reloading equipment location - Page 2
You are Unregistered, please register to use all of the features of!    

Firearm & Gun Forum - > Gear & Accessories > Ammunition & Reloading >

reloading equipment location

LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 02-25-2012, 03:19 AM   #11
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: Tucson,AZ, for now
Posts: 230
Liked 9 Times on 9 Posts
Likes Given: 1


I think your equipment needs to be straightened up. I have no idea how you use it on its side.
I found that in CA and AZ, rust wasn't an issue. My son, however, in northern CA, found that rust is an issue.
Right now, I do all my reloading in the house and all the dirty jobs (case cleaning and gun cleaning) in the house as I am tired of reloading, freezing in the winter and sweating in the summer.
If you keep a light coat of oil on the press (and leave it covered by a sheet) and leave the dies in a box with DESICCANT, you will have no problems.
Rusty dies, actually, are seldom a problem. I have a couple and the rust is on the outside and the inside contact surfaces are rust free even after over 40 years of use. I really think the burnishing of the working surfaces and residual oils keep the working surfaces rust free.
If you worry, then move the clean reloading activities inside where you can maintain 55-90F temperatures and 0-80% RH.

noylj is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 02-25-2012, 03:30 AM   #12
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
hmh's Avatar
Join Date: Sep 2011
Posts: 738
Liked 200 Times on 135 Posts


My whole house is sideways so it works out. I live in west tn so wondering how much humidity will get in during reloading. Storing is in original containers in ammo cans with silicone desiccant.
hmh is offline  
Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Firearms Forum Replies Last Post
Reloading equipment SmithKid308 The Club House 3 07-20-2011 05:39 PM
Lee reloading equipment, why is it looked down on? spittinfire Ammunition & Reloading 43 04-28-2010 05:33 PM
Back In The Day Reloading Equipment Dave_Bone Ammunition & Reloading 9 02-26-2010 03:12 PM
Reloading equipment YOU Made. cpttango30 Ammunition & Reloading 8 11-03-2009 05:50 PM
Ammo Storage and Reloading location spittinfire The Club House 17 07-18-2009 04:34 PM

Newest Threads