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Don Brown and his MEC handle

Discussion in 'Shooting Related Threads' started by maclellan1911, Apr 20, 2009.

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  1. maclellan1911

    maclellan1911 TS Member

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    Just a thumbs up on Dons replacement handle for the MECs. Its a bit funny looking but really worked out well. Has some good adjustability to it.
    Don, thank you
     
  2. grntitan

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    Is that the "D" handle replacement?-----Matt
     
  3. maclellan1911

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    <a href="http://s160.photobucket.com/albums/t196/jrm7800/?action=view&current=102_0849.jpg" target="_blank">[​IMG]</a>
     
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    Sweet!!!! I always wanted to try one of them just didn't know if i would like it all the time. Its kinda like my thumbhole stock BT100 it looks neat but it aint all the comfortable to use.----Matt
     
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    Good picture!

    I have one of the early ones he made and like it. It's ergonomically correct and can be moved to any position you desire. It looks like he's made improvements on his original design.

    Do you have his email address or phone number? Thanks, HarryC
     
  6. maclellan1911

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    dbrown1711@comcast.net

    I like it, I was playing with the adjustments for a few the other night. This is not the loader I intend to use it on. When I get to my loading area and normal bench set up I will adjust again. Trying to replicate the intended loaders location. I think the handle will be slighty rotated off the the right. The grip it self is at a lower point makeing it more comfortable for me. It also seems to make a positive return to the top of the stroke better.
     
  7. butch's90t

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    MC1911 thanks.

    I may have fibbed about having one of D Browns handles. Wasn't there another gentleman making these handles also? He didn't have his own email address but was using his daughters. I think he was from Indiana. HarryC
     
  8. maclellan1911

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    ohmahashootingsupply here on TS.com has a handle also I believe. I went with Dons because the handle is designed to rotate, ohmahas I believe you had to loosen the bolts to have it rotate freely? I am not sure but the guy offering the 25lb shot tube for the mecs may also have one?
     
  9. JACK

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    Hope it is nice and soft for you pansies
     
  10. E-Z STROKE

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    Don Brown
    1711 So. Co. Rd. 180 East
    Frankfort,IN 46041
    765-654-7866

    I build the"D" handle for the MEC.My original e-mail address was in my wife's name,but that has been changed to dbrown1711@comcast.net.
    I also build the double bend E-Z Stroke Handle to enhance the operation of the PW and the Spolar.
    Please contact me if you might be interested.You can also TRY BEFORE YOU BUY.
    Thanks Don
     
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    I have one on my RCBS Grand and love it. What a great addition.

    Thanks Don.

    Gregg Dexter
     
  12. butch's90t

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    Don, thanks it is your handle I have. How soon we forget! I want to order another handle when I get back to IA next month. I will send you a private message when I get there. HarryC
     
  13. grunt

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    Don made me one for my P/W. Works get, Very comfortable to use.
     
  14. JACK

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    Grunt. Take a pic of that and I will post it. I might even join the crowd.

    [​IMG]
     
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    NOw tell me... Is that handle padded or just painted?
     
  16. LeesburgGamecock

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    Don's handle is great for the MEC. It changed my whole outlook on it, as it makes the task much, much easier. The handle is lower then the the standard one, which gives me more leverage, but more importantly you can set it offset to the right (or left), and angled at a natural position. It is so much more comfortable to load that I was amazed how much better it could be with a new handle. Do youself a big favor and order one if you reload on a 9000.
     
  17. maclellan1911

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    what leesburg said
     
  18. cubancigar2000

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    Somebody has them on ebay for the PW now
     
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    MIA, I'm glad I didn't have a mouth full of coffee when I read your posts or I'd be cleaning off my screen right now! LOL

    JB=Jerry Beach 8503917
     
  20. JACK

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    Hey Bar... What kinda loder is that?

    Jer, how was the Fl shoots this year? Win some "big bucks"?
     
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