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Old 03-02-2012, 09:44 PM   #21
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"Comparing the two is sort of like comparing apples to oranges, but both do exactly what they are suppose to. "

Since both are doing their jobs well, perhaps it's more like comparing red apples to yellow apples?

I've noticed that the less experience most reloaders have with different stuff the more certain they are that their first choice is best and must be the best choice for everyone else. What it really means is that it all works fine if it's used correctly; nothing's worth much if it's improperly used but ... some guys???
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I would go with lee. Sure RCBS is setup so you can run over it with a truck but who does that? Lee is well made and cost effective. Their stuff works fine

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I would go with lee. Sure RCBS is setup so you can run over it with a truck but who does that? Lee is well made and cost effective. Their stuff works fine
Yep I am going with the Lee classic turret press. Thanks to all of you guys for your advice and opinions.
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"Comparing the two is sort of like comparing apples to oranges, but both do exactly what they are suppose to. "

Since both are doing their jobs well, perhaps it's more like comparing red apples to yellow apples?

I've noticed that the less experience most reloaders have with different stuff the more certain they are that their first choice is best and must be the best choice for everyone else. What it really means is that it all works fine if it's used correctly; nothing's worth much if it's improperly used but ... some guys???
That applies to a lot more than just reloading.
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I have the Lee Pro 1000. I am not happy with it. I have to constantly watch it. Primers jam, powder dispenser quits working. Sometimes the index gets out of time. I am a very good mechanic. So I still use mine. If I wasn't, I couldn't.

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Yeah the Dillons are nice but they run a pretty penny and just starting out I don't want to spend too much and find out it's not for me or blow myself up.
There's a cabelas sale going on this weekend. I think the lee progressive pro 1000 is on sale for 189ish.
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All I can say is that I have used the same RCBS Rock Chucker press for 30 years and it has worked great. I keep it clean and lubed and have had no problems with it.

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I also have a rock chucker. It is a great press. No complaints here.

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My main press is the Dillon 550B, but I also have a Rockchucker that I use often, mainly for resizing/decapping. I use my Dillon as a single-stage. I also just picked up a RCBS Ammomaster Auto Progressive 2000 (maybe) and I like it but haven't used it much yet. I am going to be using it mainly for one pistol caliber (.40 S&W) eventually. I had a Lyman 5-die turret that was a piece of junk. I ended up giving it away.

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About to order a lee loadmaster. Does anyone have any suggestions as to additional parts to order? I'm all about convenient.

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