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Old November 5, 2011, 12:55 PM   #1
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Quick reloading bench question

How high off the floor is the top of your reloading bench? 36", 38", etc.

Reloading should be enjoyable.
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Old November 5, 2011, 02:58 PM   #2
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34" for sit down reloading.
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Old November 5, 2011, 03:01 PM   #3
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40.5" so I can sit on a 36" stool or stand and both are comfortable....
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Old November 5, 2011, 04:17 PM   #4
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About 40 inches for mine. I can comfortably sit, or stand while working on my bech. Though I do prefer to sit lately. I get flare ups of gout, and standing is out of the question then.
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Old November 5, 2011, 05:36 PM   #5
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32 inches high and use a 24 inch stool. But I am 5' 10". Will depend on your height and what is comfortable for you.

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Old November 5, 2011, 09:16 PM   #6
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35" bench, 24" stool. I usually sit for any brass prep work and using the single stage press. I stand for the Dillon 650 as I have it on the strong mount.
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Old November 5, 2011, 10:11 PM   #7
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I reload on my office desk. It is 30" high. I sit on a 20" high stool. I am 6'0" tall.

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Old November 6, 2011, 10:02 AM   #8
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31 1/2 inches. I sit in my office chair while reloading.

You'll have to figure out what is comfortable for you. I like to sit and reload, I usually have the radio playing in the back ground and a light right next to my powder measure.

I have a very solid (and heavy) bench. The guys at the local lumber yard built it for me. The top has three layers of 1/2" plywood and is 18" deep. (I did not want a very large bench because things seem to accumulate on top of it.
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Old November 6, 2011, 02:56 PM   #9
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Mines 32" and I use an office chair to roll from one press to another (3) .
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Old November 6, 2011, 04:58 PM   #10
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My pistol bench (NRMA Bench plans) top height is 43", chair seat height is 30".

Rifle bench top height is 30", chair seat height is 21"

Shotshell bench top height is 33", I load standing (Pacific 366 press on risers)
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