Tag: Progressive

Frankenlöder – 9mm with Hornady-RCBS Bullet Feeder Setup on Dillon XL-650 – Part II

In my previous post, I walked through the process of setting up the Dillon XL-650 to load 9mm Luger ammunition with Hornady pistol dies. In this post, we’ll cover adding a bullet feeder to this setup. What will be unique about this setup will be the fact that we’ll use most of the RCBS pistol […]

Frankenlöder – 9mm with Hornady-RCBS Bullet Feeder Setup on Dillon XL-650 – Part I

Dillon XL-650 Press + Hornady Dies + RCBS Bullet Feeder + Hornady Bullet Feed Die In this multi-part Frankenlöder series, we’ll be using the Dillon XL650 to load 9mm Luger. What’s going to make this scenario interesting is the fact that we’ll be using Hornady dies, including the Hornady 9mm pistol bullet feed die. In […]

Hornady Lock-N-Load Bullet Feeder – Die Stations

One important thing to consider when contemplating a bullet feed system is – “How am I going to setup my dies and powder measure, and do I really have room and enough stations to make this thing work?”. Well, those are good questions, and this post will discuss a few different die configurations on the […]

Hornady Lock-N-Load Bullet Feeder – Overview

In my last related post –  Hornady Bullet Feed Dies – Overview I covered the basics of the bullet feed die that is integral to the new Hornady Lock-N-Load Bullet Feeder system. In this post, we’ll take a step back and look at a “high level” feature overview of this new product. The Complete Hornady […]

Side-by-side: All 4 5-station progressive reloading presses!

It’s one thing to look at separate pictures of products you’re comparing, but it’s another thing to see products side by side. I’m thinking of some of the great side-by-side picture comparisons I’ve seen for concealed carry pistols- a picture is simply worth 1000 words! I thought I would take the opportunity to take a […]

Videos posted for all 4 “5 Station” progressive reloading presses

Looking back at the last year, it’s been exciting to try out all types of new equipment, and to reach my goal (for 2009) of having videos posted for all 4 “5 Station” progressive reloading presses currently on the market. It all started with the Hornady Lock-N-Load AP Progressive, I then added the Dillon XL-650, […]

LNL AP Loading 44 Magnum (HD)

In this video, you’ll see an overview of how 44 Magnum ammunition is loaded with the Hornady Lock-N-Load AP Progressive reloading press with EZ-Ject. Also covered is the use of the Hornady Lock-N-Load AP Progressive case feeder. In this video, the Hornady Lock-N-Load progressive reloading press is setup with a combination seating and crimping die. […]

EZ-Ject Kit Install Part II (HD)

This second video in a two part video series gives an overview of the EZ-Ject upgrade kit for the Hornady Lock-N-Load AP Progressive reloading press and demonstrates how to install the kit. I found that this kit installs with little trouble, and I’m impressed that Hornady even includes a special tool for the primer tool […]

EZ-Ject Kit Install Part I (HD)

This first video in a two part video series gives an overview of the EZ-Ject upgrade kit for the Hornady Lock-N-Load AP Progressive reloading press and demonstrates how to install the kit. In the second video, you’ll see what additional steps are necessary to complete this job on your Hornady Lock-N-Load AP progressive reloading press.

LNL-AP Overview

In this post, you’ll learn about the basic construction and features of the Hornady Lock-N-Load AP Progressive reloading press including: The unique Lock-N-Load bushing system About the shellplate and case retention system How the priming system works How the powder measure works You may also want to view the newer HD videos on this site […]

LNL-AP Ergonomic Roller Handle

When reloading with the Hornady Lock-N-Load AP progressive reloading press, I noticed that hunching forward to lower the lever was causing discomfort for long reloading sessions. I also discovered that grabbing the ball on the end of the lever was not the most comfortable Note: See “Products” in the Hornady section for more information about […]




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