lee autodrum, faster powder changes

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lee autodrum, faster powder changes

Postby chet » 26 Jun 2019 20

lately i have been using the lee autodrum, works fine, this mod is mainly for reloaders who switch powders frequently, its a pain when changing powders after you turn off the powder you have to keep emptying cases till the chamber is empty, i did a mod today and it works nice, very easy to do, now i am loading 9mm only, take a fired pc a 9mm brass, drill a 1/4" hole thru, debur, get a fired 300WSM case, put the case on top of the neck and solder, done, now when i switch powders, i just put the 300wsm case on top of the shell plate and work the ram up and down about 15 times and the chamber is empty.

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Re: lee autodrum, faster powder changes

Postby horseman » 26 Jun 2019 23

I just unscrew the whole measure using the "thumb" wheel, turn the measure upside down in the powder bottle with a large mouth funnel in it and done. Don't even have to run the ram up and down once. Takes about 2 minutes.
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Re: lee autodrum, faster powder changes

Postby chet » 28 Jun 2019 19

hi hosreman

that's what i use to do also, but since i did the autodrum mod stabilizer, its not feasible to go that route for me, the autodrum stabilizer mod really improved some erratic powder drops.

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Re: lee autodrum, faster powder changes

Postby GasGuzzler » 29 Jun 2019 04

Mine has very little deviation in drops and the only issue changing powders on mine is when I forget to turn it on or off.
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Re: lee autodrum, faster powder changes

Postby larryw » 29 Jun 2019 11

GasGuzzler wrote:Mine has very little deviation in drops and the only issue changing powders on mine is when I forget to turn it on or off.

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I can sympathize ...
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Re: lee autodrum, faster powder changes

Postby kmw1954 » 30 Jun 2019 23

On the turret press or the Pro1000 I just remove the whole turret and dump. On the Auto Breech Lock Pro I just remove the measure with the bushing and then dump.

What is this mod stabilizer?
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Re: lee autodrum, faster powder changes

Postby GasGuzzler » 01 Jul 2019 05

kmw1954 wrote:On the turret press ... I just remove the whole turret and dump.
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Re: lee autodrum, faster powder changes

Postby Ranch Dog » 02 Jul 2019 06

Just label an "On" and "Off" position against a marked reference point.
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Re: lee autodrum, faster powder changes

Postby Ohio3Wheels » 02 Jul 2019 13

Ranch Dog wrote:Just label an "On" and "Off" position against a marked reference point.


That's what I did with my Delux. When I'm dispensing powder the On is rotated to the front where it's visable to the press operator.

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