff on it now.

    Also hate to be “that guy”[laugh] but
    Reloading Bench Photos
     
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  5. Maddawg1952

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    Oh holey chit and I even posted in it. ok Imma dope! I looked I really did WTF!
     
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    [laugh][laugh]
     
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    I’m with the others. It’s a little messy right now. Never know I moved to a much larger space only 6 my tha ago.
     
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    I finished building the first 2/3 of mine. (Remaining: right-side bench that will come back to form a 'U', to hold extra presses not in use. Locked ammo storage below lower central reloading part for stability. Lower shelving. Probably finishing. It's presently on pressure treated 2x4s that I will anchor in concrete floor to which I will attach the 4x4 posts.)

    Lower tier is about 32", upper is about 4.5" above that.

    I will probably cut back the upper tier a bit on the right when I get my Dillon, it will mount on the right hand side of the lower tier, affixed permanently for stability. If I (improbably) find I need more support, I'll put in some steel cross rods to the 4x4s.

    Vague layout will be cleaning and case processing on left bench, 1 or 2 switchable "bays" on lower tier then the Dillon on the right most side of lower tier.

    The switchable bays: the lower tier gets another 1/2" hardwood ply mounting board on top of it, which will be cut into sections, so I can mount various presses to it and swap them around if I need. In the back (that you can't see) is a 2x4 that will hold it fixed in the rear, and I'll mount some clamps to sandwich it down.

    Tape measure on bench is set at 6' for scale.
     

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    Looks really nice, but WAY too organized
     
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    Home early from work today due to the crappy weather so here's a picture of my humble setup... and yes, those powder containers are empty. I keep my powders and other supplies in an old locking file cabinet.


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    My buddy had this area under his deck. We walled it in and made a little shop. We both had dillon 550s, so we decided to pool resources. On the right we have a trim setup for 223 and 308. That has a wall switch controlled vacuum and electric trimmer. We also ran a compressed air line, which comes in handy when powder gets spilled on the shell plate.


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    DF0065DB-1C2B-402F-AFE3-4B964A7E0C5C.jpeg D2B5597D-B32F-4E19-BE5E-3C634E119266.jpeg Few years old. Been meaning to take some updated pics.
     
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    TY, it does the job.
     

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