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Old September 14, 2012, 08:55 AM   #1
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Anyone Seen, Heard, Used This Case Trimmer ?

i am thinking about taking them up on their 30 day FREE trial.

maybe i should have mentioned a friend gave me this add from the "Handloader Magazine"

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Old September 14, 2012, 11:50 AM   #2
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I'm a little concerned about the "no pilot" part of his blurb. That means the case mouth COULD be trimmed off-square. One of the functions of a pilot is to assure the case mouth IS trimmed square in relation to the center-line of the case. AND (90 degrees), to the bore.

Using a hole shooter to trim with could get fatiguing after the first couple of hundred. It would be better to find a way to clamp the drill motor to the loading bench.

Try it, let us know how it works. I'm most interested in just how square the mouths are with the rest of the case.
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Old September 14, 2012, 07:12 PM   #3
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Grab a piece of 2" wide nylon webbing and a strong hand clamp, wrap webbing around drill moter, clamp to bench. Easy, peasy.
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Old September 14, 2012, 11:33 PM   #4
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Snuffy, did you click on the link ? there is a good demo video about how it works with a drill motor.
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Old September 15, 2012, 01:47 PM   #5
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Trimming brass sucks, the wft makes it suck less.
It does cut square to the shoulder- so assuming your sizing die not jacked up it will make nice square cuts and deburr. Chamfer is still required

Lots of threads on the wft. I like mine

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Old September 16, 2012, 08:56 AM   #6
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I love mine. Coming from a Zip Trim, it's like eating premium ice cream instead of fat-free frozen yogurt. :-)
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Old September 17, 2012, 08:10 AM   #7
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TLF, where can i find these "Lots of threads on the wft. I like mine" ??

is there a maximum speed ? i have a 1/2 HP motor set up with a 1/2 inch chuck on the shaft, i think it's speed is around 1150 RPM, i use it with a metal countersink to remove military crimps.
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Old September 17, 2012, 08:28 AM   #8
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Here is a review of the WFT

Here is another review of a different case trimmer

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Old September 17, 2012, 11:05 AM   #9
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Looks like a handy little tool to have, but since I already have an RCBS trim pro connected to a cordless drill with a 3-way cutting head I'll stick with that. No chamfer or deburr necessary in my set up. The WFT is probably a lot faster to trim with but if I have to chamfer or deburr then not worth a $70 upgrade. I can see where anyone using a manual trimmer with out a 3-way cutter would certainly want the upgrade.

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