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Old January 16, 2011, 10:33 PM   #351
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Old January 16, 2011, 11:00 PM   #352
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Pictures of your reloading bench/equipment

Nice set-up. Wish mine looked that neat and clean!!!
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Old January 17, 2011, 03:24 AM   #353
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I built mine out of many pieces of scrap wood.
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Old February 2, 2011, 09:52 AM   #354
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Finally Got'er Done

Here is my finally finished bench with all presses in their proper places.

The left side, showing a Dillon 550B under wraps. A slightly out-of-focus CH "444" is at the right edge of the pic.


Looking slightly right you see the "444", along with a Vega Tools B&M clone powder measure in back, a Quick-Measure in front, and a Hollywood Senior (2nd pattern) at the right.



The middle of the bench. From right to left are a pair of Dunbar "H" presses, and the Senior.


And at the far right, I have a Hollywood Senior Turret (8-stations), a Hollywood Universal Model-B Turret (12-stations), and in back is a Hollywood Universal Model-III Special (12-stations) with three turrets.




I haven't mentioned it before, but old presses never come with a way to catch spent primers. I fixed this by adding a brass fitting to the bottom of the H-Ram on the Model-B, and screwing a 1/2" hose to it that lead to a plastic dog biscuit box. No more spent primers on the floor.
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Old February 2, 2011, 09:54 AM   #355
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Hollywood Universal Model-III Special

The Model-III Special is my latest and hopefully last acquisition.

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Old February 10, 2011, 12:46 PM   #356
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just got started so not much equipment...yet.
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Old February 10, 2011, 12:58 PM   #357
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Jake556, simple and functional workbench! Nice
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Old February 10, 2011, 03:22 PM   #358
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Jake 556, mind telling how that was built. Looks good!
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Old February 11, 2011, 01:11 PM   #359
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So here's my project. As of right now I have way more money and time invested in the bench itself than I do in the actual reloading equipment, but I'm working on it. The door in the middle at the bottom is where I have my brass tumbler. It is lined with styrofoam insulation panels. It keeps the noise and dust to a minimum. The second pic shows how the inserts with the tools premounted on them slide in and out. The next pic shows how I store the inserts that I'm not using. This way when I slide in a blank insert I have a usable workbench with power and light. Very useful so far. The last pic is the bookshelf over my light source. I'm working on filling it up. I like the setup, it gives me all the storage space I need to store tools and supplies, and still looks fairly organized and clutter free. The last pic is a look at how I recessed the tools in the drawers. Easier to remember where to put them away and see if anything's missing.
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Old February 11, 2011, 02:01 PM   #360
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Morn'in manbearpig,

GOOD LOOK'IN BENCH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

I like how you are able to store your tools.

The only thing which I can see which might be, IMHO, better, is if you were to employ my under the bench receiver system for tool mounting.

This would provide the same changability as your present system, but allow the bench top to retain it's integraty and remain solid with no cuts or holes.

I have thought of building a system such as yours for "storage" of unused tools, but because my receiver system has 2 sets of "primary" receiver tubes as well as a secondary set, my Hornady progressive L-N-L and my RCBS Rockchucker spend most of their time in position and ready to go.

The secondary receiver position is where I mount the shotshell reloader, Bench top primer tool, case trimmers, Boolit sizer/lubers, powder measure etc., but they are only in place as needed and do not have a decated mount except for the powder measure.

OH, and don't worry about "filling up" storage space, as that is the last thing a long term reloader needs to worry about!

My "piling system" is much more advanced then yours!

I am in the process of building, built in storage, under the bench in the common area the wife and I share. I call it the reloading room and she calls it the hobby room. There will be 9 drawers total - all Oak faced to match the rest of the house -, 6 on Sharon's side and 3 on mine.

From the looks of your wood working skills, I could sure use your help.

I am much more at home with steel fabricating, while I am in the learning process with drawer building.

Keep up the good work, but think about the STEEL under the bench receiver system.

Keep em coming!

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Old February 11, 2011, 02:36 PM   #361
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Here's my setup that will last me till we move tuis summer



9$ at Menards. Solid as a rock !
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Old February 11, 2011, 05:18 PM   #362
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I remember starting with a sizing die cut with a reamer and all tasks were by hammer and scale some 50 years ago.
I am jealous of you guys with only one press and several cans of powder.
I had it get away with me and now I have a mess

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Old February 11, 2011, 05:29 PM   #363
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thanks my last photos didn't work, never too old to learn.
well over 150 different calibers dies and reamers 10 presses some where in there. 200# of various types of powder. gun parts every where.
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Old February 11, 2011, 05:31 PM   #364
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Old February 11, 2011, 05:42 PM   #365
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edward5759,

Your "piling" system just may one up mine!

Keep em coming!

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Old June 3, 2011, 11:17 PM   #366
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I've been wanting to bring life back to this thread for a couple years! And now I can.
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Old June 3, 2011, 11:23 PM   #367
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Old June 4, 2011, 12:45 AM   #368
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I was going to say a lot of your benchs are way too clean and then Edward showed up and restored my faith in my fellow man. (LOL)

Nice lathe you have there Edward.

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Old June 4, 2011, 01:01 PM   #369
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If you like clutter, you'll love my benches!
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Old June 4, 2011, 05:13 PM   #370
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Here are some pictures of my reloading setup and my RCBS Pro 2000 press. The built-in cabinets hold powder, cases, and primers. The bench is heavily reinforced to manage the heavy Pro 2000 without the need for legs on the bench.



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Old June 4, 2011, 05:21 PM   #371
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Very nice.
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Old June 5, 2011, 12:53 PM   #372
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My latest pictures, great pics guys, some real nice benches. Lets see more!!!
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Old June 5, 2011, 02:27 PM   #373
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My Simple Bench

Suits my needs and makes fine ammo for the range.

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Old June 5, 2011, 02:55 PM   #374
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Old June 13, 2011, 09:54 PM   #375
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my $3.00 "bench"

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