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28 GAUGE RELOADERS

Discussion in 'Shooting Related Threads' started by dolphin62, Aug 28, 2009.

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  1. dolphin62

    dolphin62 Member

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    I'M LOOKING AT 28 GAUGE RELOADERS EVEN THOUGH I DON'T HAVE A 28 GAUGE GUN YET.I KNOW PUTTING THE CART BEFORE THE HORSE.

    ANY HOW I HAVE BEEN LOOKING AT THE MEC SIZMASTER AND THE PW SINGLE STAGE LOADER.

    MY QUESTIONS ARE....IS THE PW WORTH THE EXTRA 100 DOLLARS OR IS THE MEC JUST FINE FOR LOADING 28 GAUGE SHELLS
     
  2. timb99

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    "IS THE MEC JUST FINE FOR LOADING 28 GAUGE SHELLS "

    Yes
     
  3. BigJohn270

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    I haved loaded at least 30,000 28 ga shells on MEC's and can tell you for my money, I would buy a MEC Grabber or 9000. You can thank me later....

    John
     
  4. dolphin62

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    thank you for the info
     
  5. halfmile

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    I would prefer the Grabber to the 9000. Reason? The auto advance can get jerky if anything is blocking the rotor, like a #9 pellet.

    This makes the shells flop around and flip shot out, creating a mess.

    Yes, I know it works fine under optimum (clean) conditions.

    But I did get rid of a 366 for that reason.

    HM
     
  6. jm1079

    jm1079 Well-Known Member

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    get a used mec grabber if you find one, best value for your money, IMHO. jm
     
  7. claybrdr

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    MEC 9000
     
  8. timb99

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    Depends on how much you shoot. I shoot 28 gauge (and occasionally .410) in a company skeet league. 50 targets a week, 9 weeks, spring and fall.

    That's the only time I shoot smallbore.

    Kicking out 50 or 100 smallbore shells on a MEC single-stage doesn't take long.

    And a 600 Jr is cheap, and you can sell smallbore 600 Jr's for just about as much as you got them for.

    If you shoot more than that, a progressive is a good idea.
     
  9. Hogsan

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    Have 4 9000G MEC machines 410 to 12 the smaller the guage the slower you need to go but don't even think about a single stage in any size. I have a 600JR in 12 Guage that catches up my screwups for the 12. It doesn't size and requires you to think ahead each step. 1000's of rounds in each guage on the 9000's except the 12 & 20 they have tens of 1,000's all without machine issues. Next purchase will be the electric assist. That minimizes all the jerk and shake during pulls.

    Good luck and enjoy the 28 it will become a favorite.

    Jim
     
  10. 31 Pump

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    Dux4all

    PM Sent

    Thanks
    Glenn
     
  11. #1ROCK

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    I have a 28Ga 9000 in EX cond for sale 300.oo or best offer from 73449



    Thanks The Rock
     
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