Re: Looking to find full length die sets.
Is buying a used set of reloading dies sight-unseen a good idea?
Maybe yes, maybe no, but it depends on the condition which you only have the sellers opinion on. Die sets cost under $50 and some sets under $25 NEW! Why would a person risk buying them sight-unseen, pay the shipping, only to be disappointed?
What can go wrong? Missing parts, rusted interior, wrong shell holder or other parts in the box, faulty dies placed for sale to recoup costs!
If a person were to gamble on a set of reloading dies, I think a much safer bet is to buy them at a gun show where you can at least inspect them. I only buy NEW ones.... I'm not much of a gambler and don't trust sellers on E-BAy or other auction sites.
Just my opinion and yours may differ.