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by Gillie Dog
Fri Dec 15, 2017 11:46 am
Forum: Load Master forum
Topic: Primer rocker arm not coming back up
Replies: 5
Views: 81

Re: Primer rocker arm not coming back up

Like said, LEE will warranty it. They also are charging just shipping on many parts these days, make a "cart" on their site with any wanted parts, go to payment page and it shows $0.00 for most/all parts and a shipping charge. This can happen if the primer arm is adjusted to try and push p...
by Gillie Dog
Tue Dec 12, 2017 3:07 pm
Forum: Load Master forum
Topic: Primer rocker arm not coming back up
Replies: 5
Views: 81

Re: Primer rocker arm not coming back up

Do just like you said. Clean, clean, clean. As well as check for primer pin and pin spring being installed properly and everything real clean. No binding on primer arm. Look for cracked carrier, clean real well, lube arm with the smallest amount of light grease on sides and pivot bolt, test for func...
by Gillie Dog
Mon Nov 06, 2017 11:31 pm
Forum: Load Master forum
Topic: Carrier adjustment .
Replies: 4
Views: 226

Re: Carrier adjustment .

I have never broken a carrier yet and I use a lot of "range" mixed brass which should/might have a little different depth primer pockets and cause additional force to be placed on the primer arm. Just lucky I guess. Knock on wood. I take a random piece of brass and seat a primer with an Au...
by Gillie Dog
Sun Nov 05, 2017 10:15 pm
Forum: Load Master forum
Topic: Carrier adjustment .
Replies: 4
Views: 226

Re: Carrier adjustment .

Okay, I will take a crack at it. My problem is the nomenclature. So here goes a clarification. The flipper is the plastic piece on the end of the index rod which has a cylindrical "body", a top "leg" and a bottom "leg". Now, at the bottom of the stroke, handle going up,...
by Gillie Dog
Mon Aug 07, 2017 10:33 pm
Forum: Load Master forum
Topic: changed carrier today
Replies: 3
Views: 522

Re: changed carrier today

My guess is the press cost you about $1.00 per thousand rounds. Darn good return on investment I'd say.

At the current rate it will take another 9 years for me to get that many rounds produced on a single LM but it will interesting to see how it goes over the years.

Well done.

GD
by Gillie Dog
Tue Aug 01, 2017 11:39 pm
Forum: Load Master forum
Topic: Smiley faces when loading 40 S&W
Replies: 3
Views: 433

Re: Smiley faces when loading 40 S&W

When looking down from the top through to the primer pin. It appears that the pin comes through to the left side of the hole. Just a little. It is not centered. Sort of like the shell plate needed to go just a tad farther when indexing. Got any ideas about how to fix that. Mike discusses this on hi...
by Gillie Dog
Tue Aug 01, 2017 12:44 pm
Forum: Load Master forum
Topic: Smiley faces when loading 40 S&W
Replies: 3
Views: 433

Re: Smiley faces when loading 40 S&W

The thickness of the rim, the top of which is held down by the shell plate to shove in the primer. This might change the bottom of primer pocket in relation to primer pin in the all the way up position. I always hand prime one case, measure primer set and then use it to set the primer depth. I do th...
by Gillie Dog
Thu Jul 20, 2017 5:27 pm
Forum: Load Master forum
Topic: New owner needs help!
Replies: 9
Views: 714

Re: New owner needs help!

The 19S shell plate and 9mm have provided this issue all along. Some make a 19S plate with wire shims in back just for 9mm and others move case retainer out to center case on primer pin and have centrifugal force slide it out to proper location when indexed. I use a "shimmed" plate which i...
by Gillie Dog
Tue Jul 18, 2017 12:32 pm
Forum: Load Master forum
Topic: New owner needs help!
Replies: 9
Views: 714

Re: New owner needs help!

Lee has been packaging the progressive "Really Good Buy" RGB dies for a while now. Same carbide three die set but no shell holder or dipper as they are not needed with progressive press. The frame ramp is correct and has been machined in there for a long time now. No lube or grease should ...
by Gillie Dog
Sun Jul 02, 2017 8:02 pm
Forum: Load Master forum
Topic: Pro Auto disk with adj bar not throwing well
Replies: 14
Views: 1442

Re: Pro Auto disk with adj bar not throwing well

Degaussing is the process of reducing or eliminating an unwanted magnetic field (or data) stored on tape and disk media such as computer and laptop hard drives, diskettes, reels, cassettes and cartridge tapes. By rubbing a dryer sheet (I use used ones) it seems to remove the static charge on my pwd...
by Gillie Dog
Sun Jul 02, 2017 2:55 pm
Forum: Load Master forum
Topic: Pro Auto disk with adj bar not throwing well
Replies: 14
Views: 1442

Re: Pro Auto disk with adj bar not throwing well

I do that too. I didn't know it was called degaussing. It really is not. Removing a static charge is much different than "neutralizing"/degaussing a magnetic field. In my former life (having to work for a living) we had to deal with a lot of static charges on plastic materials running at ...
by Gillie Dog
Thu Jun 29, 2017 3:04 pm
Forum: Load Master forum
Topic: New Loadmaster first observations
Replies: 4
Views: 655

Re: New Loadmaster first observations

Capt. Bob, hello and welcome.

The screws are probably for the bracket to hold the completed cartridge catch bin.

Look here for a couple ideas on turret storage.

http://forums.loadmastervideos.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=2679&hilit=storage

GD
by Gillie Dog
Sat Jun 03, 2017 12:33 am
Forum: Load Master forum
Topic: Pro Auto disk with adj bar not throwing well
Replies: 14
Views: 1442

Re: Pro Auto disk with adj bar not throwing well

I was never really successful with the adjustable bar and small throws. I ended up selling all my Auto Disk Pros and replaced them with Auto Drums which just plain work. Your best bet might be an Auto Drum and not worry about it. I was able to get the Auto Drums for just a few bucks because at the t...
by Gillie Dog
Thu Mar 23, 2017 10:42 am
Forum: Load Master forum
Topic: New Auto drum and 9mm cases
Replies: 4
Views: 835

Re: New Auto drum and 9mm cases

The powdered and a little artists brush. Just to speed up what the powder will do itself over time. All surfaces cleaned, the drum, "drop tube", expander, hopper "funnel", I just wipe down/pull through with a small piece of old T shirt rag (some use alcohol or acetone I have hear...
by Gillie Dog
Wed Mar 22, 2017 7:35 pm
Forum: Load Master forum
Topic: New Auto drum and 9mm cases
Replies: 4
Views: 835

Re: New Auto drum and 9mm cases

You are good, I am sure. That is how mine looks. As a test I did 50 throws of Unique to see how a "tough to meter" powder did. At 6.0 grains it threw +/- 0.1 grain individually but for 50 it averaged out to 6.06 grains. Yes, .06 not 0.6 or 303 grains total. Needless to say I was impressed ...

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