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  • 44magLeo's Avatar
    09-16-2019, 08:50 PM
    The Dar, what's the difference between pistol or rifle when reusing primers? If they work in a pistol why can't they work in a rifle? Leo
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    09-08-2019, 02:32 PM
    It's not hard to adapt seating stems. A bit of hot glue or epoxy applied to seating stem. Press in the bullet. Let set. Remove bullet. Leo
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    09-08-2019, 01:30 PM
    I had to look through my Lee FCD's to see how they compare. The bodies all look the same on the out side. The collets are different lengths. So swapping the collets around might not work. I don't load for belted cases , so I don't know just how...
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    09-08-2019, 01:06 PM
    I think that reloading tool manufacturers find that doing the R&D on tools such as mic, calipers and such is much to costly. They can get them made overseas for a lot less and still be quality tools. I have several calipers. The one has the brand...
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    08-28-2019, 05:15 PM
    You can find copies of the instructions sheets that come with the 310 tools on Ebay. Perhaps some one with a set could send you a copy. They list the dies, and how to adjust them. Leo
    9 replies | 431 view(s)
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    08-28-2019, 05:06 PM
    I use the Ly,an 55 measure. To set the measure I weigh out the charge on my Lyman scale. I then open the slides most of the way. I then pour the measured charge into the measure. Tilting the measure around to get all the powder down in the chamber....
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    08-27-2019, 07:15 PM
    On hay balers there is a mechanical counter that is hooked to the arm that determines the length of the bale. As the hay moves and reaches the right length the ram trips the lever. As the lever drops it pulls the arm on the counter. They look like...
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    08-27-2019, 07:09 PM
    I think a lot of the Lee haters hate them just because they are inexpensive. They think if they sell at that price they must be junk. I doubt a lot of them have tried Lee tools. There are a few that bought Lee and were not satisfied and call all...
    37 replies | 1658 view(s)
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    08-22-2019, 12:49 AM
    I read that link posted earlier. Richard Lee and a partner started Lee Custom Engineering in 1958. The partner sold of most of his shares to a third party. This third party stepped in as President and therewere conflicts between him a Lee. In 71...
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    08-22-2019, 12:16 AM
    I guess I might be wrong on which is older. I haven't read that part of my Lee book lately. I do recall he started the Lee company then got pushed out. He then started Lee Precision. Leo
    16 replies | 645 view(s)
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    08-21-2019, 11:54 PM
    44magLeo replied to a thread 270 Curry in Reloading Equipment
    I guess it's time to call that shop in Texas. That is if it is still a going concern. Leo
    7 replies | 423 view(s)
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    08-21-2019, 11:45 PM
    I've read most of this thread. My opinion on the question is the color. Each press out there was designed by a team that has specific ideas on what a press should do. No two teams came up with the same list of what the press should do. I don't...
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    08-21-2019, 09:21 PM
    Being they are older than the Lee kit's, and out of production they may bring a better price. You might do some searching on sites that auction firearms and related equipment. Places like gunbroker.com Leo
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Abbreviations used in Reloading

BP Bronze Point IMR Improved Military Rifle PTD Pointed
BR Bench Rest M Magnum RN Round Nose
BT Boat Tail PL Power-Lokt SP Soft Point
C Compressed Charge PR Primer SPCL Soft Point "Core-Lokt"
HP Hollow Point PSPCL Pointed Soft Point "Core Lokt" C.O.L. Cartridge Overall Length
PSP Pointed Soft Point Spz Spitzer Point SBT Spitzer Boat Tail
LRN Lead Round Nose LWC Lead Wad Cutter LSWC Lead Semi Wad Cutter
GC Gas Check