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    Reloading kit wanted

    Hi guys ,

    I am looking at getting in to reloading . So if you have a good quality reliable Reloading kit pm. Thanks.

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    In my opinion the Lee 50th Anniversary kit. Does the job and is a really good starting point. I found their deluxe die set great. Fantastic value. I load target ammo with mine and have great results. If all you are loading for is hunting then it more than enough. If you are doing target ammo then maybe upgrade the scales and seating die, maybe.

    Lee 50th Anniversary Kit

    I'm sure a lot of others will say otherwise

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    ive ben using the lee anniversary kit since 1992, makes great ammo!

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    Hey guys , thanks for your info. Have you guys had any problems with the press as I have heard of guys having issues with the light weight construction.

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    how much loading do you want to do and what calibre.
    I have a standard lee press and turret here if you would like to try.
    Nothing for sale though, sorry.

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    The press is the most used bit of gear for realoading, since I've broken a couple of presses over the years I'd recommend buying a good cast steel press, something that will give you years of good service.

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    I havent broken my Lee anniversary press yet but Im only just past the first 1000 rifle reloads. Pushed the decapping pin up in the Lee dies a dozen times now so that would have been a few pin replacements if they were say RCBS dies.

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    The Lee presses are by no means weak. As long as you are using lube when FL sizing it is more than strong enough. Some people just think you need a 100 ton capable press to reload .223

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mohawk660 View Post
    Hey guys , thanks for your info. Have you guys had any problems with the press as I have heard of guys having issues with the light weight construction.
    That was back in the days when the linkages were made of alloy the linkages have now been made from steel on the later model presses but in saying that I have broken a lee C-frame press and those are the ones you want to stay away from, I have used the lee O-frame like in the anniversary kit and they are ok to use had accurate ammo from it a mate of mine around the corner has used one with lee dies for god knows how long and he swears by it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kiwishooter View Post
    The press is the most used bit of gear for realoading, since I've broken a couple of presses over the years I'd recommend buying a good cast steel press, something that will give you years of good service.
    Thanks for the advice kiwi shooter!

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    I bought a lee turret press on Tuimans recommendation.

    Haven't used it yet but appears good. Not as solid as the RCBS rockchucker I've been using, but half the price and 4x less stuffing round when your using a few calibres.

    $180ish delivered from outdoor supplies.

    If it helps

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    Quote Originally Posted by crnkin View Post
    I bought a lee turret press on Tuimans recommendation.

    Haven't used it yet but appears good. Not as solid as the RCBS rockchucker I've been using, but half the price and 4x less stuffing round when your using a few calibres.

    $180ish delivered from outdoor supplies.

    If it helps

    Chris

    Thanks Chris

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    I got a Lyman kit some years ago. All seams to do what it should and loads pretty straight ammo.
    I would like a charge master or similar as its the weighing powder that gets tedious but at 500? bucks il keep using my balance beams.
    "Hunting and fishing" fucking over licenced firearms owners since ages ago.

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    Got a charge master last month for $430 to my door. Haven't used it yet but I figure it will stop a lot of the dread of reloading late at night before a hunting trip.

    Now just need a good case trimmer and case mate!

    Chris

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    hi dean heres a bullet proof press for you Lyman Press | Trade Me

 

 

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