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Mounting Lee classic cast

Discussion in 'Handloading and Reloading' started by kestak, Sep 16, 2009.

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  1. kestak

    kestak Member

    Jul 22, 2007

    I am looking for a solution, maybe one of you will be able to point somethign to me:

    I am mounting a Lee classic cast on my bench. Problem: it blocks a drawer to open. My idea: Is there something that hardwares store sell that would be strong enough to use as a hinge that can block, or release thing (Maybe to block the front with vises) that I can put on the back and pivot the press?

    The idea is to have the press on my bench but beeing able to pivot it fast so I can access the drawer.

    If you did it, a picture would be useful.

    Thank you
  2. ranger335v

    ranger335v Member

    Dec 3, 2006
    Drawers are good. I built a space for my press when I built my loading bench and drawers so I haven't done that. Think I would more likely re-build the existing drawer(s) narrower instead of having a hinged press mount tho.

    You have a really good press. Good luck!
  3. hogshead

    hogshead Member

    Jul 29, 2009
    North Carolina
    My bud mounted his on a 2x6 then clamps it to his bench. Dont know if this will help but hope so . It is a good press.
  4. daboone

    daboone Member

    Mar 9, 2009
    I had the same problem. Mt bench is heavy and stable with the surface banged up so I just screwed down a sheet of 3/4in. plywood so it extended over the edge by 6inches. Remounted it there.... new counter top and got my drawer back!
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