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Old 01-27-2013, 01:49 AM   #1
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So I've got a total of about 8000 different cases boxed up in my basement to reload. I have a Lee's single stage press and would like to take a step up. I've not been reloading a super long time but thought I'd hit some of you up that have.

So... What is a solid progressive press that will hold up well? Looking at one of these http://www.midwayusa.com/product/671219/lee-load-master-progressive-press . Any thoughts or differing opinions?



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Back in my days of competing, I always went with Dillon and their "no-BS" warranty.

Anything broke, they fixed it or sent me the part for free.



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Yep, Dillon is the way to go in a progressive. I like the little Lee Turret for small batch straight wall case runs. The Lee Load Master Progressive was terrible. I had one in .40 S&W which is an easy case. I spent too much time keeping it running.

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Are you talking one caliber??
The Hornady is a solid press with economical caliber change cost

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223, 40, 45, 9mm, 338 Lapua, and 308

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223, 40, 45, 9mm, 338 Lapua, and 308
You will really like the Hornady LNL feature, Fast and not expensive way to change calibers
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Another vote for the Hornady LnL AP. Had a Dillion 550, switched to the Hornady when I wanted a progressive, have not regretted my decision.

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You did what?

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Another vote for the Hornady LnL AP. Had a Dillion 550, switched to the Hornady when I wanted a progressive, have not regretted my decision.
You ended up with a 5 station, Auto Indexing press with a much better powder measure!
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I started out with a Lee Progressive and it was nothing but a pain in the AZZ. Finally went with 2 single stage presses, that I bought used at the gun shows, I use one for decapping and re-sizing, the other for bullet seating. Only have to make one die change.


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