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    Press dust cover

    Hornaday stopped making dust covers for their progressive press. Any idea on who makes a nice one?
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    I use $0.99 cloth grocery bags, probably not a "nice one" though
    I've also used paper grocery bags too...free

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    An old pillow case will do or the leg off a pair of old pants.
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    I use pillow cases from the Goodwill Store......
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    Quote Originally Posted by ReloaderFred View Post
    I use pillow cases from the Goodwill Store......
    I use an old flannel shirt, but hey, I like that pillow case idea.

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    My new toy (Forster Co-Ax) has a nice patterned pillow case to sleep under...
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    I use pillow cases. A normal size one fits completely over a 550B on a 4" micromount from Inline Fabrication. One of the king size pillow cases should handle a taller press on a taller mount w/ ease.


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    I bought a 4'x8' cotton drop cloth, just drop it over the bench.
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    "I use pillow cases"

    That is a good idea, and a popular one at that.
    I have never covered mine as they are in a fairly clean environment but why not add some cover?
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    There is a guy that advertises on the accurateshooter forum that makes dust covers for equipment. There also used to be a guy on the snipers hide site but with all of the changes that site has gone through I have not seen anything from him lately.

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    another pillow case user here

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    Pillow case works great but make sure not to upset SWMBO by using some of her heirloom linen!
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    My wife made a couple of bright red ones for my Lee's and a smaller green one for my Redding. Very simple and easy to do.
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    The search is over. I purchased a really nice one from a man that makes them out of heavy Carhart material in red. If you google press dust covers his came up on the Esty site. More expensive than the Hornaday one but nicer.

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    I us a game bag has a drawstring on it as a bonus. Just us a good one not the thin cheese cloth ones.

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    No cover here. Rolling stone gathers no moss.

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    And I thought I was the first one to use Goodwill store pillow cases. I've used them so long I'm on the second set. The sunlight coming through the shop windows rotted out the originals.

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    I just use plastic trash bags, for my 650 Dillon I use one sized for a 55 gallon drum, it's on a strong mount and with the case feeder it is pretty tall.
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