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#6437903 - 09/04/16 11:05 AM Harbor Freight work bench
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Saw a work bench for 135.00 in the HF circular.

Wonder if it would be sturdy enough for a rock chunker?
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#6438483 - 09/04/16 08:37 PM Re: Harbor Freight work bench [Re: Big Daddy K]
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Registered: 03/15/13
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Loc: Dallas
I have the same bench AND an RCBS Rock Chucker and, yes, they work great together. I did end up buying one of these to help mount the press. Worked great.

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#6439998 - 09/06/16 05:17 AM Re: Harbor Freight work bench [Re: Big Daddy K]
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Thanks,
Just ordered one cheaper than it would cost to go pick up.
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#6441787 - 09/07/16 09:12 AM Re: Harbor Freight work bench [Re: Big Daddy K]
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These benches can be made rock-solid with the addition of a piece of 1/2" plywood screwed and glued at the back, and on the side with the press.
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#6441878 - 09/07/16 10:07 AM Re: Harbor Freight work bench [Re: Big Daddy K]
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I picked up the below workbench from Home Depot. Cost only $75.00 and it works pretty good. The only challenge with it is the base isn't as wide as I would like and am thinking about adding support at the bottom to provide a little more stability.

http://www.homedepot.com/p/Signature-Development-72-in-Fold-Out-Wood-Workbench-WKBNCH72X22/203083493

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#6449730 - 09/12/16 10:11 PM Re: Harbor Freight work bench [Re: Big Daddy K]
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Well got the HF table from fed ex tonight when I got home. Much more heavy duty than I expected. Should work just fine for my press and other gear. Pretty sure there will be room for my Blitzenburger fetching jig and a fly tieing vice.
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#6451298 - 09/13/16 10:13 PM Re: Harbor Freight work bench [Re: Big Daddy K]
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Registered: 09/27/06
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up

I use one of those benches a lot. For suapping presses around, the presses are mounted on 12 inch square 3/4 inch plywood with counter sunk screws and captive nuts put in the bench so to change out presses it is 4 bolts. The bench is mounted on 3/4 inch plywood on the floor and is bolted to the wall
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#6480409 - 10/04/16 01:13 PM Re: Harbor Freight work bench [Re: Big Daddy K]
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guess i need to look this bench up, i need one for a room upstairs.

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#6480412 - 10/04/16 01:14 PM Re: Harbor Freight work bench [Re: Big Daddy K]
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is it the hardwood one, or one of the metal ones?

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#6480630 - 10/04/16 03:04 PM Re: Harbor Freight work bench [Re: Big Daddy K]
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Hardwood. It has really worked out nice.
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#6480995 - 10/04/16 06:16 PM Re: Harbor Freight work bench [Re: Big Daddy K]
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Can you post a pic of how you mounted press to it? I may go buy one

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#6484173 - 10/06/16 04:10 PM Re: Harbor Freight work bench [Re: Big Daddy K]
Amarillo.Hunter Offline
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Registered: 01/24/16
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Loc: Amarillo, TX
Do y'all a link to the HF workbench?

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#6484252 - 10/06/16 05:03 PM Re: Harbor Freight work bench [Re: Amarillo.Hunter]
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Originally Posted By: Amarillo.Hunter
Do y'all a link to the HF workbench?



http://t.harborfreight.com/60-in-4-drawer-hardwood-workbench-69054.html
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