Bullet feeder questions

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  1. jsjac

    jsjac

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    I am thinking about a Mr Bullet feeder.
    Anybody here using one. I am thinking about one in 9mm.
    How well does it run ? Any problems?
    Did it pick up you loading speed?
    Would you buy one again?
    Thank you in advance for your responses
    Jsjac
     
  2. Pistol Pete 10

    Pistol Pete 10

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    I have another question. Will it feed lubed cast bullets??
     

  3. jsjac

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    I should have posted that I would be using coated bullets
     
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    I started out with a hornadey die with tubes in .45 which worked great so I built a collator. I then started shooting 9mm so I bought the hornadey 9mm die and it never worked reliably so I got a mr bullet feeder die which is great and eventually ended up with a full mr bullet feeder setup and if I had it to do it again I would have just got one to start with. I have not tried to feed traditional lubed bullets but it is flawless with coated bullets.
     
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  5. jsjac

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    Thank you for the reply.
     
  6. batman4706

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    had the one with the tubes you turn by hand. I was using it to feed wadcuters on a Dillon. I never was able to get it to work properly. To the company's credit they gave me a full refund.
     
  7. jmorris

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    I have a KISS (what they called them before MBF) and the current MBF design for rifle bullets and both work well.

    Both count on the bullets being different diameters at the top and bottom to hold the column. Why wad cutters were an issue. A GSI feeder would have been a better pick for them.

    For wax lubed cast you might have to spray or dust the bullets to prevent problems with the dropper though.
     
  8. 9x45

    9x45 Millennium Member

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    Everyone who shoots USPSA and runs a bullet feeder, uses the Mr. Bullet Feeder. The collator plate has to match the bullet being used.
     
  9. jmorris

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    Not everyone. ;)
     
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    9x45 Millennium Member

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    who doesn't?
     
  11. sciolist

    sciolist On the Border

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    Mine runs great.
     
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    I have two Mr Bullet Feeders for my pistol caliber 1050s. They work excellent. However I am using jacketed or coated bullets.
     
  13. jmorris

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    Anyone that got a GSI when they could and just uses a decent collator.
     
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    Anyone use the mini?

    Seems like it would not save much time since you manually have to load the tubes.
     
  15. SARDG

    SARDG Florida's Left Coast

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    I have an RCBS bullet feeder that I've had for 6 years and never used... yet. Hauled it all out last month and plan to mate it up with my 650 when that returns from Dillon.
    Decided to send the 650 to Dillon as I bought it used about 10 years ago and ran several thousands of rounds through it. Enough to get back on track with a bullet feeder. The RCBS gets mixed reviews though, but I think it's all about having the patience to set it up properly in the beginning.