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Subject: P/W Auto-Drive
From: skeeljc
Date: Sat, Jul 07, 2012 - 11:23 AM ET
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Is repetitive handle pulling bothering your shoulder?
Would you like more consistent powder drops?

It is time to apply the principles of automation to your reloading with the Ponsness/Warren Auto-Drive.

In order to appreciate how well the Ponsness/Warren Auto-Drive works you need to see it in operation on a loader actually loading shells.

Here is a video of my 800 Plus with the Auto-Drive loading .410 gauge shells.

PM or email me with your ZIP for a price including shipping.
(just click on one of the blue icons at the top of this post)

The following video shows how the Auto-Drive operates with the Joystick Control.

The following video shows how the Auto-Drive operates with the Foot Control.

Here is a shot of the Foot Control.

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Subject: P/W Auto-Drive
From: dss8110
Date: Sat, Jul 07, 2012 - 11:42 AM ET
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Foot petal is the only to go!

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Subject: P/W Auto-Drive
From: skeeljc
Date: Sat, Jul 07, 2012 - 12:46 PM ET
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If you want maximum production the foot control is the way to go. It allows you to hold shell(s) in your right hand and wad(s) in your left. As long as you have wads that stay open you can really go fast.

The joystick's advantage is it lets you back up instantly. I know that you are not supposed to back up as you risk double charging. P/W has designed their loader so that you can back up very slightly without double charging if the powder and shot have not been dropped. This is easier with the joystick because you just need to move the stick in the opposite direction. To back up with the foot control you must change a switch on the control box, depress the foot control, then change the switch on the control box back to resume forward motion.

I believe the joystick is the way to go if you load lots of .410's. If you want high production then go with the foot control.

Jim Skeel
P/W Dealer/Distributor

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Subject: P/W Auto-Drive
From: Jacob Guthrie
Date: Sun, Jul 08, 2012 - 11:35 AM ET
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Hey Jim, the auto drive looks like a good feature. I just moved and was looking at replacing my MEC 9000HN. (I left it back home with dad) I absolutely wore that thing out. Looking at the Spolar, P/W 800 and other various models. I noticed you were a dealer so thought maybe you could shoot me some prices for the loader and the automate? Thanks Jake.

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Subject: P/W Auto-Drive
From: guinner16
Date: Tue, Jul 10, 2012 - 09:29 AM ET
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Are there any videos of the autodrive, with the auto shell feeder on a spolar? I would like to see this combo making shells to see how smooth everything works together.

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Subject: P/W Auto-Drive
From: RickN
Date: Tue, Jul 10, 2012 - 09:49 AM ET
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Guinner, here is one on a Pw

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Subject: P/W Auto-Drive
From: Calkidd
Date: Tue, Jul 10, 2012 - 10:00 AM ET
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Rick is that you in the video? Because I know that guy and his name isn't Rick. LOL.

Bryan

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Subject: P/W Auto-Drive
From: guinner16
Date: Wed, Jul 11, 2012 - 11:16 AM ET
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Thanks for the video rick. That is a pretty trick set up. I think I know what my Christmas gift is going to be this year. Just in time for winter reloading.

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Subject: P/W Auto-Drive
From: wbill
Date: Sat, Jul 14, 2012 - 08:01 PM ET
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How much bench is needed for the loader and auto drive in inches? Bill

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Subject: P/W Auto-Drive
From: Bill Roberts
Date: Sat, Jul 14, 2012 - 08:11 PM ET
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How hard is it to hook up for a none mechanically inclined person?

Thx Bill

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Subject: P/W Auto-Drive
From: rrrocketman
Date: Sun, Jul 15, 2012 - 09:17 AM ET
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Hey Jim -- how much for one for my Dillon 650?

Thanks!

Rich

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Subject: P/W Auto-Drive
From: mooster1223
Date: Wed, Jul 18, 2012 - 10:44 PM ET
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I'm looking forward to getting mine tomorrow. It was a pleasure dealing with Jim and I recommend him. I just emailed the fellow about the shell feeder as well and asked about gauge conversions. I'll report back soon.

Jim

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Subject: P/W Auto-Drive
From: napawino
Date: Thu, Jul 19, 2012 - 11:46 PM ET
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Hi Jim, Do they make a unit that will work on the Hornady 366? Thanks, Fred-napawino

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Subject: P/W Auto-Drive
From: shot410ga
Date: Sat, Jul 21, 2012 - 08:25 AM ET
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Bill---You don't want a electric PW with a auto shell drop if you're not very mechanical. Take my advice, there is something that is always in need of adjustment, and you won't even know where to start. Don't get me wrong, I like my auto PW800+. But configured as noted above, it is not for the faint of heart or nontechnical.

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Subject: P/W Auto-Drive
From: wbill
Date: Sun, Jul 22, 2012 - 08:51 AM ET
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Jim, what is the advantages of the Spolar over the PW? Bill

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Subject: P/W Auto-Drive
From: skeeljc
Date: Sun, Jul 22, 2012 - 10:38 AM ET
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Bill,

Advantages? None that I can think of. Both loaders are nice machines. The P/W is easier on your wallet.

Jim Skeel
P/W Dealer/Distributor

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Subject: P/W Auto-Drive
From: wbill
Date: Fri, Aug 03, 2012 - 02:37 PM ET
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Jim can you put a auto drive on a Dillon 900SL? Bill

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Subject: P/W Auto-Drive
From: skeeljc
Date: Fri, Aug 03, 2012 - 09:41 PM ET
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P/W has never done a Dillon SL900. When I talked to the factory they thought the SL900 bottom end was like the XL650. P/W does make an Auto-Drive for the XL650.

Jim Skeel
P/W Dealer/Distributor

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Subject: P/W Auto-Drive
From: skeeljc
Date: Sun, Aug 05, 2012 - 09:53 AM ET
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Subject: P/W Auto-Drive
From: skeeljc
Date: Sat, Aug 11, 2012 - 01:39 AM ET
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Dick,

I am sure they will stand behind the product if it is ever needed. I have not heard of any problems with the Auto-Drive. Mine has been going for three years now without a single problem.

Jim Skeel
P/W Dealer/Distributor

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Subject: P/W Auto-Drive
From: StansCustoms
Date: Mon, Oct 08, 2012 - 11:35 AM ET
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I don't have a dog in the fight...but could both controls be installed?

Then it could then be backed up with the toggle switch ( if something was amiss)....and production could proceed at maximum speed via foot control when everything was going smoothly.

Stan...

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Subject: P/W Auto-Drive
From: skeeljc
Date: Mon, Oct 08, 2012 - 10:10 PM ET
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Stan,

Not without adding some additional components. When I convert one from the joystick to the foot control the F/R switch replaces the joystick. The foot control just turns it on and off.

Jim Skeel
P/W Dealer/Distributor

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Subject: P/W Auto-Drive
From: StansCustoms
Date: Tue, Oct 09, 2012 - 10:22 PM ET
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Pretty simple I would think. Of course it "would" require some additional expense and parts.

Just a thought...I'm sure it's quite adequate as is.

Best regrads....Stan

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Subject: P/W Auto-Drive
From: jbailey
Date: Sat, Dec 08, 2012 - 11:46 AM ET
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Set one up for a friend of mine using a Dillon case feeder. Re-wired the toggle switch so the machine is either on or off. Simply turn it on, with your right thumb always on the toggle switch, and insert the wad. Runs like a dream and the machine cycle is slow enough so you can insert the wad with no problem. It helps if you have some experience with production machinery and some mechanical ability but it isn't rocket science. Paying attention is mandatory. If you aren't comfortable doing this, don't. Safety first. I can actually get more production from my old 800B but my right elbow is getting worn out.

Jeff

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Subject: P/W Auto-Drive
From: JerryP
Date: Sun, Jan 06, 2013 - 12:57 PM ET
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One point that has always bugged me is PW's reluctance to fix the primer feed problem. Notice in all three video's presented here that the primer feed rail is only partially full, the primers are hung up in the feed tray or stuck at the top of the rail. Notice in the video of the Patriot, which PW tried to fix with the thumper, the primers have stopped dropping into the rail. That is ridiculous and doesn't work. Spolar fixed the problem with a vibrator. I fixed my PW with a vibrator. Using a hull feeder and my arm, I load much faster than shown in JIm's videos and at least the speed in the Patriot video. At that speed, the primer feed becomes an aggravation if it doesn't keep up.

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Subject: P/W Auto-Drive
From: skeeljc
Date: Sun, Jan 06, 2013 - 08:28 PM ET
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Here is a video of my P/W 800 Plus showing how the primer track remains full. All I did to achieve this is to clean the surface of the tray with lacquer thinner to remove all the primer dust. Primer dust accumulates on the surface of the tray and prevents the primers from sliding.

I am using Cheddite primers. The tray has been raised as high as possible in the slots on the mounting tab.

There is some amount of vibration because I am loading Remington Gun Club hulls which have a steel head. Additional vibration can be added by incorporating P/W's Track Tapper if necessary.

Jim Skeel
P/W Dealer/Distributor

Here is how I have the "baffles" set to produce even primer flow.

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Subject: P/W Auto-Drive
From: JerryP
Date: Mon, Jan 07, 2013 - 12:59 AM ET
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Too late Jim, your last video is a ringer. The first three videos clearly show how a PW primer feed normally works, dust or no dust. The third video shows the primers at the bottom of the tray, stuck. It incorporates the thumper and it still doesn't work. PW can't even make it work. Raising the tray all the way up in the back only makes a full primer tray jam even worse due to the increased weight of the primers pressing downward.

Why do you suppose Spolar added a vibrator to their primer tray?

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Subject: P/W Auto-Drive
From: skeeljc
Date: Mon, Jan 07, 2013 - 11:56 AM ET
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Jerry,

I guess we are all just too lazy to clean the tray. We just want to keep adding components without any maintenance.

A primer tray vibrator will work but I would rather not have the distraction (I like to listen to Bob FM while I reload).

The primers will feed with a clean tray. The video proves it. I will keep track of how long it takes to build up enough primer dust to stop the flow.

I am going to load .410's next. I will let you know how it works with less vibration.

Jim Skeel
P/W Dealer/Distributor

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Subject: P/W Auto-Drive
From: skeeljc
Date: Tue, Jan 15, 2013 - 01:59 PM ET
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If you are interested in one you need to get on the list. Right now orders are not shipping until March 1, 2013. There has been a big run on these by the guys with the Dillon metallic loaders.

Send me your shipping address for a quote.

Jim Skeel
P/W Dealer/Distributor

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Subject: P/W Auto-Drive
From: SNelson
Date: Tue, Jan 22, 2013 - 08:35 AM ET
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Up for a neat thread.

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Subject: P/W Auto-Drive
From: dls guide
Date: Tue, Jan 22, 2013 - 09:59 PM ET
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Why did PW quit selling the hydraulic multi-speed unit? Seems to me a better way to go.

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Subject: P/W Auto-Drive
From: skeeljc
Date: Tue, Jan 22, 2013 - 11:42 PM ET
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The reason they quit selling the hydraulic unit is the AUTO-DRIVE electric.

The AUTO-DRIVE out sold the hydraulic by a wide margin. Who would want a noisy, hot, $1250, hydraulic setup that takes up several square feet of space. The AUTO-DRIVE is quiet, cool, costs $800, and fits in the unused space behind the loader. It is a no brainer!

Jim Skeel
P/W Dealer/Distributor

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Subject: P/W Auto-Drive
From: dls guide
Date: Wed, Jan 23, 2013 - 12:11 AM ET
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Then why does Spolar still sell Hydraulic so successfully? I think that there is need for both. Can you run multiple machines with one electric drive. Can you run an electric with the foot pedal only, hands free?

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Subject: P/W Auto-Drive
From: skeeljc
Date: Wed, Jan 23, 2013 - 01:19 PM ET
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Spolar still sells the hydraulic because they have not copied the AUTO-DRIVE yet.

Yes, you can run the AUTO-DRIVE with just the foot control and you do not need to change your foot position for forward/reverse. The AUTO-DRIVE foot control has just two functions - go and stop.

Jim Skeel
P/W Dealer/Distributor

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Subject: P/W Auto-Drive
From: dls guide
Date: Wed, Jan 23, 2013 - 02:52 PM ET
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So, is it possible to back up with the foot control? Sometimes that is an advantage. I know you can with the hand toggle, but what about the foot control?

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Subject: P/W Auto-Drive
From: skeeljc
Date: Wed, Jan 23, 2013 - 03:35 PM ET
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To back up with the foot control you just change the toggle switch on the control box from forward to reserse. Then the foot switch operates the AUTO-DRIVE in the opposite direction.

Jim Skeel
P/W Dealer/Distributor

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Subject: P/W Auto-Drive
From: likes-to-shoot
Date: Sun, Jan 27, 2013 - 11:01 AM ET
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" Who would want a noisy, hot, $1250, hydraulic setup that takes up several square feet of space."

Nothing against the auto-Drive but my P/W hydraulic unit must be a one of a kind unit.

It does NOT run hot even after hours of constant use and it is NOT noisy even though it is sitting under the bench uncovered. The best feature about the hyd unit is I can move the loader in any direction and vary the speed with the foot pedal as soon as I see fit to do so. The hyd cylinder can be set in three different speed settings.

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Subject: P/W Auto-Drive
From: skeeljc
Date: Tue, Jan 29, 2013 - 06:16 PM ET
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You must have a one-of-a-kind unit. I have seen guys put them in insulated boxes (Whiz uses a printer enclosure). I ran across one guy that put the power unit on the floor level below his loading room (he loaded in a loft above a garage) to get away from the noise.

You do not have to constantly shift your foot from forward to reverse with the AUTO-DRIVE. If you want precise control and the ability to back up get the joystick control.

Jim Skeel
P/W Dealer/Distributor

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Subject: P/W Auto-Drive
From: skeeljc
Date: Tue, Jan 29, 2013 - 06:17 PM ET
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AUTO-DRIVES will go up $50.00 in February.

Jim Skeel
P/W Dealer/Distributor

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Subject: P/W Auto-Drive
From: dls guide
Date: Tue, Jan 29, 2013 - 06:59 PM ET
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Just for your information, My PW hydraulic unit is not that noisy and does not get hot either. It is ironic that you are so concerned about the noise of a piece of equipment that makes ammo that goes Bang!

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Subject: P/W Auto-Drive
From: philk
Date: Tue, Jan 29, 2013 - 08:29 PM ET
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Had a blue PW hydro unit back in the mid `90`s. Horribly noisey, was stolen out of a storage unit, don`t miss it a bit but sure would like the loader back. I seem to remember Spolar ??? had a hydro unit that was a whole lot quiter.

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Subject: P/W Auto-Drive
From: whiz white
Date: Thu, Jan 31, 2013 - 02:35 AM ET
Website Address: http://www.swsupply.com

Actually, this is not quite true about why P/W stopped selling the hydraulic units, and I'll repeat the actual facts again.

I sold 2:1 hydros versus electrics, particularly when the first electrics had only a toggle handle. And, in fact I was the person who got P/W to start making the electric drive. I'd been at the factory a couple of times, after I had convinced Jim Benn inventer of the original Mec Auto-Drive to think about making it suitable for the P/W.

I shipped to Jim over in Johnstown, IA a brand new 800 Plus and we both gave it some thought about making a slightly larger platform for the Plus to sit on.

He got that done and started to make the P/W version and asked me to be the go-to guy in selling the P/W version for him. The first ones required BOTH buttons to be pressed simultaneously in order to operate. He felt this was a safety issue. I totally disagreed with this. So, I contacted several of the buyers to contact Jim and ask him to eliminate this inconvenience. Jim discussed this with me and his liability attorney. He them offered at no charge an upgrade EPROM and instructions on the fix.

I then machined a collar that would work for the Spolar on the lathe at my shop and shipped it to Jim to start offering the Auto-Drive for the Spolar. He did and we sold some.

Long story, short: Jim sold the business to Mec shortly thereafter. Mec's engineering department told me personally that they would be offering the drives for the P/W and Spolar, but we all know that didn't happen.

During this process, I shipped my Jim Been gifted Auto-Drive to P/W to look over and it was then that they decided to begin design on their version of the electric drive.

The REASON P/W stopped the hydraulic was NOT because the electric drive was selling 2:1, becasue it was not! The reason is because the hydraulics were costing too much to produce, like nearly $1000 each, and retailing for $1,250. Spencer Hydraulics made them for P/W. I was working with Spencer to continue to offer them, but at that time the costs had risen to my cost of $1,100 PLUS this did not include the two metal plates, aluminum blocks, nor stub shaft. I would have had to sell them for over $1,500 or more each and would have had to invest about $12,000 to $14,000 up front.

If you pencil that out, that would not have been a smart financial move, so I dropped that plan.

I never had a customer ever want to return a hydraulic unit, but in the beginning I had quite a few guys return the electric drives because they didn't like them. I sold two this week, and now most everyone likes them, but I still prefer the hydraulic. I place the motor and pump in an old, large dot-matrix printer enclosure, the one with the convoluted foam and fan, and reload to my heart's content with the TV going.

Whiz White
S&W Supply Company

Couple of addendums:
1. Electric Drive are 3 weeks out, so delivery should be the third week of February.
2. No qualms about the old all-blue noisey units, but the blue-black units were the most current ones, and I'd buy about every one I could get my hands on. In fact, I had Tawnia find the very last new hydro and they shipped it to me today, well yesterday, as it's now after midnight.

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Subject: P/W Auto-Drive
From: skeeljc
Date: Fri, Feb 01, 2013 - 01:05 PM ET
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AUTO-DRIVES went up $50.00 this month.

The Joystick control version is $850.00
The Foot control version is $900.00

The above prices are for a Ponsness/Warren loader.
The versions for the Spolar Gold loader are $50.00 more.

Send me your shipping address for a quote with the shipping.

Jim Skeel
P/W Dealer/Distributor

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Subject: P/W Auto-Drive
From: Dicksie
Date: Sun, Feb 10, 2013 - 10:35 AM ET
Website Address: http://www.spolargold.com

Whiz, Obviously your truth and factual information fell on deaf ears. Dicksie

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Subject: P/W Auto-Drive
From: riflegunbuilder
Date: Tue, Feb 19, 2013 - 02:08 PM ET
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I run 5 P/W machines, all 5 sit on 1 table with hydraulic unit underneath. Mine makes noise but not loud enough to annoy.

Anyone that loads 4 guns would lose their mind swapping that electric thing back and forth. To swap hydraulic hoses from one cylinder to another about a minute, maybe two if I have to move the foot pedal tothe other side of the table and get the chair in front of the other machine.

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Subject: P/W Auto-Drive
From: sptnclays
Date: Tue, Feb 19, 2013 - 08:12 PM ET
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I never like the foot pedal on the p/w hyd unit so I purchased a spolar hyd for my p/w. It is under the bench with a cardbord box around it leaving one side open. It is relatively quiet and doesn't give off any heat. I still wish spolar would come out with a hull feeder or adapter so we could use the p/w feeder on the spolar unit.

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Subject: P/W Auto-Drive
From: skeeljc
Date: Wed, Apr 24, 2013 - 10:51 AM ET
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Send me your shipping address for a quote including the shipping.

Jim Skeel
P/W Dealer/Distributor

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Subject: P/W Auto-Drive
From: W.R.Buchanan
Date: Wed, Apr 24, 2013 - 09:38 PM ET
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Jim: Does the servo motor automatically just rotate 180 degrees when actuated?

Or are you controlling how far it rotates with the on/off of the foot switch?

It looks like you are controlling the amount of rotation with the on/off of the joystick.

Also is it an actual "servo motor" or is it just a gearhead motor?

How does all this work? Not looking for,,, "just fine!"

Randy

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Subject: P/W Auto-Drive
From: skeeljc
Date: Wed, Apr 24, 2013 - 11:51 PM ET
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Randy,

It is a motor with an electronic brake and a gearbox. The Joystick or foot control controls the motor. You control it yourself. The Auto-Drive rotates in one direction. When the platen is at the top you just let off of the control. If you stop a little early or a little late it does not matter. When you start up again you are continuing in the same direction. The 800 Plus with its unique "click" lets you know when to stop when the platen is down.

What makes it work is the fact that to Auto-Drive is always rotating in the same direction and the brake stops the motion instantly.

Jim Skeel
P/W Dealer/Distributor

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Subject: P/W Auto-Drive
From: W.R.Buchanan
Date: Sat, Apr 27, 2013 - 09:56 PM ET
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Jim: Thanks, that pretty much what I figured it was. The motor looks familiar.

I have a Spolar which I really haven't started using that much, (I got such a good deal I couldn't refuse it) however as I approach retirement and can shoot several times a month or week then I'll probably start using it alot more.

Thanks for the info.

Randy

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Subject: P/W Auto-Drive
From: skeeljc
Date: Sat, Apr 27, 2013 - 11:38 PM ET
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Randy,

When you get tired of pulling the handle on that Spolar let me know and I will fix you up with an AUTO-DRIVE. The AUTO-DRIVE for the Spolar is $900 for the Joystick and $950 for the Foot Control.

Jim Skeel
P/W Dealer/Distributor

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Subject: P/W Auto-Drive
From: hera200
Date: Wed, Jul 24, 2013 - 05:24 AM ET
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Jim, Is the auto-drive useable on an 800B PW?.....BUD

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Subject: P/W Auto-Drive
From: skeeljc
Date: Wed, Jul 24, 2013 - 04:05 PM ET
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Bud,

Yes, the Auto-Drive will work on a 800B.

Jim Skeel
P/W Dealer/Distributor

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Subject: P/W Auto-Drive
From: kcbullets
Date: Tue, Sep 24, 2013 - 06:42 PM ET
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Just curious do you have to modify the auto drive for the Spolar machine? Or is it identical as for the PW?

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Subject: P/W Auto-Drive
From: skeeljc
Date: Fri, Sep 27, 2013 - 11:21 PM ET
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The mounting plate, connecting rod and stub lever that goes on the loader main shaft are all different (Spolar vs P/W).

Jim Skeel
P/W Dealer/Distributor

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Subject: P/W Auto-Drive
From: whiz white
Date: Mon, Dec 02, 2013 - 10:46 PM ET
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Jim Skeel: Do you realize that you have upped and deleted this thread of yours 87 times.

I think it need a rest or let others comment.

Whiz

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Subject: P/W Auto-Drive
From: skeeljc
Date: Tue, Dec 03, 2013 - 10:44 AM ET
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Yes, I do realize that.

Jim Skeel
P/W Dealer/Distributor

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Subject: P/W Auto-Drive
From: NCK
Date: Tue, Jan 28, 2014 - 06:22 PM ET
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Pw 800 plus and the electric drive with joy stick.

Set up for 12ga. 1 oz. shipped to zip 02642

Thanks,

Nick

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