My Reloading and Gun Room

Discussion in 'Ammunition & Reloading' started by JonM, Oct 9, 2011.

  1. JonM

    JonM Moderator

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    figured i would put up some pics of my loading and work space. the table in the middle and the bench that the xl650 is on has holes drilled for the single stage rcbs press, primer tool, and primer swager.

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    opposite wall has the majority of cleaned sorted brass and odds and ends

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    the gun safe is in the next basement room over next to the freezer.
     
  2. fmj

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    Jealous am I!!

    Is that the stock i need for my Ruger 44 standing up there by the door?
     

  3. willfully armed

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    Jon, I see the 650, where's the rockchucker?
     
  4. JonM

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    thanks :) unfortunately not. its just a 10/22 stock :(

    its on the shelf on the back wall. left of the shop vac second from the bottom. i only bolt it up to make small batches of 458winmag 50AE and sometimes 30-06

    that room used to be a basement woodshop the previous owner setup. he left behind all the way cool workspaces. the green table i got off the trash burn pile at work before they torched it!! its as solid as it looks!! i think the top is solid oak or some other hard wood. if it wasnt already buggered up with gouges and holes i wouldnt have drilled my own. but i destroyed a drill bit drilling 6 holes for the single stage stuff
     
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  5. Boyerracing343

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    Extremely nice set up you got going on. Very nice work. Thank you for sharing.
     
  6. oldpapps

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    Something is just not right??????

    There, I see it now.

    No clutter, I have trouble seeing my floor. Better believe that those photos will not be seen by anyone in this house other than me. You trying to get me in the dog house? ;)

    OSOK
     
  7. JonM

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    the clutter is the rest of the house!! i take reloading serious. i dont like distractions when im handling gunpowder and primers :)

    ive always had fears im a borderline hoarder at times. but the gun room is spotless.
     
  8. 762

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    i want, i want. i'm still collecting reloading stuff, but it's looking like it'll have to happen in the garage
     
  9. neilage66

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    Jon, that looks like a very nice and well organized space.

    Every gun-man (or handy-man) should be so fortunate to have a nice work shop.

    I am fortunate in that my wife allows gunsmithing and gun cleaning in the dining room! :p I have the garage if I need a vise or the basement for dirty work. :D
     
  10. CA357

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    That's a beautiful setup Jon. :cool:
     
  11. g17frantz

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  12. JonM

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    You might have to store your press and dies and such inside. NC climate will destroy steel in a garage. There was some here that turned a closet into a very nice very efficient space wise loadng room. Very impressive.

    Slap up some two by four walls with plywood and a door take over some basement territory!!

    Ive been considering sticking my xbox and tv in the gun room for when i do gun cleaning.

    Hell i just wanna live in that room lol
     
  13. anm2_man

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    I hope that swager isn't bolted down in that configuration. You could have a back ache operating it. But nice setup.

    Oh I didn't see any extra toolheads ?
     
  14. JonM

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    no lol. the bolt holes for it are just to the left of the dillon. the tool heads are in the corner right of the xl650
     
  15. JTJ

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    I have always believed a neat desk is the sign of a sick mind.:D Dam* thats neat. I am jealous too.
     
  16. spittinfire

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    That is an awesome shop! I can't wait for the day when I can set up a proper reloading bench instead of what I'm working on right now.
     
  17. chris1234

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    great set up, if i could only get into our garage, mind is in the loft.

    neat and tidy too
     
  18. BlueTurf

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    That looks like a first-class reloading setup.
     
  19. willfully armed

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    Jon, im drinking the blue koolaid now

    Sure is nice popping 100rds in a few minutes!

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