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Old June 25, 2011, 09:10 PM   #1
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Update Loading Bench for the 21st Century

I got tired of running back and forth to check reloading data and thought it was time to update my bench to the 21st century. Here's the results.

Please show us your improvements and changes.

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Old June 25, 2011, 11:08 PM   #2
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Very nice set-up Jim. Mine is about thirty times bigger and 90 times less fuctional.

It appears you have given a lot of thought to the organzational aspects.

Those who complain they can not reload due to space need to look at your operation.

You have my respect and please pass the Grand Marnier.
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Old June 25, 2011, 11:12 PM   #3
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You thought of everything.........including a Raggedy Ann doll for relaxtion.





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Old June 25, 2011, 11:48 PM   #4
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Looks good. But our company ergo guys wouldn't be too happy with the location you've chosen for the keyboard and mouse...
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Old June 26, 2011, 01:15 AM   #5
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Nice setup, can't say I condone the consumtion of alcohol whilst reloading though. I don't think that's a safe practice.
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Old June 26, 2011, 01:49 AM   #6
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including a Raggedy Ann doll for relaxtion.

Yep, it helps when I have those really hard cases to resize.

I cant take credit for it though. It's my reloading helpers doll, my grand daughter's who lives with us.



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Old June 26, 2011, 01:57 AM   #7
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I'm looking for the bow and arrow too

I see the trophy. Nice setup/reminds me of my grandpa
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Old June 26, 2011, 04:20 AM   #8
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That is a fine looking helper ya got there.....better enjoy that help while you can. Makes me a little jealous....I used to have one like that...,my daughter, she is almost grown now and the fumes have lead her astray......gas fumes, she is always gone.
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Old June 26, 2011, 04:51 AM   #9
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She's a cutie, and that's a nice layout. I do have to ask if, considering the thickness of that bench top, doesn't it flex when you're resizing?... of is it a wood and steel laminate?

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Old June 26, 2011, 04:57 AM   #10
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I inherited my Dad's reloading room and you can tell it's layout is 19th century technology.







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Old June 26, 2011, 05:45 AM   #11
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I always knew its just a matter of time

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That is a fine looking helper ya got there.....better enjoy that help while you can. Makes me a little jealous....I used to have one like that...,my daughter, she is almost grown now and the fumes have lead her astray......gas fumes, she is always gone.
jr is 2 and my baby girl isn't even one yet but I know it will happen...with a little luck, since I need to make sure she makes it that far first
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Old June 26, 2011, 08:43 AM   #12
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Latigo

It is wood. At the area that the presses are attached, it is 4 inches thick bolted to the work mate folding bench, no flex. It is hard to see because of the bins and presses. Your dad left you a REALLY nice setup and a lot of NICE equipment. Not to mention that row of classic rifles, but I do like your AR's'

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my daughter, she is almost grown now and the fumes have lead her astray......gas fumes, she is always gone
I know, her mother put me through the same thing, that's why my hair turned grey.(LOL) The baby is the fourth daughter I am raising and God willing I will be around to see her get her driving Lic.

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