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Old 03-13-2013, 2:24 PM
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Ok, here is my setup. Things have changed and will continue to change as I learn more about reloading, obtaining more equipment and components. But for now, here is it.

Note; I put my tumbler on the workbench while it's running. The mats on the bench help absorb noise and vibration, and keeps the tumbler from "walking" itself off or into something, like the car for example. When not in use, the tumbler will be under the press stand.


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Update:
Installed my MEC 650 and my bullet feeder on my Hornady AP. Bench is getting filled up fast but is not difficult to work on. Cant wait to get out of my condo so I can build a bugger bench. The wife is not the biggest fan when one of our 2 bedrooms is filled with my gun, reloading, and fishing gear.

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The wife is not the biggest fan when one of our 2 bedrooms is filled with my gun, reloading, and fishing gear.
Thats what I call priorities.

My use to be spare room is now the gun room. Not the biggest or the best but it works for me.

One side is for loading


Other side is for working.






My Gun room Buddy


I leave the shooting table up in the center of the room for some work but mostly for cleaning.
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After we remodeled the kitchen, I got to remodel my reloading bench.
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Thats what I call priorities.

My use to be spare room is now the gun room. Not the biggest or the best but it works for me.

One side is for loading


Other side is for working.






My Gun room Buddy


I leave the shooting table up in the center of the room for some work but mostly for cleaning.
Really Nice.
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Moved into the new place, needed a new bench. Bench complete for <$50. Green wood 2x4 and 4x4, top is a 3/4 melamine topper with a scrap trim on the front (poly) and a recycled old 1/2" melamine shelf with scrap spacers underneath for the rear shelf. I still need lots of storage so consider it a work in progress. Just mounted the press and powder drop yesterday. The press is secured with two bolts that are bolted INTO the underlying main 2x4, 3" bolts through the 3/4" melamine top and into the main 2x4 crossmember. Very strong.



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Updated with a vid I made shortly after posting my pics here

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Taking the lead from others, I got authorization to put my loading station in the house.... Not fancy but woks well!

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finally set it up in the house.


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Here's my somewhat portable reloading bench. Nothing fancy, we all gotta start somewhere somehow, right?
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Best part is I scored all the desks for free through my work, and all the drawers have locks on them to keep the kiddos out. Plus the matching chairs are nice.







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Nothing compared to some of you guys but its a start. Took this right after I mounted my xl650, the rock chucker is for some single stage and case prep. Still waiting on my .40 dies to get the dillon cranking out rounds. I definitely plan on adding some shelves beside the xl650.
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Finished setting up my reloading bench today! I'm excited!

Dude, I have the same bench lmao.
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Built it myself from an unused printer stand. I just bring a kitchen chair out and sit right down in front of it.


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I got board today and while looking at my set up... i didn't like how un-orginized it was becoming... plus with all the extra things im building up to... i needed to fix it...

Before





After with its new shelf:

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Where are you guys getting all these sweet roll top desks?

I've wanted a big, old, desk like that my whole life.
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Where are you guys getting all these sweet roll top desks?

I've wanted a big, old, desk like that my whole life.
My wife's friend gave one to us very similar to the ones others have posted. I'm planning to pick up another press and set it up on the desk in the house for when the reloading shed is too hot/cold for comfort.

Check some thrift stores. Those desks were very popular in the 80's-90's.
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Will be cleaning garage this weekend.

This was my first foray into depriming. Before the turret showed up.



I have a Lee turret bolted to a IKEA small bookcase in my office. For now.

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Well here's my work in progress. My jobs and life have been very mobile. Therefor I use a trailer to keep my tools out of the weather. Tell me what you all think?








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That's awesome, Mule!
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Looks great Mule, but lose the crappy Mendocino Brew Co. beer
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Cool, but what's to stop bad guys from hooking up and driving away with all your tools?

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Multiple chains and locks around the hith and axels. If they can get through that and steel most of my livelihood, then that's their choice. But I like to think I make it pretty difficult. Plus I don't live in a big city. Theft isn't an issue here yet
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Decided to go mobile so i can spread out if I want to or pack it in for better use of space when not reloading.





I have since used a more permanent top on the benches. Still the gist of it is the same.
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here is a pic on my new bench setup.....


and the cleaning station.....
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OK so here's my contribution...

The evolution of the project in picture form.

















Then added a few panels of pegboard.


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Single stage and swage tool when not in use on the front of the table.


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here is a pic on my new bench setup.....


and the cleaning station.....
Mr. Bug Guy,

I am new to this forum but I would love to know where you got this setup as it would be perfect for my three car garage. Shelfs on the sides look perfect for separating powder and primer.
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@cannonierd; I believe that bench is from Costco.

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Well that thing is awesome but its definitely not on their website. Or at least I am to blind and have not found it.
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Well that thing is awesome but its definitely not on their website. Or at least I am to blind and have not found it.
Don't believe it's on the site. Only in stores. I have the generation prior to this with the cabinets mounted up top. Great reloading bench. Believe it's made by Whalen.
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Willwork4ammo,


Do you mean this is the one you have? I saw it on Whalen's website. That other one is not there unfortunately.
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I am new to this forum but I would love to know where you got this setup as it would be perfect for my three car garage. Shelfs on the sides look perfect for separating powder and primer.
yeah, I picked it up at Costco....it was $399 with a $100 instant rebate....so $299
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a friend also got that adjustable height plastic table from costco yrs ago.
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