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So a while back on one of my older reloading set ups I had removed the bullet feeder off of the case feeder and put it on a separate mount to keep things more stable and it did such a great job and then it hit me.

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It worked so well removing the bullet feeder off of the case feeder to keep it more stable from the press, why not do the same with the case feeder and isolate the both of them from the press so there’s no movement from either.

 

It’s one of the best set up’s that I’ve ever done and I’ve been reloading for a very long time.

It also gave the opportunity to have way more space around the press for maintenance and a much cleaner look.

 

Then I just put the bullet feeders back on the case feeder being that the Mr. bullet feeder new mount is very versatile.


I then ran all the wiring through the post and underneath the bench, both of my presses  also have sensors for the maintenance counter. 
With a little creativity there was really no need  for two case feeders anymore, at least for my purposes.
Anyways here’s a couple pictures hope it helps someone out. 

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I really like this setup. I've been thinking of isolating my case feeder from my bench mounted press. I also thought about mounting the bullet feeder separately, but always wondered if the case feeder was isolated from any movement of the press that you may not need to mount the bullet feeder separately.

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On 4/17/2020 at 6:09 PM, tmz said:

So a while back on one of my older reloading set ups I had removed the bullet feeder off of the case feeder and put it on a separate mount to keep things more stable and it did such a great job and then it hit me.

🤔

It worked so well removing the bullet feeder off of the case feeder to keep it more stable from the press, why not do the same with the case feeder and isolate the both of them from the press so there’s no movement from either.

 

It’s one of the best set up’s that I’ve ever done and I’ve been reloading for a very long time.

It also gave the opportunity to have way more space around the press for maintenance and a much cleaner look.

 

Then I just put the bullet feeders back on the case feeder being that the Mr. bullet feeder new mount is very versatile.


I then ran all the wiring through the post and underneath the bench, both of my presses  also have sensors for the maintenance counter. 
With a little creativity there was really no need  for two case feeders anymore, at least for my purposes.
Anyways here’s a couple pictures hope it helps someone out. 

 

C108DA80-733E-46D2-9F9D-66D3A0AFB1A0.jpeg

AE19D787-6C69-4C96-B5DE-1FA4157AEE26.jpeg

Where did you buy the casefeeder flexible tubing/attachment?

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On 4/18/2020 at 5:56 AM, RGA said:

Hehehe, excellent!!

 

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On 4/18/2020 at 7:36 AM, LuvDog said:

I like it.  

 

14 hours ago, HOGRIDER said:

tmz:

 

Looks awesome!

 

👍:)

Thanks so much!

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20 hours ago, anbrumm said:

I really like this setup. I've been thinking of isolating my case feeder from my bench mounted press. I also thought about mounting the bullet feeder separately, but always wondered if the case feeder was isolated from any movement of the press that you may not need to mount the bullet feeder separately.

Sent from my SM-N960U using Tapatalk
 

 

10 hours ago, chevrofreak said:

I should do that on my 650; the case feed shakes like crazy. 

Yes I did have my bullet feeders mounted separate to begin with but still a bit of movement from the case feeder as soon as I removed  the case feeders off the presses it made a world of difference it only made sense to just add the bullet feeders back on them.

by far my best set up to date!

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9 hours ago, George16 said:

Where did you buy the casefeeder flexible tubing/attachment?

 

13 hours ago, RudyVey said:

Gibraltar, Hm I live for 7 years in Brownstown...

Picked up the longer spring from McMaster card here is a picture of the item number and the aluminum ends got those from Mark7

 

been here in Gibraltar for 45 years and love it !

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20 hours ago, DJRyan13 said:

Do you happen to have part number from Mark 7?

 

Nice work. 

No I don’t I’m sure you can just call Mark seven and ask for parts and probably do an order over the phone and thanks. 
 

 

19 hours ago, Tom Freeman said:

Please tell me more about that case counter.

Pretty simple purchase the items from eBay the button on the right is a -1 the button on the left is a reset to 0 running off of the supplied 12 V power of the case feeder. The sensor and counter  from  eBay The two pushbutton switches from a local hardware. 

https://www.ebay.com/itm/261223719192
https://www.ebay.com/itm/162701941768

 

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11 minutes ago, mayassa said:

How did you use a dillon powder station on this press?  Would you please take a few pictures?  Thanks

Same here!

 

And tmz, are you able to use the MBF expander under the Dillon powder measure like a Dillon press would do?  Or does the Mark 7 have a separate station for expanding the mouth of pistol cases?  I'm 100% committed to using the MBF expander insert for my pistol reloading!

 

thanks!

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3 hours ago, HOGRIDER said:

Same here!

 

And tmz, are you able to use the MBF expander under the Dillon powder measure like a Dillon press would do?  Or does the Mark 7 have a separate station for expanding the mouth of pistol cases?  I'm 100% committed to using the MBF expander insert for my pistol reloading!

 

thanks!

 

Looks like he is using the old springs to make sure it retracts back. At this angle, you can’t see if he added the safety. 

 

I bought an old SDB press which had the springs. I think that was standard at one time. 

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1 hour ago, DJRyan13 said:

 

Looks like he is using the old springs to make sure it retracts back. At this angle, you can’t see if he added the safety. 

 

I bought an old SDB press which had the springs. I think that was standard at one time. 

Yea, tmz confirmed in another thread............

The powder measure did not take any additional work I do not use the return bar or maybe they call it the safety bar I’ve always used a double spring on all the Dillon  loaders I’ve owned throughout the years I’ve never had any issues with this set up.

 

My concern is where is the Pistol Powder Funnel located on the Mark 7 he uses?........

 

 

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19 hours ago, mayassa said:

How did you use a dillon powder station on this press?  Would you please take a few pictures?  Thanks

 

19 hours ago, HOGRIDER said:

Same here!

 

And tmz, are you able to use the MBF expander under the Dillon powder measure like a Dillon press would do?  Or does the Mark 7 have a separate station for expanding the mouth of pistol cases?  I'm 100% committed to using the MBF expander insert for my pistol reloading!

 

thanks!

 

15 hours ago, DJRyan13 said:

 

Looks like he is using the old springs to make sure it retracts back. At this angle, you can’t see if he added the safety. 

 

I bought an old SDB press which had the springs. I think that was standard at one time. 

Yes I’m using 2 return springs wrapped around the powder measure, this is how the old Dillon presses were set up.

i’ve never had a problem loading this way I’ve had this set up on all my presses and never used the safety arm, that’s just my way of loading.

The powder measure is located in the Station right after the primary seating station and yes you can use a Mr. bullet feeder funnel powder drop with no problems at all but there is enough stations to break this expanding and belling up before hand if desired.

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7 hours ago, tmz said:

 

 

Yes I’m using 2 return springs wrapped around the powder measure, this is how the old Dillon presses were set up.

i’ve never had a problem loading this way I’ve had this set up on all my presses and never used the safety arm, that’s just my way of loading.

The powder measure is located in the Station right after the primary seating station and yes you can use a Mr. bullet feeder funnel powder drop with no problems at all but there is enough stations to break this expanding and belling up before hand if desired.

 

How well do the springs work with stick powder? Not that Dillon PM would be my pick for stick powder. Seems sticks need to get “cut” as the PM slides. 

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12 hours ago, DJRyan13 said:

 

How well do the springs work with stick powder? Not that Dillon PM would be my pick for stick powder. Seems sticks need to get “cut” as the PM slides. 

Well for the 28 years I’ve been loading at the beginning I’ve tried a few different powders but really was never happy with anything but Vihtavuori so the only powders I’ve used throughout loading has been VV3n37,N350,N340,N320 and with all those I’ve never had an issue with the Dillon powder measure and the dual springs system not being very very accurate. 
 

 

8 hours ago, sardo67 said:

that 6994xxx is the part number for the spring?


it was the one I highlighted showing going into my cart part number 9664K59

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