Main Menu
Advertisement
Affiliates
Advertisement
Newest Members
Jara, Holtboy02, Whippp, Angie A, Yeehaw03
62656 Registered Users
Top Posters
dogcatcher 83236
stxranchman 52092
RWH24 44568
rifleman 44267
BOBO the Clown 42729
bill oxner 40981
BMD 40619
Big Orn 37484
txshntr 34818
sig226fan (Rguns.com) 31414
facebook
Forum Stats
62656 Members
46 Forums
438179 Topics
6035515 Posts

Max Online: 16728 @ 03/25/12 08:51 AM
Topic Options
#5546910 - 01/16/15 12:05 PM Anyone have an old reloading press they don't use? -- got one!
postoak Online   content
Veteran Tracker

Registered: 08/19/09
Posts: 2770
Loc: The Woodlands, Tx
I reload with the Lee Hand Press, but I need to use the Willis Collet Belted Magnum die. This die is unusual in that you screw it in from below and therefore it won't work with the Lee Hand Press (or the basic Lee Reloader press which is the only reasonably-priced bench press I'm aware of).

I need a press where there is plenty of space between the ram and the rear support column. I'm not even going to mount this press since I don't have a bench -- I'll just hold it in my lap, it doesn't have to be in good condition at all, as long as it works well enough for what I want it for. I'm hoping someone has one around that's just collecting dust that they would be willing to part with for a modest price.
_________________________
There are two types of people, those who divide people into two types and those who don't.

Top
#5548115 - 01/17/15 08:40 AM Re: Anyone have an old reloading press they don't use? [Re: postoak]
oldoak2000 Online   content
Veteran Tracker

Registered: 09/16/07
Posts: 2363
Loc: North Texas
wont work, even with putting the locking-nut on top?

Is your handpress the breechlock or old regular; seems like it would work with the breechlock one (what I use) and putting the nut on top.

Top
#5548237 - 01/17/15 09:58 AM Re: Anyone have an old reloading press they don't use? [Re: postoak]
Humble pie Online   content
Pro Tracker

Registered: 02/17/11
Posts: 1134
Loc: League City
I am sure there is someone close that has a mounted press that will help you. You will look like a monkey copulating with a football trying to do that in your lap. PM sent
_________________________
Never had a dog fail me yet.

End dog fighting.

Top
#5548312 - 01/17/15 11:13 AM Re: Anyone have an old reloading press they don't use? [Re: postoak]
postoak Online   content
Veteran Tracker

Registered: 08/19/09
Posts: 2770
Loc: The Woodlands, Tx
Okay, I got one! Thanks guys. And yeah, it would probably look funny doing it in my lap. I'll just C-clamp the press to my work bench in the garage.
_________________________
There are two types of people, those who divide people into two types and those who don't.

Top



© 2004-2016 OUTDOOR SITES NETWORK all rights reserved USA and Worldwide