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Old July 14, 2013, 12:28 PM   #526
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I run two Dillons in my Reloading/Gun room.

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Old July 14, 2013, 06:49 PM   #527
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Re: Pictures of your reloading bench/equipment

Its not even re-setup again!
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Old August 21, 2013, 01:10 AM   #528
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Only reloading 9mm right now, so not much clutter in my man cave.

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Old August 21, 2013, 01:15 AM   #529
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And another photo of my "Wet Station" for cleaning and rinsing my brass.

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BRASS! It's what's for dinner!
This is my craigslist convection oven I use for making sure my brass is completely dry.


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Old August 21, 2013, 06:47 AM   #530
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Re: Pictures of your reloading bench/equipment

I'm impressed by everyone's set ups, very nice. Mine sits in a box on a shelf awaiting space and components.
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Old August 21, 2013, 07:35 AM   #531
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Nice and simple. Does what I need it to do:

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Old August 21, 2013, 04:51 PM   #532
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nice stuff guys, my stuff is still all in a closet until i get a work table, I have plans to figure out something this weekend.
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Old August 21, 2013, 09:32 PM   #533
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Looking good guys. I enjoy looking at these pictures and stealing some of your ideas, so keep em coming.
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Old October 27, 2013, 09:53 PM   #534
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Old October 27, 2013, 10:26 PM   #535
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okay, mines about done, minus the floor still. im still using the lee single satge, i'll upgrade someday, but to busy to shoot too much thses days, so it's still fine for what i need, and it actually does a very good consistent job, just a little time consuming. but once the brass is cleaned, de-primed and ready to go, its probably about 8 hrs for 1k rounds.
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Old October 27, 2013, 10:46 PM   #536
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rox has my vote for #1 room. and after seeing everyones room, i love the pan-lubing, i'm def going to invest in a toaster over.
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Old November 12, 2013, 10:22 PM   #537
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Might as well show my meager setup. No more dedicated hobby room, just a small space in a closet. So I now can use the whole house instead.
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Old November 13, 2013, 01:25 AM   #538
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I've changed a couple things since this pic was taken. The tumbler is on a seperate cart with some PVC to hold dies/turrets, there are more coffee cans labeled and holding tumbled brass and I have hung both primer feeder arms on the little chunk of pegboard with the puller.


I'm really glad I have a workshop now. It sure beats what my setup would have been had I moved past the dummy round stage before we moved.
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Old November 14, 2013, 09:13 AM   #539
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Effecient bench



Built for small spaces. Built so I can work in an arc. Use a swivel chair. I only have to leave my chair for things on the top shelf; promotes the removal of clutter and dictates the hierarchy of component placement on the shelves. Water flat so things won't roll around. Painted a durable white so I can see/find things. Rock solid (most important characteristic in a bench) so any bullet will remain standing regardless of other activity happening on the bench. Shelves built to hold hundreds of pounds yet sized to efficiently accommodate the average size of component containers. The draftsman light on the right is a critical addition for placement and magnification; direction light. Use tons of light.
This bench can do the work of most anything twice its size.
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Old November 14, 2013, 02:16 PM   #540
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I like it! But it might be to clean and organized for me use. I would not want to mess it up.
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Old November 14, 2013, 08:51 PM   #541
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I've actually reloaded thousands of rounds on this clean bench. It's not as spiffy as it looks in the pictures but I do like to be able to find things. I spend a great deal of time here. It's a great hang-out. I have a 22 inch TV right beside it as you can see. It swivels and there is an XBox 360 and a PlayStation 3 right behind it and I'm taking the picture from my computer corner station chair. Old guys bachelor pad in Las Vegas. LOL.

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Old November 21, 2013, 08:18 PM   #542
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Any left handed loaders out there?

Are the presses and other reloading gear a bother for you?

What side of your bench do you put your press...left or right.

I am assuming that most of the folks posting are right handed and their presses are on their right. Does it matter?

Thanks!
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Old November 21, 2013, 08:45 PM   #543
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You can mount the handle of the press on either side, at least on my RCBS you can. I'd think the others are the same way.

eta: I'd post a pic of mine but it's so messy at the moment I'd be embarrassed, especially seeing as most of yours would but a hospital OR to shame! But it's not a dedicated reloading bench, it's also a workshop for other endeavors.

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Old January 12, 2014, 08:34 PM   #544
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Old January 12, 2014, 08:46 PM   #545
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I looked at a lot of them before I came up with this...
I started with a harbor freight 5' woodwork bench, and added a sheet of 3/4 plywood, and a piece of pegboard..
after using it for a while I drilled a hole in the rear bolt in the lee press, and underneath the table put a tee nut..so it is bolted through the table but still is easily removable.. same for the lyman turret.. insets are 9"x9", I wish the center scetion was a few inches wider though..as the scale sits there..

there are some really nice setups in this thread..and good ideas

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Old January 17, 2014, 09:33 AM   #546
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Love the way you made your presses interchangeable!
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Old February 10, 2014, 02:51 PM   #547
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I got out of reloading for a little while and just got back into it. This hobby is like a vortex, you can't get out of it. Here is my temporary bench.



This old entertainment center was going to be thrown out so I figured I'd put it to use:



And this is the gun cleaning area which will become the new reloading bench area once I get my woodshop clear of projects so I can build an appropriate bench for reloading.



The bench I am using now for reloading will become the gun cleaning bench when the new relaoding bench is completed.
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Old February 10, 2014, 05:42 PM   #548
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All these pictures give me lots of great ideas. I guess I may need to build a larger workbench. Mine's not too bad, though.
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Old February 11, 2014, 06:31 PM   #549
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This is my new setup... going through this thread made me want to upgrade from my old wobbly computer desk, then I found this at the salvation army. Still an office desk, but this one is pretty solid. I also braced under the press with 2x4s for good measure. I gave myself about 2 extra feet of desk space, along with shelves and drawers, so now I feel like I need more equipment to fill it.

Best $8 I've spent in a while ($12 if you count the 2x4s and bolts)



please ignore the tower of boxes, my man cave is also our spare room where everything without a proper place gets tossed until we have a use for it.
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Old February 11, 2014, 10:20 PM   #550
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Still have to add some heat and bench space..
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