The Firing Line Forums

Go Back   The Firing Line Forums > The Skunkworks > Handloading, Reloading, and Bullet Casting

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old December 17, 2001, 02:51 AM   #1
Winston
Senior Member
 
Join Date: May 6, 2001
Posts: 141
Newbee

I just received a used "lee turret press". What is the difference
between a turret press and a progressive loader?

Also, What is a "single stage" press"
Winston is offline  
Old December 17, 2001, 05:05 AM   #2
J.T.King
Senior Member
 
Join Date: March 8, 2000
Location: SoCal
Posts: 345
From a newbie to a newbee...

I have only been reloading for about two years now, but I'll tell you what I know.

Single Stage Press: Only one shell in the press at a time and only one die in the press at a time. Workflow is do each step to a bunch of rounds. Eventually they are all done.

Turret Press: Only one shell in the press at a time but several (3-5) dies in the press. Workflow is pull the handle for one step, rotate to next die, rinse, repreat. Finish an entire cartrige before going to the next one.

Progressive Press: As many shells in the press as die-stations, as many dies in the press as a turret press. Workflow is each pull of the handle; every die station is doing something with a cartridge. Every pull of the handle a completed round falls out (after you have the assembly line moving).

Hope this helps!

JT
J.T.King is offline  
Old December 17, 2001, 09:48 PM   #3
Winston
Senior Member
 
Join Date: May 6, 2001
Posts: 141
Thanks --

That helped quite a bit ---

Thanks
Winston is offline  
Reply

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:10 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
This site and contents, including all posts, Copyright © 1998-2014 S.W.A.T. Magazine
Copyright Complaints: Please direct DMCA Takedown Notices to the registered agent: thefiringline.com
Contact Us
Page generated in 0.06297 seconds with 9 queries