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Help me with a Spolar....

Discussion in 'Uncategorized Threads' started by Beretta687EELL, May 6, 2007.

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  1. Beretta687EELL

    Beretta687EELL Well-Known Member

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    You could put a hydraulic unit on your PW. The ATS was (if memory serves) available for the PW and Spolar until MEC bought out the company. I suspect they should be available soon from MEC ... just some other options. Good luck with your choice. Bill Malcolm
     
  2. eric

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    I've had the loaders you mentioned other than the 366 and found the Spolar to be a definate cut above. As for Spolar hydraulics, it certainly makes everything smooth and quick. Good choice - it will last a lifetime.

    Eric
     
  3. rdt10

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    I have a PW 800+ with the spolar hydraulic on it. The spolar hydraulic works great with the PW. Everything controlled with your foot. You can stop/start/reverse at will. Same unit as the spolar reloader uses except the stub arm that replaces the handle is different. If you like the PW you should check out just adding the hydro. They are fast and eliminate the shoulder/elbow strain.

    Rick
     
  4. RobertT

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    Simply put, moving to a Spolar with hydraulics is the equivalent of moving from a Chevy to a Cadillac with a chauffer. I shoot with several gentlemen who are in their seventy's and eighty's. My advice to them when they submit that age is slowing down their game, usually recoil intolerance, is to find a mechanical solution for the problem they are experiencing. I too have hand, elbow and shoulder problems and went to a Spolar with the hydraulics. I couldn't be happier, wish I'd done it a lot sooner.
    Robert
     
  5. whiz white

    whiz white Strong Supporter of Trapshooting Banned

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    I highly doubt that Spolar will have an ATS. ATS's patents were purchased by Mayville Engineering (Mec).

    They have said that in a couple of months they "might" have them available. If a P/W oand/or Spolar unit becomes available, it will come from Mec in WI.

    They informed me that the 15th of this month, the Mec unit should be made availabe to the public.

    Whiz White
     
  6. oleolliedawg

    oleolliedawg Banned User Banned TS Supporters

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    Get yourself a Spolar with Hydraulics and never look back. The rest, although far cheaper, are all wannabees. Other than a few primer feed issues, you can't find a sturdier, more trouble free machine anywhere!!
     
  7. fssberson

    fssberson Active Member

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    Get in line. I ordered a Spolar last week and will put on PW hydraulic unit. Fred
     
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