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Thread: new .501 star size die problem

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    new .501 star size die problem

    went to use the .501 new size die way tight actually bending handle never had this prhink it should oblem before i'm using heat any ideas don't think it should be this tight diameter measure .515 after size .500

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    Boolit Master
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    Don't bend the handle over this, my .501 will not size bullets if they are hard cast, I have to run them through the Rockchucker, using the Star die......I have made up a Star die holder for using star dies on my rockchucker, but this is the only time I've needed to.
    I'm only needing to size .002" or so.

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    its sizing good now but not getting lube around whole bullet wondering if lube is to still using magma lube thinking of ordering white label 2500

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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