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Le Challenger Reloader review
« on: May 07, 2017, 09:25:33 PM »
Well, I got the thing on Thursday, spent some time refurbishing a TV tray for reloading (at least some of it), while watching the tube. In the pic you can see a brown hunk of steel coming up on the back side of the table, it's an antique 7 pound "C" clamp needed to balance the tray so it doesn't tip over. The legs have been firmed up and screwed in place for security. Now, about the re-loader, it works perfectly for de-capping, (all I've done so far), however, who ever came up with the method of directing the spent caps to the holding tube needs to be fired!!! They used the old style ram bar with the pre-cut cap deflector pointing to the right and made a small exit port on the left with a thin steel wire as the deflector to aim the spent primers towards the collection tube on the left side of the handle. It makes a really cute little "ting" sound as the primers bounce off the wire and fall on the floor on the right side.This will be corrected shortly with an insert to direct the primers in the right direction.

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Re: Le Challenger Reloader review
« Reply #1 on: May 07, 2017, 09:35:06 PM »
See my post in the Remington forum before you mod it!!!
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Re: Le Challenger Reloader review
« Reply #2 on: May 08, 2017, 08:14:10 AM »
Bruce, I read it and believe you're right thanx. However, I like the primer I've been using so I'll d the mod and post a pic.

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Re: Le Challenger Reloader review
« Reply #3 on: May 08, 2017, 08:42:39 AM »
I just saw a youtube video on it.

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Re: Le Challenger Reloader review
« Reply #4 on: May 08, 2017, 12:01:59 PM »
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Re: Le Challenger Reloader review
« Reply #5 on: May 13, 2017, 12:05:07 PM »
Roland, it doesn't look to me like that stand would be suitable for much other than de-priming/re-priming. 'Course, that's probably all you should be doing if you are watching TV! I was using my Lee hand press one time, watching TV while de-priming cases. I learned my lesson.....that press has a limited capacity for spent primers, no outlet. I jammed it up pretty good :-[ :'(

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Re: Le Challenger Reloader review
« Reply #6 on: May 19, 2017, 12:23:57 PM »
Mazo, I've been of line for about a week, had to get a new computer. In that time I managed to use my time semi wisely, including reloading 200+ 45colt bullets. My make shift table performed admirably in all steps. Since I load each shell individually there was no way I  could double load or forget to load one with the proper amount of powder, also I just used a trash can to catch the primers.

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Re: Le Challenger Reloader review
« Reply #7 on: May 19, 2017, 02:38:36 PM »
...also I just used a trash can to catch the primers.

Now THERE'S a model of efficiency! Love it!
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Re: Le Challenger Reloader review
« Reply #8 on: May 23, 2017, 05:57:39 PM »
I'm glad it is working for you. Nice and handy idea.