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Template For MEC Mounting Holes

Discussion in 'Shooting Related Threads' started by smoking357, Jan 23, 2009.

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  1. smoking357

    smoking357 TS Member

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    Does anyone have a Word document of the MEC mounting holes?

    Apologies if this has been posted previously.
     
  2. halfmile

    halfmile Well-Known Member

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    Unusual query.

    I just put the thing up on the bench and sent 3 drill screws into the counterin the holes provided.

    I suppose you could mark them with a magic marker if you're persnickety.

    HM
     
  3. bigbore613

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    Turn loader upside down , empty contents first, hold piece of paper and trace with pencil. Go not take up Skydiving. LOL , Jeff
     
  4. smoking357

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    Very funny, Jeff. Pardon my reluctance to employ Kentucky engineering. I sometimes forget that shotgunning is not among the precision shooting sports.
     
  5. Shady Creek

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    !/4in bit through holes in bottom plate....GOOD LUCK
     
  6. JACK

    JACK Well-Known Member Supporting Vendor

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    Ya just cannot make up stuff that good.
     
  7. lefthdr

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    Here you go, adjust as necessary.
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  8. cubancigar2000

    cubancigar2000 Well-Known Member

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    you guys are cruel
     
  9. willyo

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    to lefthdr

    Worlds revolutionary infinitly adjustable template = PRICELESS

    Good to see humor at the end of the day -thanks

    Bill
     
  10. Hauxfan

    Hauxfan Well-Known Member

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    Easiest way is to sit it where you want it, and take a pencil and mark the holes. Move the reloader and drill where the holes are.

    Worked for me........

    Hauxfan...........Engineer Extraordinaire!
     
  11. jbrucejr

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    Hausfan must remember what he read in his MEC manual.

    I have attached a scan of the mounting information from my 9000G manual.

    Cheers

    John
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  12. jbrucejr

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    OK - got the image into the message - twice as good as I planned.

    (my first try at adding an image to a post)
     
  13. Hauxfan

    Hauxfan Well-Known Member

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    Jbrucejr, Nope.........Not something I remember reading from the manual.

    I was a machinist at John Deere's for 31 years, and like Sherlock Holmes would say........"This is just elementary, Watson". ;) lol

    Hauxfan!
     
  14. jbrucejr

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    Hauxfan (spelt kerectly dis time)

    I started off as a machinist for Harley Bair at Bair Machine. (yep - the blast from the past loader & wad manufacturer from here in Nebraska) Continued with school and worked for 8 years as a prototype machinist and tool maker. Have been a mechanical engineer for the last 25.

    I agree with your quote from Holmes. ;-)

    I don't relly know why I still have the MEC manual. Being an Engineer I am morally obligated to open the box of everything I buy, trash the manual then disassemble and reassemble the item BEFORE I use it. lol

    Cheers

    John
     
  15. Haskins Bill

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    They walk among us!
     
  16. Haskins Bill

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    I just could not resist the litle bit of ribbing. On a side note a when attaching that loader to piece of plywood get some lattice strips and glue and fasten with brads to make a curb for the eventual spill. I also have my plywood hanging over the front of the bench a little ways and drilled a hole in one corner that is plugged with a cork. This allows me to sweep the spillages to the hole and into a kitchen strainer sitting in a margerine bowl. The strainer will allow most powders to sift through and captures the powder. Bill
     
  17. GrubbyJack

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    do you have a 3 hole base or 4 hole base ???
     
  18. omahasportingsupply

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    I like a 1 X 12 of #3 pine and screw the loader to the pine with drywall screws. This way if I want to put it away for a while to work with a different loader, I just pick it up and move it. If the press slides around to much, I use a C clamp on my wood. I currently have a vise attached with lag screws to a 2 X 8 and 3 C clamps make it sit real quiet. This way I can move to any one of my 3 benches (in my gun room) or whereever I want to be. I do like about a foot of wood in front of the loader to help with the leverage on the downstroke. The wood (screen molding) around the edge works great. For you craftsy kind of guys, router a groove around the edge of the wood and your spill barrier will almost be invisible. You can also use metal brackets if you want to slide out one press and replace with a different press. IMHO Omaha
     
  19. omahasportingsupply

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    EE Now that you ask, Yes, I do! I file it under M for Mobile. I have another copy filed under T for Templates. Thanks for asking. Your filing system may differ. LOL Omaha
     
  20. jbrucejr

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    I for one would NEVER ask where to put something like a C-clamp on these forums. :)

    John
     
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