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MEC MEC® Sizemaster Reloader

All MEC reloaders incorporate features that allow you to produce shotshells that will outperform factory loads at a fraction of the price! These top-quality features include: flip-top measure to permit powder and shot containers to be inserted or removed without spillage. Adjustable rammer tube for applying proper wad-column pressure. Cam-operated crimp for precise crimping and closing pressure. Spindex2 crimp starter for automatic rotation and realignment on the original factory crimp. The Sizemaster is the finest single-stage reloader that MEC builds. Reloads 2-3/4" and 3"; paper and plastic; trap and field loads. Revolutionary resizing chamber resizes high- and low-brass shells back to original factory specifications. Cam-operated crimp adjusts for correct crimping and closing pressure exactly on the original factory crimp. Can be changed from six- to eight-point crimp in a matter of seconds. Automatic primer feed. Prevents spilled powder and shot by "remembering" the proper reloading sequence. Long-stroke mechanism allows loading high- or low-brass shells including, with a quick adjustment, 3" shells. Comes with charge bar for loading trap or light hunting loads and complete instructions. Other charge bars and powder bushings purchased separately. Made in USA. Available: 12 gauge, 16 gauge, 20 gauge, 28 gauge and .410 (.410 does not come with the Automatic Primer feed).
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I have 2 MEC sizemaster reloaders both in 12 GA. Can I purchse new parts to convert to 20 GA.?

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You probably can. But from a cost, time, and frustration standpoint you will be far ahead to sell one of your loaders and purchase a new 20 gauge Sizemaster.
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In regards to the MEC® Sizemaster Reloader, item # IK-210675, it can be converted by contacting MEC at (800) 797-4632 for replacement parts.
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Is anything else needed to load steel shot?

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Loading steel shot is a whole new "ballgame". Along with your order for a "Sizemaster" you should include "Lyman's Shotshell Reloading Handbook". It will help to keep you out of trouble.
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The MEC® Sizemaster Reloader, Item # IK-210675, is not recommended for steel shot. The MEC® Steelmaster Reloader, Item # IK-210666, is recommended for reloading steel shotgun shells. Additional bushings may be needed for different shot amount and powder amounts. MEC Bushings, Item # IK-210692. You would also need a reloading manual.
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Reloading shells for vintage shotgun

Any special considerations for reloading 2.5 inch shells for a 1925 LC Smith (aside from using a lower pressure load)
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My advice.......call MEC's customer service. They are very helpful.
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Cabela's does not provide any reloading recommendations for the MEC® Sizemaster Reloader, item # IK-210675, or any other reloading presses or components. Cabela's recommends that reloaders follow product instruction manuals and reloading manuals for procedure and component advice.
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Difference between reloaders

What are the differences between these other than price.

IK-210668
MEC® 600 Jr. Mark 5 Reloader

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MEC® Sizemaster Reloader

IK-210677
Lee Load-All Reloader

IK-215771
MEC® 9000G Reloader
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The MEC® 600 Jr. Mark 5 Reloader, Item # IK-210668, is the simplest single stage model. The MEC® Sizemaster Reloader, Item # IK-210675, is a step up with an automatic primer feeder, the base is larger for more stability, and 1 larger bottle. The MEC® 9000G Reloader, Item # IK-215771, has all the conveniences of the Sizemaster and it moves the shells for you from station to station. The Lee Load-All Reloader, Item # IK-210677, is very similar to the 600 Jr Mark 5 in that it does not come with the automatic primer feeder, it is a single stage press, and it has built in charge bar with bushings and built in powder and shot containers.
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The 410 doesn't come with a auto primmer. What tool would allow me to prime my 410 shells before I use the loader

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The MEC® Sizemaster Reloader, item Ik-210675 for .410 shotshells does not include an automatic primer feed device, due to the spacing of the dies.
Primers would be manually placed into the priming station during the reloading process. MEC does not offer a .410 priming tool.
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10 Gauge SizeMaster

Is the SizeMaster Mod 77 10 Gauge setup able to handle 3.5" shells?
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The MEC Sizemaster Reloader, Item: IK-210675, is not able to reload 3.5" shells. This press is only able to load shells up to 3" in length.
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Can a part from MEC be purchased to allow for 3 1/2 loads?

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I would contact MEC directly. I know they offer one set up for 3 1/2 and 3. I am guessing it would be more work than it is worth to try to convert one.
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Additional parts are not available to convert the MEC® 77 Sizemaster Reloader, item number IK-210675, to load 3-1/2" shells.
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What other products are needed to start reloading shells immediately?

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In addition to the above answers, a scale is also necessary to check powder and shot drops.
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Lead shot, gun powder, wads, and primers.
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hulls, primers, powder, wads, shot Lyman shotshell reloading handbook
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Once you get the press in the gauge <s> that you are going to reload, you will also need a manual for load data, primers, powder, wads for the shotload , shot and hulls.
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The simple answer is fired/empty hulls, powder, shot, and primers. However, a little research ahead of time is a good idea.

Check out a loading manual. This will assist you in determining what primers and powder you need. If you plan to load target shells with something like #8 shot the standard bushing will deliver the correct amount of shot. If however you wish to load hunting shells with larger shot then MEC's adjustable charge bar might be more useful.

MEC shotshell loaders come with three different powder bushings. Once you have a load in mind you can check the bushing/powder chart to see if you need to order another size bushing as well.

You can call MEC's customer service. They are very helpful.
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In order to start reloading immediately, the following items are necessary: a reloading manual (no matter how expert one is, this is essential); shotshell hulls; #209A primers (unless the hulls are already primed); powder; wads; shot; and a reloader such as the MEC® 77 Sizemaster Reloader. Check the following item numbers:
IK-633630
IK-215135
IK-210772
IK-210788
IK-210743
IK-213539
IK-213490
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Are parts from MEC available (separate purchase) to allow a switch to another gauge to be reloaded?

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Yes, you can purchase conversion sets. Just be aware that it is much simpler to have two reloaders in the desired gauges than to switch the same press back and forth.
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To attempt to special order replacement parts for the MEC® 77 Sizemaster Reloader, item number IK-210675, please contact our special products department.

Cabela's Special Products Department
800-237-8888 extension 121
Hours: Monday - Friday, 6:30 am - 7:00 pm (CT)
Saturday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm (CT)
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what is the weight of the Mec 77 Sizemaster Reloader (in kg).

I cannot find it on the web page. Thank you.
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Approximately 15 lbs.
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Depending on the model, the MEC® 77 Sizemaster Reloader will weigh about 18-19.5 lbs (8.164-8.845 kg).
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