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Star Reloaders / What to use to cut plastic powder hopper
« on: November 06, 2019, 09:09:55 am »
I have a powder hopper/reservoir that I purchased a while back that is longer than the standard usually found on a Star.  It is actually a little too big.  What can I use to cut off a couple inches without destroying it in the process?  Thanks in advance.

One of the guys on the Bullseye-L Forum is looking for an indexer.  If you have one, let me know your email and I will have him contact you directly.

Stars Want to Sell/Want to Buy / Misc parts for sale
« on: August 12, 2019, 12:09:59 pm »
I have a .38 Special shell plate, .45 ACP shell plate and two tool head main springs for sale.

$200 for all, includes shipping.  Check or money order okay.  No PayPal.

You can email me at cdrt05 "at"

Star Reloaders / Powder slide scored by debris
« on: April 27, 2018, 05:28:53 pm »
I've never had this happen before.  I was loading some .45 ACP's when the press started to make a horrible sound when I would pull down on the handle.  I stopped loading and took it apart.  A small piece of debris, that looked like brass had embedded itself in the upper powder slide housing and it cut a groove in the top of the powder slide to the rear of the hole.  I can't imagine where it came from, unless it was in the can of powder I was using; Bullseye.  It would not be the first time I had something foreign in a can of Bullseye.  One time it was a small piece of cardboard.

I could not get whatever it was out of the housing, so I took a fine Swiss file and carefully smoothed it out.  After putting everything back together, it all seemed to work as intended.

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