Reloading Bench Photos

Discussion in 'Ammunition & Reloading' started by Olympus, Sep 23, 2011.

  1. Rifling82

    Rifling82 Well-Known Member Supporter

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    That's what I used for my top, it's working out pretty good
     
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  2. OLD Ron

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    How long will it take you to outgrow it ?
    I usually can soon as the paint is dry .
     
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  3. targa

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    598D4CD4-449C-4173-BBDB-AB1F9CE6A512.jpeg It’s rare that it’s ever this clean but here is mine...
     
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  4. Caveman Jim

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    Thanks, it’s going to be a great work platform for many years to come, I hope.

    I’m going to concentrate on replenishing my ammo stockpiles with one or two rifle and pistol builds when my shoulder gives out and needs a rest.
     
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  5. OLD Ron

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    Winter here is the time I am in the bench room the most . Doing rescue guns has really pushed my reloading to the back . ( with thousands of rounds loaded ..... not a big rush to load ) My plan is to get the rescue guns done ..... then do 3 builds . By then I probably will be to old to shoot . :p
     
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  6. Caveman Jim

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    LOL. I haven't reloaded since October & my practice ammo for the XDM's is depleted, had to shoot factory JHP's the other day!!!:eek::eek::eek:
     
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  7. Caveman Jim

    Caveman Jim Well-Known Member

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    Well boys and girls, it’s time for me to start posting in the ammo/reloading section since the room has turned out it’s first loads for the .40S&W!!! upload_2019-8-27_18-41-53.gif

    I still need to get the 2 upper cabinets installed but I couldn’t wait cuz I’m out of XDM40 food.

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  8. Missouribound

    Missouribound Well-Known Member

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    What, no overhead door or remote?
    Just kidding. I am a big advocate for utilizing space anyway you can.
    I am getting a large heavy duty shelving unit /cabinet gifted to me this week that I want to use as a reloading center.
    Just haven't figured out how to set it up yet.
    It has to be in my garage and I have to be able to put everything away to keep it clean. I just don't have the room to leave it set up.
     
  9. Caveman Jim

    Caveman Jim Well-Known Member

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    My first place to reload was in my woodworking shop on my outfeed table... I would cover all my stuff with a few bed sheets so the sawdust (man glitter) didn’t get on it all...:p
     
  10. OLD Ron

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    Off to the races there Jim !
    Take lots of pictures of the set up ..... it is only clean & organized that well once ...... or maybe that's just in my world .
     
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  11. Caveman Jim

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    Well Ron, I’ll kind of deal with it like my woodworking shop. When it gets too dirty, messy, cluttered & I can’t find what I’m lookin for that’s when I clean it up.:D:D:D
     
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  12. austin92

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    I’m to the point where I need another bench. My tumbler, strainer, and media has been moved to the floor, there’s powders on the shelf I can’t see, and a lot of real-estate taken up by shell holders and Plano boxes full of halfway and completed reloads. Need a better way to organize brass too. Bought a bunch of lumber, haven’t got any farther lol
     
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  13. Caveman Jim

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    For the volume of brass that goes through the shop I decided to get a dedicated unit to handle it all. I sort till Tupperware containers are full then put brass in gallon size bags and into the totes till I either want to use them or they get sold....

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  14. OLD Ron

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    I started with a empty bed room ...... then added bench ..... then 3 shelf units ...... a juke box ......stereo .... drafting table ......rolling tool chest ......gun cabinet ......filing cabinet ....2 office chairs . Every space is full . The brass & supply s & casting equipment are stored else where . I need a bigger house !
     
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  15. Missouribound

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    Jim....about the toaster oven.
    Is that for nourishment or are you using it somehow in your reloading process?
    Stranger things have happened.
     
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  16. OLD Ron

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    I have a oven in my room too . Mine is for PC bullets . I take it to the car port so the fumes don't stink up my room .
     
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  17. oO_Rogue_Oo

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    Powder coating bullets maybe
     
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  18. Missouribound

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    And I have to ask....what would be the reason or purpose to powder coat bullets?
    Other than making them look nice.
     
  19. oO_Rogue_Oo

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    Cast lead bullets have a tendency of lead fouling a barrel. One of the ways to combat this is by powder coating the bullet. The powder coat acts as a lubricant between the bullet and barrel to help prevent leading. An alternative method would be a wax based lube. You can also use a Alox based lube. But in recent years powder coating has proven to be a very effective method.
     
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  20. Missouribound

    Missouribound Well-Known Member

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