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Old December 13, 2010, 11:43 AM   #1651
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Ahh carpet. My basement floor gets coooooold when I'm loading, and I'm too paranoid to put a space heater in the reloading room. Perhaps I should invest in some good carpet next.

^^ That's a nice clean setup!
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Old December 13, 2010, 03:18 PM   #1652
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Trent:

Carpet gets dirty. Goto Sears and get yourself one or more of their rubber shop mats; it was only $30-40. in addition to protecting your feet from a cold concrete floor, it also cushions your joints if you stand while reloading. I noticed quite a difference between standing on and off the mat.



And there is nothing wrong with an electric space heater on a concrete floor. It gets a bit chilly here in NE Ohio. I have a thermometer I got from the NRA that does a good job of telling me the temp and humidity. Today, my room was at 59F before turning on the heater. After a few minutes, it was a pleasant 69F.

Here is the thermometer on the shelf beside the ipod player.

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Old December 13, 2010, 05:35 PM   #1653
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Kevin,

Where in NE Ohio are you? I grew up in Barberton, just outside of Akron.
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Old December 14, 2010, 01:02 AM   #1654
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I am mildly amazed that I see so little in the way of older presses. Most everyone has benches full of Lee, RCBS, and Dillon stuff.

Where are all the old-timers and their equally old equipment?
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Old December 14, 2010, 02:29 PM   #1655
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Where are all the old-timers and their equally old equipment?
I wouldn't mind a Hollywood Senior single stage...I just haven't gotten around to snagging one yet. That said, it will probably come after a Hornady L'nL-AP progressive...

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Old December 17, 2010, 12:59 PM   #1656
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Thank you, Redneck With a .40 (post #48)

You gave me the idea to use a 2x6" board to mount my Lee press to my bench (with uneven edge). You saved me!
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Old December 21, 2010, 02:26 PM   #1657
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I finally remembered that I was a member here and figured I should share my bench

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Old December 22, 2010, 01:29 AM   #1658
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Vanrichten,

Are those Franklin Mint old west badges in that display case on the wall?

If so, I have both sets.
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Old December 22, 2010, 01:43 AM   #1659
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Thanks for the PM, Kevin. One back at 'ya.
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Old December 22, 2010, 09:18 AM   #1660
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Kevin Rohrer, no those are various challenge coins I have collected over the years.
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Old December 22, 2010, 07:28 PM   #1661
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I spy a RWVA hat in that last pic also. I got one of those also!

(still haven't gotten a shot of my bench yet, it is still too damn cold out there!)
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Old December 25, 2010, 01:02 AM   #1662
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Loading up some 25-06


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Old December 25, 2010, 03:15 AM   #1663
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nevermind did it
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Old December 25, 2010, 03:18 AM   #1664
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this is of two rock chucker supremes, auto charge dispenser, cartridge prep station, we don't use the lyman trimmer anymore... we use lee trimmers instead, and a bunch of dies, we don't keep our powders or primers with our bench just because it's in the garage
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Old December 25, 2010, 03:20 AM   #1665
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i'll post a more updated one, we have a lot more dies and finished ammo
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Old December 25, 2010, 06:38 AM   #1666
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Old December 25, 2010, 03:39 PM   #1667
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Posted above;

"I am mildly amazed that I see so little in the way of older presses. Most everyone has benches full of Lee, RCBS, and Dillon stuff.

Where are all the old-timers and their equally old equipment?"

Old timer here with plenty of old stuff that I make good use of. Such as using my old Hollywood for a bookend. Also makes good doorstop. (Photo attached) And speaking of old stuff, does anyone recognize the tool in other attached photo.
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Old December 25, 2010, 03:50 PM   #1668
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Thumbs up New Man Cave!

Well, I told the wife I needed some reloading stuff for Christmas.
We aren't going to have ours until Monday when the kids get in from Missouri so..... I took the time to rearrange stuff. We keep getting rid of kids, married now and out of the house so I took over a bedroom in the basement.

I didn't choose the color and I think Lavender is a relaxing color anyway!

Here is the door!


The computer in the corner!


The shelves:

The presses:



As I was cleaning up I found a bunch of empty, imagine that, empty ammo boxes! I have got to fill them UP!



Enjoy, Merry Christmas!
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Old December 25, 2010, 04:50 PM   #1669
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A purple man cave...........original!

It also appears that you have a label maker!
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Old December 25, 2010, 05:02 PM   #1670
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A purple man cave...........original!

It also appears that you have a label maker!
Purple is the new black, ya know.
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Old December 25, 2010, 09:43 PM   #1671
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Real men can even wear pink and no one will ask if they are manly!

That last kid to have that room was a girl! What can I say. Too cheap to repaint and hey, lilac is a soothing color!

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Old December 26, 2010, 12:09 AM   #1672
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Old timer here with plenty of old stuff that I make good use of. Such as using my old Hollywood for a bookend. Also makes good doorstop.
Sacrilege! Say something like this on the wrong reloading site and you would be getting more than a lump of coal in your stocking. Guido Claus and his Goombahs would be paying you a visit w/ a "special present" you couldn't refuse.

MY Senior prominently bolted to the bench:


Amidst other old, but supremely serviceable presses, including two other, even older Hollywoods down on the end.
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Old December 26, 2010, 12:14 AM   #1673
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MERRY CHRISTMAS!

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Old December 26, 2010, 05:52 PM   #1674
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Kevin, you have too many reloaders and that's an illness! The only cure there is by selling them to me.
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Old December 27, 2010, 01:41 AM   #1675
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I have a Hollywood Universal III (newer version of the reindeer press) for sale. It isn't in the picture.
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