Originally Posted by Ace1911
I found using the seating die to crimp pistol cartridges to be a pain. So, I use Lee taper Crimp dies. Yes, it is an added step, but I find that step worth it to obtain a proper crimp & consistent cartridges.
+1, not only improves feeding and chambering in auto loaders, it slows case stretch, extending case life, especially in the magnum rounds like the .44mag.