Bullet sizing question

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  1. Deacon_Man

    Deacon_Man Member

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    My question is: I purchased .45acp & .45LC prelubed Lazer Cast bullets .452 dia. Do these bullets still need to be sized before they are pressed in?
    I purchased the Lee four die set. Does'nt the die I use to press the bullet in also size the bullet during the process. I have already loaded and fired a 100 rounds with know problem. I fired them in my Taurus Judge and my S&W auto.

    The Deacon Man
  2. woolleyworm

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    They are ready to go. Unless you are casting your own, you do not need to swage/size them.
  3. myfriendis410

    myfriendis410 New Member

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    As said above. Those bullets are already sized to .452" which is nominal for both of those cartridges. Your die set will not size the bullets.
  4. JLA

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    Yep. load em and go.
  5. mikld

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    Measure them. If they're too big for what you want, size them. Reloaders who buy/cast lead should own a decent micrometer, you gotta know what you're working with, and no manufacturer is perfect. And nope, normally a seating die does not size the bullet.
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