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Old 02-13-2020, 09:22 PM   #1
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Does anyone know where to go in DFW to find a good selection of misc springs? I need a shorter or stronger spring like this one. Itís setup on my powder dispenser for my reloading press and it isnít pulling the drum back down like it should.










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Old 02-13-2020, 09:35 PM   #2
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I would clean the powder drop tube in the powder die and then call hornady for some replacement springs. I have had good experiences with their CS over the years keeping a pair of LNL presses running. I've loaded over 20k rounds on one of mine and never had any issues with that spring, I would bet you have something hanging up rather than a spring issue.
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Old 02-13-2020, 10:22 PM   #3
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Westlake Ace Hardware has a bunch of different springs available. Or order online from McMaster Carr.
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Old 02-13-2020, 11:11 PM   #4
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That looks like a drum brake return spring.

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Old 02-13-2020, 11:22 PM   #5
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I would clean the powder drop tube in the powder die and then call hornady for some replacement springs. I have had good experiences with their CS over the years keeping a pair of LNL presses running. I've loaded over 20k rounds on one of mine and never had any issues with that spring, I would bet you have something hanging up rather than a spring issue.


That maybe so. The powder die and actuator is brand new. Just got it off amazon.

My measure drum has always seemed to be a bit stiff so that may be it.


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Old 02-13-2020, 11:23 PM   #6
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That looks like a drum brake return spring.

Gary


Not sure itís quite that stout Gary but it may be.


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Old 02-13-2020, 11:30 PM   #7
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Ace hardware has drawers and drawers of them back with the bulk fasteners.


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Old 02-13-2020, 11:59 PM   #8
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I 2nd Ace hardware. They always have the small unique items that I don't think I would find anywhere else.
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Old 02-14-2020, 04:18 AM   #9
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If ace doesn't have it then Elliot's Hardware will.
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Old 02-14-2020, 07:32 AM   #10
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Iíll check Gibsonís this afternoon.


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Old 02-14-2020, 07:35 AM   #11
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CDC surplus in Richardson
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Old 02-14-2020, 09:25 AM   #12
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We've got a decent spring selection at the store if you can't find what you need @ Gibson's
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