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Annealeez

Postby Rum River on Tue Jan 19, 2021 5:52 am

Have debated for a year or two on getting an annealer for myself. When I was only shooting common calibers I just rotated the brass out when too work hardened. Now I shoot/will be shooting some less common calibers where I want the brass to last a good long time.

Looked at a variety of annealers - that took a while.

Induction coil machines have a very dedicated following but there's no way I could justify the expense. That, plus the torch models seem to better lend themselves to having a feed hopper of one design or another. Now that digital control is common to set the dwell time in the flame I feel a torch design will work just fine.

So, an Annealeez is on the way - supposed to arrive in 2-3 weeks.
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Re: Annealeez

Postby crbutler on Wed Jan 20, 2021 12:30 pm

I brought the AMP induction machine for the same reason.

A bit spendy but works well.

At some point I will have to get a review up here.

You are right that the induction machines do not have a good/convenient way to automate them. AMP has a Rube Goldberg apparatus, but I didn’t get it.
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Re: Annealeez

Postby Rum River on Wed Jan 20, 2021 9:04 pm

From what I found the AMP certainly seemed to be "the" induction annealer.
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Re: Annealeez

Postby Rum River on Thu Feb 04, 2021 6:14 am

Still waiting - from their facebook page it looks like the last batch (happened to be 300 units) was shipped out right around January 20th.
I believe mine could be in the batch they're currently working on.

No worries - it'll be cold here for a while yet.
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Re: Annealeez

Postby VMAX97 on Mon Feb 08, 2021 4:24 pm

I bought the salt bath annealer myself but have not used it yet, have not shot enough brass yet.
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Re: Annealeez

Postby Rum River on Tue Feb 09, 2021 5:38 am

VMAX97 wrote:I bought the salt bath annealer myself but have not used it yet, have not shot enough brass yet.


I looked at that setup and was thinking strongly of buying.
My hands have gotten pretty stove up over the years, decided it was best in my situation to have a case feeder.
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Re: Annealeez

Postby yukonjasper on Tue Feb 09, 2021 8:44 am

Nevermind, I thought this was a discussion about relief of hemorrhoid pain....... :lol:
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Re: Annealeez

Postby BigDog58 on Tue Feb 09, 2021 4:56 pm

If anyone is interested in a Salt Bath Annealing Setup, I have one that is lightly used, that I was going to put on Armslist and/or Gunbroker.

I'll make anyone from this forum a decent deal.
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Re: Salt Bath Annealer - Complete Setup

Postby OldmanFCSA on Tue Feb 09, 2021 6:17 pm

I have a complete setup to do 50BMG, 338LM, 25-06, and most other cartridges.
Used once, will try to use again if it doesn't sell.

Reason for selling - my hand dexterity has diminished greatly since my mini-stroke event Jan 19th, 2021.
I also need to sell to get an automated unit - or find someone to do it for me at my Quality Standards.

Paid $275 for it - will negotiate a final deal or trade.
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Re: Annealeez

Postby Stugotz on Sat Feb 13, 2021 6:11 pm

I would contact Annealeez before I order one. I ordered one back on Jan. 25th. and sent them an email a week ago last Wednesday asking if they had an ETA on delivery and have yet to hear anything back. I would have thought I would have heard something more from then by now...
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Re: Annealeez

Postby Rum River on Sat Feb 13, 2021 8:59 pm

Stugotz wrote:I would contact Annealeez before I order one. I ordered one back on Jan. 25th. and sent them an email a week ago last Wednesday asking if they had an ETA on delivery and have yet to hear anything back. I would have thought I would have heard something more from then by now...


I know what you mean, tomorrow it'll be a month since I ordered mine.
In light of others saying they received no response to emails they sent to Annealeez I have not tried to contact them.
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Re: Annealeez

Postby Stugotz on Tue Feb 23, 2021 2:01 pm

Rum River wrote:
Stugotz wrote:I would contact Annealeez before I order one. I ordered one back on Jan. 25th. and sent them an email a week ago last Wednesday asking if they had an ETA on delivery and have yet to hear anything back. I would have thought I would have heard something more from then by now...


I know what you mean, tomorrow it'll be a month since I ordered mine.
In light of others saying they received no response to emails they sent to Annealeez I have not tried to contact them.


Rum River, have you receiver your annealer yet? I just emailed them a 2nd time asking what the status of my order is...
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Re: Annealeez

Postby Rum River on Wed Feb 24, 2021 5:56 am

Stugotz,
No.
The only communication I have received were a pair of emails that showed up immediately after completing the online purchase.
The first was an auto-receipt with details of the transaction, the second was a thank you that also said my order was in process.
Hmm, are you sure about that Annealeez?

My wife has a facebook account, roughly once a week I ask her to look for any new postings on the Annealeez page.
As many commenters on that FB page have stated, it's maddening they aren't making an effort to let customers know what's going on.

However, I noticed they took my money in a very timely and expeditious manner.
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Re: Annealeez

Postby Rum River on Fri Feb 26, 2021 10:23 am

I received an email today with some good news.
My order has been processed and the shipping label created.
Tracking info is pending, shipping is to take place in the next 1-2 business days.

They had a quantity of about 200 units completed except for a single part which their vendor was late in supplying.
Based on today's email I'm assuming the parts finally arrived.

Annealeez has moved or is moving away from Facebook over to Freedom Lake instead.
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Re: Annealeez

Postby Rum River on Tue Mar 02, 2021 3:34 pm

The annealer arrived yesterday. I've been sick so I haven't tried it yet.
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