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Primers, Resizing, MECs

Discussion in 'Uncategorized Threads' started by mrskeet410, Aug 26, 2008.

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  1. mrskeet410

    mrskeet410 TS Member

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    With the MEC Grabbers and 9000s, aren't we essentially resizing a hull with a live primer in place?
     
  2. shrek

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    no, the resize happens in the same station as the old spent primer being removed
     
  3. jbmi

    jbmi Well-Known Member

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    No, The resizing takes place at station #1 on the down stroke while the old primer is being punched out. Then on station #2 the new primer is seated on the down stroke followed by the powder drop on the up stroke. At least that's the way my 9000's and Grabber works.
     
  4. Hullchucker

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    Does Mec make a deprimer and resizer unit that is separate from the reloader? If not are there any good used ones available? Cell # 419 302 4846. Charlie.
     
  5. mrskeet410

    mrskeet410 TS Member

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    Duh! Of course the resizer is at the first station. I use a 650, but have a Super-sizer. I've been know to resize a loaded shell, but was never really scared to that since I was thinking the Grabbers and 9000s resized on the second station. Should have looked closer at the 9000s I see.

    Now....what about resizing a loaded shell on a Super-sizer?
     
  6. Quack Shot

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    Check with MEC, but I believe their answer would be a simple "NO".
     
  7. Dave P

    Dave P TS Supporters TS Supporters

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    Charlie: MEC used to make one years ago. I kept mine from the early eighties and glad I did. It comes in handy when cutting mistakes apart and punching primers back out. And no, I have never had one go off in twenty plus years. Sometimes you can catch one on e-bay but they fetch a pretty fair price.
     
  8. chrisg

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    I have a stand alone case conditioner that resizes and deprimes if anyone is interested. It is a 12 gauge and is in excellent condition, just a little dusty from sitting on the shelf, no rust at all. I would take $40 for it plus shipping from 61883.
    chris g.
    email me if interested
     
  9. omgb

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    I have one too, it's a Lachmiller unit. It deprimes and resizes. I'd take $30.0 pluss shipping for it.
     
  10. RLC323

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    Back years ago that Lachmiller unit was top dog. It would even sometimes peel a sliver of brass off the old Remington RXP hulls if they had not been run through before. Really did a good job of pressing the brass into shape.
     
  11. maclellan1911

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    the MEC case conditioners, when they do come up on ebay. Run 50.00 +. Look hard enough and you can find deal. I have always loaded new hulls fired from my gun. I recently came into several 1000 STS 12 and 20 g hulls. Found the case conditioners here on TS. I will weed through the hulls resize the good and chuck the bad.
     
  12. chrisg

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    I am not sure what kind it is, it kind of looks like a MEC but I can't find any name or number on it. It is made of all steel and is very heavy duty.
    c.g.
     
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