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How tidy do you keep your station and bench? I’m curious about dust, spilled powder, debris, etc. Say on scale of 1-10 with basic mile markers below. 10- Immaculate- Intel could make chips at my bench. 7.5 Very clean. Frequently dust and always collect spilled powder even if it’s a single granule. 5 Moderate. Clean every few sessions or if dust / powder accumulates. 2.5 As- needed to prevent major accumulation...don’t feel the need very often. 0- Meh. Time is for shooting, not housekeeping. I’m in my gar
Would you rather set up your bench in a large uninsulated detached garage or small basement closet? Relevant context: -I live in the mid Atlantic so temps range from 0 - 100. However, I’m hearty...not too sensitive to hot and cold. -Basement area permits bench of only 40 inches wide by 30 inches deep. -Newby 650 reloader. -Not a huge volume shooter. Reloading mostly for PF and reliability. -I have children who crawl so I’m a little paranoid about lead safety. Buying bullets that are plated or coated. Would tumble outside in any event. -Not a ton of
I'm building my reloading bench prior to the arrival of my 550B w/ Strong Mount and want to be sure I don't have a bench support where I need to put a mounting bolt. Should the Strong Mount be attached flush with the front of the benchtop? What is the bolt pattern dimensions? I plan on a stand-up bench and am 5'-6" tall. I've read that the handle should be at shoulder height. What is the distance from the bench to the handle with the Strong Mount? Thanks, Heli Av8tor
I'm going to be purchasing a Dillon 550B. This will be my first reloading press. Instead of reinventing the wheel I figured I'd ask more experienced reloaders for advice on a reloading bench setup. I have enclosed photos of my 3 car garage, which holds 3 vehicles, so I can't take a bay. Currently I have my workbench in the space between the two car portion and the one car portion. Initially I was going to bolt the 550B to my workbench. Drawbacks to this is that everything will be visible when I have the garage doors up (often, as I live in the desert), dust/dirt from being in the garage, loss