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Mec Decimal Powder Bushing Chart

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  1. goosecall

    goosecall TS Member

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    Anyone have a chart for Mec powder bushings in decimal. I have a adapter for Mec bushings, and need a corresponding chart with Horniday bushings. 10tenner
     
  2. ec90t

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    Just use the chart for the powder you are using. All the powder manufacturers have them redily available online. They aren't machined accuratly enough for a decimal chart, just in the ball park. That is one of the reasons why Mec bushings are so cheap compared to what Hornady, RCBS, PW, etc.

    As for me, I'll stick with using what Hornady has to offer.

    ec90t
     
  3. 320090T

    320090T Well-Known Member

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    email address?
     
  4. goosecall

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    320090T email was added. 10tenner
     
  5. Basicdesignmachine

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    I agree ect90 i'll stick with the hornady bushings, Reason a higher degree of accuracy. Hornady makes there bushings are divisible by three. 447\3 if its woks out to a hole number theres a bushing.
     
  6. dverna

    dverna Active Member

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    How "accurate" does a bushing need to be??

    If it drops the right weight it is good to go.

    If you use charts only and do not have a scale you should not be reloading.

    I just bought a MEC adapter from Whiz because I can got a bunch of MEC bushings at a great price - less than 1/3 the price of PW/Spolar/Hornady bushings.

    Don
     
  7. Neil Winston

    Neil Winston Well-Known Member

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    What's a decimal bushing?

    Neil
     
  8. Smithy47

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    10tenner, I sent you an email that shows the bore diameter of MEC bushings in thousand's of an inch. Not sure if this is what you wanted, but email is pretty inexpensive. The chart was gift from another viewer of Trapshooter.com to me when I requested it a month or so ago. Great web site isn't it!!! Bob R.
     
  9. washandwear

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    Hi

    Reminds me of a saying the boss used on occasion

    "Measure it with a micrometer and cut it with an ax"

    Regards
     
  10. goosecall

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    "What's a decimal bushing?" One that has been divided by fractions! Thanks for the help, and those who sent emails. 10tenner
     
  11. Jollytrapshooter

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    Bob R., could you please send me that chart. I have been interested in making a couple of my own bushings and need the I.D. of the bushings. Thanks, Josh.
     
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    Josh, email sent with bushing chart. Bob
     
  13. Neil Winston

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    Quit that, EE! You are making us think!

    Neil
     
  14. Basicdesignmachine

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    Don I'm not saying your thinking is wrong. I feel more comfortable with a finer dergee of accuracy, That maybe because I've worked in machine shops for over thirty years. I'm acustom to spliting hairs all day. I've also found powders do vary from keg to keg. Maybe one bushing like a 447 to a 450 or a 444. Just my experence. Lou
     
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    Jollytrapshooter now that you have the bushing chart why don't you copy and paste it here and we can all see it. Or is it a major secret that the rest of us are not supposed to see????

    Bob Lawless
     
  16. WesleyB

    WesleyB Well-Known Member

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    I was sent this one from this site... I have forgotten who sent it to me..



    Ponsness-Warren/Mec/Hornady Bushings
    Have Powder # Decimal Have Shot # Decimal Ounces
    1 AX .249 * 4 .561 7/8
    2 AX .250 * 5 .601 1
    3 AX .251 5.5 .618 1 1/16
    A .309 * 6 .646 1 1/8
    * Mec 14 .312 * 7 .672 1 ¼
    B .313 8 1 3/8
    C .323 9 1 ½
    C 1 .329
    * Mec 16 .329
    D .334
    * Mec 17 .335
    * Mec 18 .342
    D 1 .343
    * Mec 19 .350
    * Mec 20 .356
    * Hor 363 .363
    E .364
    * Mec 21 .365
    E 1 .371
    * Mec 22 .374
    E 2 .380
    * Mec 23 .381
    * Mec 24 .389
    * PW HM .390
    F .392
    * F 1 .393
    * PW HM .398
    * Mec HM .401
    * PW HM .404
    * PW HM .405
    * PW HM .407
    * Mec 26 .409
    G .410
    * G 1 .414
    * Hor 420 .420
    * Hor 426 .426
    * Mec 29 .427
    * H .428
    * I .434
    * Mec 30 .436
    * Hor 441 .441
    * Mec 31 .443
    * J .445
    * J 1 .449
    * Hor 450 .450
    * Mec 32 .451
    * K .453
    * Mec 33 .459
    * L .465
    * Mec 34 .467
    * Mec 35 .470
    * M .475
    * Hor 480 .480
    * Mec 36 .483
    * Mec 37 & PW N .490
    * O .494
    * Mec 38 .498
    * P .503
    * Q .505
    * Mec 38 A .508
    * Mec 39 .510
    * R .513
    S .519
    * Mec 40 .530
    T .536
    U .552
    V .559
    W .573
    X .578
    Y .592
    Z .623
     
  17. WesleyB

    WesleyB Well-Known Member

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    Well that didnt list right. Cant hardly read it.. I can email it to anyone who wants it.. It is in Excel format.
     
  18. whiz white

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    Wes: It's difficult to format your data here. I'd recommend doing it in a Excel or Word, then do a screen print and save it as a JPG, then insert it as a photo.

    If you click my URL above, I have listed the P/W bushing diameters. This info is from P/W.

    Whiz
     
  19. WesleyB

    WesleyB Well-Known Member

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    Whiz,
    The file I have is in Excel. When i copy and pasted, it didnt look the same. Not really a computer guy hehehehe I will send it to you by email. I got the file from a person here and I feel bad cause I forgot who sent it to me. I looked in my emails and guess I have cleaned house. I havent measured any bushing myself. Kind of like a powder chart... weigh your powder! I did weigh some SOLO 1000 and made note of what they dropped with the powder I have. Like you well know always check weights. Check your email I just sent it to you. It has 2 different sheets too look at.. one is Mec and one has Mec,PW and Hornady bushing mixed in order.

    Respectfully
    WesleyB
     
  20. goosecall

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    I hope this works, click url above. It worked. This is a new beta program by Adobe Acrobat. Click file top left, Mec powder conversion. Right side 'DOWNLOAD' you can download PDF file. 10tenner
     
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