Which Press?

Discussion in 'The Ammo & Reloading Forum' started by Maddmaxx, Oct 19, 2012.

  1. soundguy

    soundguy Well-Known Member

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    i happen to have a lee classic C and a rcbs rockchucker supreme. I've used both to deprime, size and seat .. they both, as someone else said.. turn out a finished cartridge that is indistinguishable from another.

    the rcbs was a 200$spendy press.. the lee was 20$ you can't really compair them. if I used them both coninoulsy.. the lee would probably have issues long before the rcbs.

    I like having both.. I can deprime on the lee as a single operation.. then do other steps as needed..

    the point it.. it's rare that you will only have 1 press forever... :)
  2. budman46

    budman46 New Member

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    lee aluminum presses work, but aren't my cup of tea. lee's classic cast turret, however, is excellent; i have 3 dillons and a rockchucker...idle most of the time, but my classic turret is always in use; it'd be the last i would let go.
  3. carver

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    Lee presses are as good as anything else out there. I've been using them for around 40 years, and have yet to have a problem.
  4. Twicepop

    Twicepop Well-Known Member

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    Consider a Redding turret press if this is the style you really want. They're a bit pricey, but according to the good folks at Sinclair's this is the only one of it's type capable of turning out benchrest match quality ammo. For a lifetimes worth of reloading, cry once about the price and never look back.
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    I like the Lee turret,but would NEVER purchase a Lee progressive-my Dillon 550 spoiled me for anything else...


  6. Fast Forward

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    I bought a RCBS single Stage used,,from a 20 year plus reloader who also owns a Lee Multi stage,,,does that make the RCBS junk and the lee Better No,,he can make a 200.00 lee do the same Job as a 600.00 RCBS ,,for me a single stage is more idiot proof I load 2-300 rounds a week,, as far as Customer service is concerned you can,t beat RCBS
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