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Hornady AP

Post by Rockyfarmer on Sun Feb 18, 2018 2:44 pm

Ok so I have a Hornady Lock and Load. I have been cleaning and depriming some 45 acp. The shell plate bolt keeps working itself loose after about 30 to 40 rotations. Am i missing something here? any hints as to solve this problem don't really want to use locktite on it.

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Post by mspingeld on Sun Feb 18, 2018 2:46 pm

Lock washer.

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Post by Rockyfarmer on Sun Feb 18, 2018 2:50 pm

Thought about that but was thinking it might interfere with the system but it does nothing but hold the plate. should work.

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Post by mspingeld on Sun Feb 18, 2018 2:55 pm

I did it. Works fine. There are a bunch of YouTube videos on how to fine tune the Hornady. Also, In-line Fabrication makes a bunch of useful accessories. I have their handle, bullet bin and primer alarm. 

Alll in all, I’m happy with my Hornady. Once it’s properly adjusted you can really pump out quality  ammo.

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Post by messenger on Sun Feb 18, 2018 4:46 pm

mspingeld wrote:Lock washer.

 Like he said. I got a socket head bolt 1/4" longer also.

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Re: Hornady AP

Post by Jwhelan939 on Mon Feb 19, 2018 1:20 am

When I had my ap I also used a lock washer.

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Post by Rimfire on Fri Mar 02, 2018 8:21 pm

I have two of them and really like both. The shell plate Allen bolt loosen on occasion but I just snug it up and keep going. Great press.

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