Yes you can, but unless you NEVER want to load 20 ga any more, I'd just get another in 12 ga. It isn't all that easy or cost effective to make the change, but it can be done. You'll spend about 2/3 the cost of a new loader and kill an hour doing it. Just changing my .410 loader from 2 1/2" to 3" on occasions is aggrivation enough!
I've never seen one sell for that little on e-bay and shipping is usually $20 to $25. You will get within 20 bucks of what a new one can be had most anyplace local. $92 to $95 buys them here, brand new.
I bought an old Bair 405 off E-bay for $15 only because I already have one and like it and parts are impossible to find. The shipping was somewhat more than I paid for the loader. But for what I got, still worth it. I set it up with Pacific tooling to load 28 ga so I don't have to tear down my other Bair press to load 20s or 28s. You sometimes get a deal on e-bay, but not usually. Having said that I have a 366 I got from a guy in Florioda off e-bay. I just happened to be brousing when a buy it now poped up and a fixed price for shipping. Doing some quick math I decided it was indeed a good deal. Never saw one since within a $100 of what I paid for mine. Just lucky I guess? If you have the time to waste e-bay can be interesting.
Finally got around to registering.
I thought I got a good deal on the JR, also got a couple thousand wads, half a bag of #8 chilled shot, couple boxes of primers but only one charge bar & two bushings.
Also had to take the cheesy fiberboard dresser the press was attached to.
Burnt Powder is right, changing over a 600 Jr to another gauge is a real pain. I've just finished changing a 20 gauge over to a 16 gauge and, believe me, rather than do it again, I'd prefer to just buy another press and be done with it. Cheers!
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