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bought it and got more than I barganed for

Discussion in 'Shooting Related Threads' started by DaveXT, Dec 18, 2012.

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  1. DaveXT

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    Went to see a PW 800 Plus that was purchased in 2006. It was used to load about 4000 shells and was in perfect shape. So, for $395 I got the loader, a bushing set, 60+ pounds of shot, 1600 Fiocchi primers, 100 wads, 500+ once fired hulls, and 3 1/2 flats of shells the owner loaded (don't think I am willing to shoot shells someone I don't know loaded). I mounted it to the bench and cranked out about 20 great looking shells. I am pretty sure I did okay on the deal. I may have a mec 9000 for sale.

    Dave
     
  2. Simon Engraving

    Simon Engraving Active Member

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    dave congrats u did very well enjoy enjoy enjoy heve a great dey and holiday season howard
     
  3. dverna

    dverna Active Member

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    Don't shoot the reloads.

    Cut them and salvage the shot/wads

    BTW - great buy. You will love the press.

    Don
     
  4. Jawhawker

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    Merry Christmas to yourself :)
     
  5. Ross

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    Get one of those unloaders and save the shot--wads--primers, throw the powder away, not worth the gamble. You got a whale of a deal. Ross
     
  6. cubancigar2000

    cubancigar2000 Well-Known Member

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    I second buying Garys UNLOADER
     
  7. NMULTRARUNNER55

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    Let your friends try some of the reloads first (just kidding)!

    Steve Nunley

    Albuquerque, NM
     
  8. tcr1146

    tcr1146 Well-Known Member

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    Boys, it does not take a genius to check out the existing reloads. Bought 18 flats 18 mos ago which includes new AA hulls, 19.5 Green dot and 1 1/8 real 7 and 1/2s of mag shot! At $3 a box, I wish I could find more. This year I bought 16+ at $3.25 with top of line components etc. Again, I cut a few so you osha boys would not fear for my life! Anyway, I wish you were close! I would gladly buy and shoot those reloads! Tom Rhoads
     
  9. OLD ONE EYE

    OLD ONE EYE Well-Known Member

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    Great loader In have 3 one for 16's one for sporting clays and one for caps I just hate changing bushings. I would keep the 9000 as a back up or for a different load.
    Enjoy Buddy
     
  10. Shooting Jack

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    I'm with you Tom. I would cut a few, weigh the powder and if in specs shoot the heck out of them. Great deal but I love my 9000's. Jackie B.
     
  11. CalvinMD

    CalvinMD Well-Known Member

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    Just send me the reloads..I will do a rigorous QC test on them and let you know how they did..no sense you chancing using them on your own...no need to thank me,..just the awesome kinda dude I am ; )
     
  12. goose2

    goose2 Well-Known Member

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    I would already have the 9000 for sale.
     
  13. willing

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    Dave
    I would call the previous owner and ask what kind of powder he used. If you look at the loading data most, not all of the popuar loadings are around 17-18 grains and if you cut a few open and measure them you will know what thet are going to be. Then use a crono on a couple. Bill
     
  14. himark

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    Just cut a few open and check them. Then blow some crap up preferably not yourself. :)
     
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    Will you autograph my pirate flag?
     
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