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Kinetic Bullet Pullers

Discussion in 'Shooting Related Threads' started by crusha, Oct 14, 2010.

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  1. crusha

    crusha TS Member

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    Anybody use these things? Do they work on pistol cartridges? I'm fixing to disassemble some coon loads and would like to give one a try.
     
  2. Bill Hom

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    Mine works fine. I was suprised how hard you have to smack it to dislodge the bullet. Mine is an RCBS Bill
     
  3. Mapper

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    I have two of them, a Dillon and an old one. I find that they work better when I whack them on my anvil. Perhaps it's the angle of the blow(as opposed to the floor). Some cartridges take a couple of whacks.
     
  4. Brian in Oregon

    Brian in Oregon Well-Known Member

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    Some serious advice - wear safety glasses.

    While not common, it's certainly not rare to detonate a round with kinetic bullet pullers.
     
  5. capvan

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    I've got two kinetic bullet pullers. Some rounds take a LOT of whacks on a concrete block or concrete floor to pull the bullet. Forget it on rifle bullets, for the most part.

    I bit the bullet (pun intended) and bought an RCBS collet puller and a bunch of collets for everything I reload. Spent some $$, but boy, was it worth it! Worked slick, half the time and easy recovery of the components.

    Collets are the way to go.

    cap
     
  6. shot410ga

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    They work great. You really have to smack them. I think mine is RCBS, also.
     
  7. deercreek

    deercreek Well-Known Member

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    I think RCBS has a brand new one just released, check that out before you buy one.
     
  8. warpspeed

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    They work great but you need a very solid surface to hit them on. I use my table saw table as it is cast iron and it usually only takes 2 wacks.
     
  9. GrubbyJack

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    if your rounds have been seating around for awhile or are pulling military rounds, it help to seat the bullet down (just to break the seal-seat) you only need to move it a fraction 1/32 to 1/16"...Grubby ps if your puller has a hole in the side to dump, you might want to put a masking tape over the hole, it keeps the powder from flying around.
     
  10. slic lee

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    Brian- I would like to hear,read from you stating that you were personally told of a round going off from a kinetic bullet puller.
    I believe you made it up like many other comments you have.
    And YES, I have used that same brand, kind using both pistol and rifle ammo banging on wood,cement floor, steel without ever a primer going off in hundreds and hundreds of rounds.
     
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