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Some reloading fun. PICS

Discussion in 'Shooting Related Threads' started by JACK, May 12, 2009.

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  1. JACK

    JACK Well-Known Member Supporting Vendor

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    I load STS hulls. Green and gold. But I decided to run a couple of odd hulls thru my PW and see what came out. I had a small qty of 12S3 wads and put tose into one Gold medal smooth plastic and one Top Gun. Then I stuck a 1 ounce fig 8 into a AA hull. All have Tite wad powder and Cheddite primers. Adn along side are shat appear to be a twice reloaded STS group tthat were overruns.

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    And here is my new Bulleys component reclaimer. Verks goot, Ole.

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  2. cubancigar2000

    cubancigar2000 Well-Known Member

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    Jack, you are having way too much fun with that new loader
     
  3. JACK

    JACK Well-Known Member Supporting Vendor

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    Lou. Yes. But the neat thing is that Ihave not made one alteration to the settings since putting the machine on line. I had a couple of Gun Clubs, but I think they go pitched by my machine operator. He is pretty fussy. Ya know?
     
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    Jack,

    That produces some nice reloads.

    Matt
     
  5. JACK

    JACK Well-Known Member Supporting Vendor

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    Matt. And the neat thing is that the only change I made to accomodate the hull change is to substitute a strate walled wad. My buddy Whack-o-Whack taught me that. He is a "baggy bagger". You know waht that is? Adn in the vinter he is a "bucket bagger".
     
  6. don q

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    Thats a great idea bolting your knocker outer to the machine and your Unloader is prettier than mine but they work great. don q
     
  7. FN in MT

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    "CAUTION LIVE SHELL" !!!!

    God but I so hate Attorneys!! Freaking WARNING labels on everything.

    FN in MT
     
  8. guido

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    MIA, My MEC 9000 H will make them the same way.

    GUIDO
     
  9. BLACKDOG

    BLACKDOG TS Member

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    Not in a million years could MEC load shell's like that. I own those junk piles, WHAT A PIECE OF CRAP
     
  10. cubancigar2000

    cubancigar2000 Well-Known Member

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    He has an 850+ I believe
     
  11. cubancigar2000

    cubancigar2000 Well-Known Member

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    Yeah his unloader is prettier than mine too but Gary must be setting Jack up for something?
     
  12. dverna

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    800+ I think.

    I actually prefer if over the Spolar because of the optional case feeder. Both great machines though.

    I could not get a MEC to crimp like the PW. Not saying it cannot be done - just my problem maybe.

    Don Verna
     
  13. Trap2

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    Levi391.... I'll put my MEC 9000H up against any PW made for both speed and for shell quality. I've had 2 PW's, and they just didn't do the job for me a MEC does. Look closely at the shells on the left. If you will notice, there is no taper at the end of the shell. Not a big thing you say? Try feeding those into an auto loader all day long and see how many won't feed because that taper isn't there. I will grant you that a PW is light years ahead of a MEC when it comes to a quality built, precision engineered reloader, but, all things being equal, MEC does as good, or better job, for a fraction of the price. The most important thing with ANY reloader, of course, is to have it set up properly... Just my personal experience... Dan Thome (Trap2)
     
  14. guido

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    Hey Levi391, Maybe your MEC's had operator trouble, and you didn't even know it.

    GUIDO
     
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    Trap2...if he puts another 1/2 turn on the nut that controls spring tension on the final crimper...the shells will have a nice rounded taper.
     
  16. JACK

    JACK Well-Known Member Supporting Vendor

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    Guido. Tune that MEC up and we'll Let The OWA gusy decide whiich is better. We'll let them take mine and compare to yours. I'll use some once fired greenies. You can use them late 80s AAs that never wear out.
     
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    JACK Well-Known Member Supporting Vendor

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    Dan-o. Those will go thru a 1100. I have money on that. Take it from a guy that campaigned 1100s. Those will feed all day long without a hiccup.
     
  18. birddog1964

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    YOU GO TRAP2 MEC all the way, prefect shells prefect shooting!!!!!!
     
  19. claybuster38

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    I wish I could get into your league with the PW's I started with the Mec sizemaster. I have 5 of them set up in different locations. Like all machines once you get a feel for them yoy can crank out shells to perfection. I can take any case and turn out a nice shell. For that reason I am reluctant to change. I would reccomend a sizemaster to anyone wanting to get started loading. They are much slower. I enjoy my loading time. and I never want for shells. I do enjoy looking at the other set-ups. Thanks! Marv
     
  20. Zuzax

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    I'm with GB, where can I get one of those shell cutters?

    Cheers,

    George
     
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