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Old September 17, 2006, 03:03 PM   #1
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Where can I find one of these?

It is probably expensive, but would be awsome. Anyone know of this or similar equipment?
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Old September 17, 2006, 03:46 PM   #2
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I have seen some that look like it on e-bay.
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Old September 17, 2006, 04:26 PM   #3
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Looks like something to make a Frankenstein monster.
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Old September 18, 2006, 02:00 AM   #4
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Looks like an old H-Square loader. To say they are troublesome would be kind. I used to work for a guy who loaded pistol ammo commercially. Load it up with primers, powder, bullets and cases and let it run all night long. Not a hi-speed machine, but OK if you just want to run it for hours.
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Old September 18, 2006, 05:40 PM   #5
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Apparently you want to mass produce your own ammo? If so, the progressive press of choice would come from Dillon.
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Old September 18, 2006, 09:12 PM   #6
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I don't want a progressive, I want something automated
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Old September 18, 2006, 11:08 PM   #7
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I know of one commercial ammo loader who still uses those machines...

Space Coast Bullets in Melbourne, FL.

4250 Dow Road, #307

ph. (321) 259-3044

Calvin is the owner/proprietor, and spends what I think is an inordinate amount of time keeping those particular machines operating. If I remember correctly, he actually had to machine replacement parts for them, and scrounge others.

He also runs Ponsness-Warren machines, and hydraulic/electric conversions for Dillon 1050 machines.
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Old September 19, 2006, 08:36 PM   #8
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Altus Oklahoma PD had something like that set up for .38spl from back when everyone carried wheel guns...

i ran it for a while as a probie making lots and lots of ammo. no hick-ups at all. just keep it filled with consumables...

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Old September 19, 2006, 10:26 PM   #9
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"...want something automated..." Mucho dinero. Very mucho. Saw a price some time back. Forget where though. Seems to me it was in the neighbourhood of 10 grand or more for a commercial loading machine.
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Old September 20, 2006, 11:54 AM   #10
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This is one of the places...
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Old September 20, 2006, 12:26 PM   #11
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If you want a SERIOUS ammo-making-machine, Camdex is (and has been for many years) the major player in that game:

And THE name in cast-bullet-making machines is Magma:

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Old September 25, 2006, 12:08 AM   #12
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This is the closest thing I could come up with.
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