Redding T7 Help

Discussion in 'Reloading' started by stanley52, Mar 26, 2014.

  1. stanley52

    stanley52 Well-Known Member

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    Ok so I just got a new T7 in and I cannot get the turret off. Am I mistaken when I thought all you had to do was just unscrew the one in the center of the turret? Well even if that's the case I cannot get it to budge. Maybe I torqued it on the wrong way? I doubt it, but just for confirmation which way do I need to turn the Allen head screw as you're facing the setup press (clockwise or counterclockwise). I know this question sounds petty, but I cannot get it to budge.
     
  2. Broz

    Broz Well-Known Member

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    Counterclockwise, looking at the head of the bolt. A little bump from your palm on a large well fitting Allen wrench should do it.


    Great press you have there. I love mine.

    Jeff
     
  3. stanley52

    stanley52 Well-Known Member

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    Ok here's a picture of it. I'm pushing my hand forward. I'm not crazy, I promise. No matter how hard I smack it or push, it will not budge in either direction
     

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  4. Broz

    Broz Well-Known Member

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    You are pushing correct direction in the pic (CCW) . For some reason it must be stuck. Try removing the wrench and smacking the bolt with a brass hammer if you have one. I am thinking it must be stuck and jarring it loose. Or you might try a cheater over the wrench for more length and leverage.

    Jeff
     
  5. dig

    dig Well-Known Member

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    Kriol or liquid wrench overnight.
     
  6. stanley52

    stanley52 Well-Known Member

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    I ended up using some liquid wrench and then smacked it and it finally moved. Thanks guys
     
  7. Broz

    Broz Well-Known Member

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    I would clean the threads and apply some wheel bearing grease to it all. Then I just tighten mine and give it a pull to snug it.

    So your threads are ok right? It threads in and out smoothly? It was just stuck or over tightened?

    Jeff