Tndeer Logo

Page 1 of 1 1
Topic Options
#3036585 - 11/16/12 03:25 PM which turret press?
woodchuckc
8 Point


Registered: 02/09/05
Posts: 1800
Loc: Hickman County, TN

Offline
I have a Herter's single stage press which was my Dad's that I currently reload with. It is a early 1960's vintage and is built like a battleship - no worries about ever wearing it out! However, I would like for Santa to bring me a turret press to do some higher volume 223 and 45 ACP reloading. I have never used a turret press, so any advice recommending one over another would be appreciated. I am not too concerned with price (Santa is being very generous this year!) but don't really want to step up to a progressive press. Anything that would tip Santa's decision to a particular brand / model?
Top
#3036590 - 11/16/12 03:30 PM Re: which turret press? [Re: woodchuckc]
FULLDRAWXX75
12 Point


Registered: 01/29/07
Posts: 6222
Loc: Adirondack Mtns, NY

Offline
Here ya go:

http://www.eguns.com/Dillon_Precision/AT500/at500.html

FDXX75
_________________________
“Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I'm not sure about the universe.”
― Albert Einstein


Top
#3036797 - 11/16/12 06:04 PM Re: which turret press? [Re: FULLDRAWXX75]
W C
10 Point


Registered: 02/02/02
Posts: 2542
Loc: Alabama

Offline
 Originally Posted By: FULLDRAWXX75


Outstanding advice here^^^^^

I have the 550B and load about 400 rounds per hour in .45ACP and 5.56 When I load .308 I weigh and pour my powder 1 case at a time but use the other stations in the press for the other functions.
_________________________
Obama gets to have it both ways. He claims black from his father and American from his mother. Claiming to be a white Kenyan wouldn't get him very far though would it?

Top
#3037361 - 11/17/12 07:45 AM Re: which turret press? [Re: W C]
44fanatic
12 Point


Registered: 01/01/08
Posts: 6126
Loc: Clarksville, Montgomery Cnty

Offline
I have the Lee Turret press. Once it is "tuned in", there are no problems. If you are looking at two loads, you can set up two disks.

If'n you go with the the value kit (http://leeprecision.com/value-4-hole-turret-press-kit.html), I would reccomend getting the Auto disk riser and the Lee Charge bar (replace the disks in the Auto Disk Powder Measure).
_________________________
Bill

Top
Page 1 of 1 1


Moderator:  RUGER, gtk, Bobby G, Unicam, CBU93, stretch, TurkeyBurd, Kimber45, Mrs.Unicam, Crappie Luck 
Hop to:
Top Posters
4105127
RUGER
86584
Deer Assassin
64969
BSK
60786
Crappie Luck
51376
spitndrum
Newest Members
mikescooterhester, PinkCamo, shaneb, Mr.Squirrel, Tadtad2!
13172 Registered Users
Who's Online
18 registered (MarlinSlayer, ZachMarkus, shaneb, Zulu, AllOutdoors, RobbyW, 1 invisible) and 52 anonymous users online.
Forum Stats
13172 Members
42 Forums
90776 Topics
1060031 Posts

Max Online: 788 @ 11/11/13 08:06 PM
Moon Phase
CURRENT MOON
August
Su M Tu W Th F Sa
1 2
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
31
Forum Donations
The TnDeer.Com Deer Talk Forum is for Tennessee Deer Hunters by Tennessee Deer Hunters. If you enjoy using our Talk Forum and would like to contribute to help in it's up-keep. Just submit your contribution by clicking on the DONATE button below and paying with PayPal or a major credit card. Any amount is much appreciated. Thanks for your support!

TN Burn Safe

Generated in 0.241 seconds in which 0 seconds were spent on a total of 14 queries. Zlib compression enabled.