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Old 01-31-2010, 11:23 PM   #1
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Default Built my reloading bench...

Took me about a day and a half and about $100 in materials (obviously not including the reloading equipment). I have been wanting to do this for the past month but it has been storming, and the location of my bench should cue you into my garage being extremely packed.

Anyways... I'm sure we have some shooters and maybe some reloaders on the board, just wanted to share what I built.



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Old 01-31-2010, 11:32 PM   #2
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Very nice. Do you have plans you could share? I could use a bench like that for electronics work.

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Old 01-31-2010, 11:34 PM   #3
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Very nice. Do you have plans you could share? I could use a bench like that for electronics work.

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Yeah, I roughly followed these plans: http://www.somerssportsmen.com/bench.pdf
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Old 01-31-2010, 11:42 PM   #4
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i can't wait to frame up a bench along one wall of my shop... looks nice.
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Looks real nice! A reloading setup is on my one of these days list. I almost got set up to reload 300WSM cause it's $2.00 a squeeze. Then I realized I really don't care to shoot it more than I need to for checking my sites and drop what ever it is in the cross hairs .

Whats your aim in reloading? Shoot more for the same cash, accuracy, or just for fun?
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Even though I reload ammo, for some reason I had it in my mind you were reloading kegs.
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Whats your aim in reloading? Shoot more for the same cash, accuracy, or just for fun?
All of the above.
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Is that a Rock Crusher? I've been looking to go up from the ol' Lee I have and that one seems to be a good value. Does it cycle without a hitch? Love sitting down with a brew and casing 300-400 9mm!
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i reload my .243 since 55gr ballistic tips are extremely expensive when bought commercially and they really shoot like **** in my rem700 anyway.

nice setup---i used an old commercial door as my work table top mounted on a couple old kitchen cabinets. unfortunatly my reloading setup is also my brewing storage area.
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Nice!

I got a sweet deal on a Craftsman bench, but had to replace the top to use the Rock-chucker on my .375H&H. I reload for that, my .280 Rem, 22-250, and my son's 6mm.

There's the same zen in brewing as reloading... measuring the powder, sizing, etc.


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