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Old 11-11-2012, 07:04 PM
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Re: Redding Model 2400 Case Trimming Lathe Review

thanks for the input.i still use this trimmer since i wrote this article and still love it.i never converted it to electric drive but i get by with it.i usually trim 50-300 cases at a time and it gets tiring but its not everyday.also,after the 3 years that i've used mine it has retained it's accuracy.
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Old 11-11-2012, 08:19 PM
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Re: Redding Model 2400 Case Trimming Lathe Review

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thanks for the input.i still use this trimmer since i wrote this article and still love it.i never converted it to electric drive but i get by with it.i usually trim 50-300 cases at a time and it gets tiring but its not everyday.also,after the 3 years that i've used mine it has retained it's accuracy.
Just trying to add some credibility to your review, moreso than you already had going.

You need to mechanize yours with the power drive adapter (12 bucks at Midway) and a power screwdriver like the B&D that Lowes sells for 18 bucks. It makes life so much easier.

It's worth every penny of the asking price, like all Redding products.

Keep some oil on the spindle and it shoud retain it's accuracy until you give it to your kids.....
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Old 11-11-2012, 08:37 PM
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Awesome,thanks for the tips.it would defianitly make my life easier and my fingers happy.
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Old 11-11-2012, 08:56 PM
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Re: Redding Model 2400 Case Trimming Lathe Review

After about 500 5.56 LC's I have a blister on my palm from the knurled knob but with a power screwdriver I have none. I keep the screwdriver plugged into the recharger all the time I'm using it, that way it keeps on running.
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This is a thread for discussion of the article, Redding Model 2400 Case Trimming Lathe Review, By Marty Dabney. Here you can ask questions or make comments about the article.
I just got mine about two weeks ago, I guess the 2400 is better than the rest but I still can't get it to trim square with in .002 on 9mm I hope it does better with .223 and other bottle necks I plan to reload ...
Pretty much tried everything I know to correct the problem, any Idea's ??
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