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Does any one have any ideas on where I could find a good reloading table? I built my last one and my wife has officially said I can start reloading in our bedroom so I don't have to go outside anymore. Lol so plans or places to look would be great thanks guys.
 

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When trying to come up with an idea for a bench, I saw a furniture store one day and thought, I'll in for the heck of it. This was a stroke of good luck. He had a "wet bar" which was in his back room and wasn't doing him any good. I think I bought it for about 50 dollars and it worked PERFECTLY.
 

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Remember, the "bench" needs to be rigid/stable. This means heavy or deep or bolted to the wall (or floor).

Being in the bedroom (not sure if that is GOOD or BAD with the wife...
) but I am assuming space is limited. I have a design where you use your body weight as dead weight to stablize the bench. I built and use one when I had to reload on the back concrete porch, and continued to use it when I moved into my own house. Long retired since I built a custom bench that is bolted to the wall.

If you want, I can sketch the plans and post them here.......

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Hey that would be great "SubGunFan". I built the one I'm using now with a two inch birch top so it's solid as a rock but it's in our utility room and heat of summer and the dryer and the cold of winter and the moisture of the washing machine can't be good for all my powder. So deal is if I move around some furniture for the wife I get to reload inside. IN THE AC. Lol but I will have a little more room than I do now but space is still limited.
 

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http://www.msgunowners.com/reloading-ammunition-f11/pic-of-my-reloading-bench-t4114.htm?highlight=bench

Check out this thread. My table is at the bottom of the thread. It is in my bedroom in the corner. Seems like I spend a lot of the time in the corner...
 

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who says U can't load on a small portable card table in the bedroom in the A/C?

Oh Yeah same folks who say you can't load good ammo with Cheapo Lee Dies and Presses....

A thing of beauty it aint....cluttered it is...I deal with it.....but it gets the job done.......One day I'll have a real man cave....



Wait till you alox some bullets in the bedroom...That's when you find out how "loyal" your woman is
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Here is a sketch of the portable reloading bench I used for years....



It uses your body weight to keep the table steady. The one I use to have had everything from a RCBS Rock Chucker to a Dillon 1050 on it. And it performed GREAT.

There are some details not shown. If anyone wants to build one, I can send you the details.

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'Neck, when my last one got married of, I thought I had a "man cave". Well as soon as the last one move out, the first one had our first Grandson. My Man Cave turned into his play room. Wife has nixed even a corner in there for me even though I got a locking cabinet for everything he could get into. I know, I'm whipped, the grandson trumps everything I got going on but I wouldn't have it any other way.
 

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Have you looked in surplus office or kitchen supply liquidators? Dunno where you are, but the larger cities usually have at least one. Military bases sometimes have surplus outlets, too. I bought mine from an office liquidator. It looks something like this:

http://www.compmark.com/a/t/d/Workbenches/Industrial-Workbenches/Model-Wc-Fixed-Workbench-1-2-Tool-Box-Shelf-Power-Strip-Bins

It cost me $75 and I had to get a friend to help me unload it when I got it home, but it's well worth it. I wish I'da bought two. Mine is ~42" x 72" and has an upper shelf, power strip w/circuit breaker, and a lower shelf. Mine is obviously meant for office or technical work, but a pizza table or big kitchen prep table would work, too. With all the business folding up, finding a scrap table shouldn't be impossible.
 

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That's exactly like what I'm looking for. I didn't think about surplus or liquidators. Good thinkin. I appreciate the info. It's a shame they are priced that high new huh??
 

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Here's a bench that ya'lls fussy wives might let you have in the house. I found this on a woodworking website, guy built it for his brother in law to reload on in the house. I might have to build a few like this when the weather gets cooler to sell and make gun money.. :lol4:
 

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Crazy, just get one like mine, you seem to like it...lol, nice and cool in there
 
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