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#5472842 - 12/12/14 09:31 AM anyone ever use one ?
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#5472868 - 12/12/14 09:45 AM Re: anyone ever use one ? [Re: daniel1381]
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I haven't, but one of the moderators on TFL has one and has good things to say about it.

Apparently FA upped their QC on parts and assembly for this one over their normal fare. Supposed to be a pretty solid little unit.

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#5472887 - 12/12/14 09:54 AM Re: anyone ever use one ? [Re: daniel1381]
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ok good deal. may have to try one
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#5473902 - 12/12/14 09:26 PM Re: anyone ever use one ? [Re: daniel1381]
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Cabelas has the Lyman case prep on sale for $99 or there abouts. I order that and some brass polish for a little over $100 and then used a $20 discount with free shipping.

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#5473913 - 12/12/14 09:31 PM Re: anyone ever use one ? [Re: daniel1381]
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I've seen only one review of the FA device posted by someone I am acquainted with, but he thinks it's a great tool. I'd probably go that route if I wasn't already equipped.
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#5475465 - 12/14/14 08:00 AM Re: anyone ever use one ? [Re: daniel1381]
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I have the Hornady unit and it works well.

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#5484064 - 12/17/14 04:08 PM Re: anyone ever use one ? [Re: daniel1381]
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went ahead and got one on the way.. hope it makes case trimming easier
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#5486489 - 12/18/14 06:49 PM Re: anyone ever use one ? [Re: daniel1381]
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I use the Lee case trimmer w the drill connector. >$20 for one rifle caliber. Then about $10 for each additional cal. For quick cleaning touch w a piece of green scotch brite while stil on the drill.

I don't trim pistol cases just throw them in scrap metal if too long.
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#5487512 - 12/19/14 10:46 AM Re: anyone ever use one ? [Re: Rocklock]
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Originally Posted By: Rocklock
I use the Lee case trimmer w the drill connector. >$20 for one rifle caliber. Then about $10 for each additional cal. For quick cleaning touch w a piece of green scotch brite while stil on the drill.

I don't trim pistol cases just throw them in scrap metal if too long.


Yeah I got one of those too. It is cheap and it works, but I hate doing a bunch... or even a little brass with it.
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#5487515 - 12/19/14 10:48 AM Re: anyone ever use one ? [Re: daniel1381]
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Originally Posted By: daniel1381
went ahead and got one on the way.. hope it makes case trimming easier


Looks pretty cool. Let us know how it goes when you get it.

So it will trim cases too? What extra attachments do you need to trim with it?
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#5487637 - 12/19/14 11:44 AM Re: anyone ever use one ? [Re: daniel1381]
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Looks like it's about the same as the RCBS case prep center. I use the RCBS and it rocks.
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#5487811 - 12/19/14 01:21 PM Re: anyone ever use one ? [Re: daniel1381]
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it comes with everything to trim case and prep em.. so it has one up on rcbs
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#5518580 - 01/04/15 09:09 AM Re: anyone ever use one ? [Re: daniel1381]
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Been using it for a week now and it saves me a load of time. No more hand trimming ! Easy to setup
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