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I have extra feet, if any pushback or you don't want to wait. I installed the casters.
Drop me an email and I can get them right out.

Bruce




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And nice looking table, BTW! That was fast!

Bruce




Every day, the New York Times carries a motto in a box on its front page. "All the News That's Fit to Print," it says. It's been saying it for decades, day in and day out. I imagine most readers of the canonical sheet have long ceased to notice this bannered and flaunted symbol of its mental furniture. I myself check every day to make sure that the bright, smug, pompous, idiotic claim is still there. Then I check to make sure that it still irritates me. If I can still exclaim, under my breath, why do they insult me and what do they take me for and what the hell is it supposed to mean unless it's as obviously complacent and conceited and censorious as it seems to be, then at least I know I still have a pulse. You may wish to choose a more rigorous mental workout but I credit this daily infusion of annoyance with extending my lifespan. -Christopher Hitchens

"At the core of liberalism is the spoiled child — miserable, as all spoiled children are, unsatisfied, demanding, ill-disciplined, despotic and useless. Liberalism is a philosophy of sniveling brats."
-PJ O'Rourke
“It is just as difficult and dangerous to try to free a people that wants to remain servile as it is to try to enslave a people that wants to remain free."
-Niccolo Machiavelli

 
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Thank you Bruce! All the parts (except the feet) came in and I couldn’t wait to get started. Thank you for the offer on the missing parts... you’re too kind. I’m kinda thinking I might like the casters the more I think about it though. Do the locks on the casters hold tight?


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I don’t know what all this gear will weigh... how about this guy?

https://www.harborfreight.com/...Workbench-63395.html

I think someone above might have recommended it


I used one. They do ok, especially if you bolt it to the wall. The drawers a good for storing your small tools.

I mounted my various presses to a 3/4” Piece of plywood. Along the bottom of the plywood, I screwed on a small piece of wood to fit in the wood vise. In the top, I routed in a grove that would allow a bolt to slide in from one of the top holes that’s already in the bench. It’s hard to explain, but it would make sense if you saw it.

By having an adaptor plate made up and attached to each press, it allowed me to switch out a press in about 15 seconds. I was limited on space, and I was able to have a single stage, a progressive, and a shotgun press. I just dropped the one I wanted to use in the wood vise, tightened the handle, and tightened a wing nut. Very simple, and it allowed me to use that somewhat smaller bench like a bench that could mount three presses.

Those HF benches go on sale sometimes. I got mine for $99.



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Thank you Bruce! All the parts (except the feet) came in and I couldn’t wait to get started. Thank you for the offer on the missing parts... you’re too kind. I’m kinda thinking I might like the casters the more I think about it though. Do the locks on the casters hold tight?



The casters are pretty overbuilt. They do a great job of rolling and holding.
Worth the cost, I believe.

Edit: Remember to take into account the height they will add. You may want shorter legs or the shorter Ultramount for the press.

Bruce




Every day, the New York Times carries a motto in a box on its front page. "All the News That's Fit to Print," it says. It's been saying it for decades, day in and day out. I imagine most readers of the canonical sheet have long ceased to notice this bannered and flaunted symbol of its mental furniture. I myself check every day to make sure that the bright, smug, pompous, idiotic claim is still there. Then I check to make sure that it still irritates me. If I can still exclaim, under my breath, why do they insult me and what do they take me for and what the hell is it supposed to mean unless it's as obviously complacent and conceited and censorious as it seems to be, then at least I know I still have a pulse. You may wish to choose a more rigorous mental workout but I credit this daily infusion of annoyance with extending my lifespan. -Christopher Hitchens

"At the core of liberalism is the spoiled child — miserable, as all spoiled children are, unsatisfied, demanding, ill-disciplined, despotic and useless. Liberalism is a philosophy of sniveling brats."
-PJ O'Rourke
“It is just as difficult and dangerous to try to free a people that wants to remain servile as it is to try to enslave a people that wants to remain free."
-Niccolo Machiavelli

 
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Very good! Thanks Bruce


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Just a couple of things to consider.

I have a similar bench, no casters on carpet. When I would push or pull the press handle the bench would have a tendency to rock or move. It is against an interior wall and started to beat up the wall and this would have things falling all over the place. Due to the foundation or the floor or the legs. Who knows.

I installed a 3/4 plywood lower shelf. Even with that shelf loaded down with bullets and brass the bench would rock. I used a solid core door for my bench top and cut the length. Strength and weight was not the issue.

To stop the movement I installed two little hard rubber door stop wedges. I got them at HD. One near each corner of the bench top. Between the bench and the wall. I placed the bench as close as I could to the wall and put them pointy end down. I don't get any movement now.

I remember building that bench in the garage then having to tear it down to get it in the room it is in now. I don't look forward to tearing it down anytime soon.

-TVz
 
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Here is my HF. I put 3, 2x6's under the feet to make it 5" taller. Also a 6" shelf on the wall behind it making it deeper. Cut dowels to fill the holes.
Trimmer is in vice, press ie mounted with bolts out of the way of drawers.
It is perfect.
 
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Nice table exactly as I recommended in an earlier post in another thread.
While I did not make a reloading table this way I would have it if I didn't already have one.
I got the idea after getting a Kreg router table for Christmas ~ great base for most anything.
FWIW, I built my computer table (different legs) from the very same oak Butcher Block from Floor Décor too ~ stained it and about a dozen coats of poly. Love that too!

Nice reloading bench. Cool
 
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We got ours years ago, from Sams Club, but your new table looks awesome! Good idea using butcher block. If we ever need another one, will go that route.
 
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