Originally Posted by rjd3282
What I don't understand is why die makers make a combination seat/crimp die when they all acknowledge that a separate crimp die is the best way to go.
Cuz some folks are just to cheap to buy a three die set!
You can set the combo die to seat, but not crimp. then when all rounds are seated, you can back the seating stem out and use the crimping shoulder in a separate operation.
PITA, but if you're going for cheap it works.