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May 2017

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                                   MAY 2017 NEWSLETTER

Yeah Buddy…..it’s May…..OOHRAH!! Time to get out the grill, the golf clubs, the guns, the scooters and yes…..the race cars. I don’t know about you but I LOVE this time of year.

OWNER/DRIVER: Shane Becker



We are truly enjoying all the friends we have made through Titan Reloading and look forward to many more. Feel free to contact us. When possible, please email us rather than call. Due to our limited phone system and staff we are able to respond to your questions quicker via email. Please include your full name or order ID number with any order inquiries. Service and Support is our top priority. As always, you will find many answers to questions in the “FAQ” and “Help Videos” areas of our website www.titanreloading.com . Check us out on Google + and Facebook .

Dennis / Titan Reloading



MEC 600 JR. MARK 5

MEC 600 JR Mark v

Use coupon code MAY17 in ‘View Cart’ for
a 10% DISCOUNT on the MEC 600 JR. MARK 5

Mayville Engineering Company, foremost manufacturer of reloading equipment in America, is widely respected for its continuing dedication to precision engineering. This precision is incorporated into every one of MEC’s “New Generation” reloaders, rendering truly innovative and efficient engineering designs.

The MEC 600 JR. MARK 5 is no exception. The Mark 5 offers the convenience of simple, single-stage operation at an affordable price.

The Mark 5 is remarkable in that it performs each of the basic reloading steps with a mere pull on the handle- depriming, priming, resizing the metal base, measuring the correct amount of powder, firmly seating the wad column, measuring the precise amount of shot and forming a tightly sealed crimp.

Every step of the reloading sequence is performed with a minimum of motion. An exclusive shell holder positions the shell at each station. No transfer die is required, and resizing dies at reconditioning and crimping station give your shell its proper form.

Several features make the MEC 600 JR. MARK 5 today’s best buy:

  • The Cam-actuated reconditioning station with positive ejection.
  • The Adjusta-Guide wad feed device with vertical adjustment to permit rapid wad insertion.
  • The new one piece Spindex crimp starter with swivel action to correctly align with the original shell creases can be changed from 6-8 pt. in seconds
  • The “Pro-Check” which keeps the charge bar in proper sequence to prevent spilled powder or shot.
  • Best of all, the crimp die is now manufactured from a revolutionary new material called “DuPont Zytel” which makes maintenance a breeze. The glass-reinforced strength of Dupont Zytel far exceeds any requirements, is absolutely rust free, and actively resists the build-up of residue carried into the die on fired shells. Thus, the die slides effortlessly over the casing, making a perfect crimp every time.

NOTE: This reloader will reload steel shot shells. To convert to steel shot kit #8433 is necessary. Do not use components designed for use with lead shot when loading steel shot shells.

NOTE: A special steel shot charge bar must be used when loading steel shot. Do not use charge bars designed for lead shot when loading steel shot shells.


Shot Shell Buckled Cases

Wrinkled or buckled shells usually means that there is too much compression in the shell. Try applying more wad seating pressure, use slightly less shot, use a denser powder (a powder that uses a smaller bushing for the same dram equivalent) or a shorter wad.

Kink During Last Crimp

If you are finding that your shells are coming out kinked during the last crimping station, you may be applying more pressure than necessary for this operation. If you are sure this is not the case, then put some Vaseline on your finger and spread it around throughout the inner diameter of that die. This remedy was suggested by a customer, and while we are not completely sure why it works, it certainly seems to.

Another possibility lies in the weather. It seems that the colder it is at the loading location, the better the chance a case will kink on final crimp. This is possibly due to the plastic case being less pliable.

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