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  • Motor's Avatar
    10-11-2018, 10:42 PM
    Ok I finally had my first part break on my Lee bench primer. It's the plastic part that moves back and forth to control primer drop. This is the small primer adapter. I noticed that this part is very poorly made with a ribbon type shape. I also...
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    10-10-2018, 08:13 PM
    mac60 replied to a thread Little Dandy in Reloading Equipment
    They did it for me TWICE! Both times I dropped it and told them so, but they wouldn't take my money.
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  • Motor's Avatar
    09-26-2018, 05:22 AM
    I actually increased the holes in my spure plate (Lee 440gr) for the same reason. Lee has made these with so little metal that it's virtually impossible to keep this mould at a "good" casting temp. I simply run it hot and accept the frosted ones. I...
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    09-23-2018, 02:01 AM
    When I started casting for the 9mm I also found it to be very finicky. I found 15BHN alloy and .358" boolit diameter worked most of the time. That held true except for the Lee 102gr which needed "hard cast" and very light loads to prevent excessive...
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    09-23-2018, 01:49 AM
    We smelted wheel weights for the first time a couple months ago and I was surprised how soft the ingots tested so I posted about it on one of the threads. 100% of the replies said check them again in a couple weeks. ;) Motor
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    09-16-2018, 04:07 PM
    I have experience with the RCBS bench mounted unit, The Lee bench mounted unit and the Forster bench mounted unit. The RCBS is an excellent tool, but filling the tubes is a lot of extra drama - however it has excellent feel and you can run through...
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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