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So i saw these lee rgb dies and was wondering if they were even worth looking at. my brother wants me to load him some 22-250s. he is just shooting a little single shot rifle at <100 yards. is it worth the money saved? Thoughts? Thanks yall!
 

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I have never bought any of the green box Lee dies, but I don't see anything wrong with them myself. 99% of the dies I use are Lee dies. I do believe the only difference between these and the red box dies is that you do not get a shell holder and the yellow dipper.
 

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that is what they say is it is two lee dies without all the extras in the box. And for his rifle i really see no need to crimp
 

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Mr Moody is 100% correct. You only get a sizing and seating die. I have a couple sets. You're going to need a shell holder. And I agree. I see no need to crimp for a single shot.
 

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The rounds I load for my single shot rifles do not get crimped, I just don't see any reason for it myself! The die should still be capable of crimping if you need to crimp them.
 

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Thanks yall. I have a full set of shell holders.
 

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Then I would go for it, $19.95 at MidwayUSA is a great price for them.
 

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thanks. the guy i buy from on ebay has the for $18.95 so i will get them from him. i highly recommend him.
 

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That is a great price, especially if his shipping is low of even better - free!!
 

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shipping is $3.95 for the set. but the best part is when i bought my press from him i also bought a few odds n ends as well as dies for my .223 and he has a max combined shipping of $12.95. I just bought a set of breech lock bushings from him for a fair price and the shipping was $1.95.
 
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his name is "reloaderschoice" and the store is "The Four Sportsmen" on ebay I will definitely be shopping there first.
 

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I just spent a few minutes looking at his "store". I does have a lot of stuff and the prices are pretty fair!
 

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I have looked at Amazon and I don't consider them all that cheap. It is one of the first places I look for "stuff".
 

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The dies might be OK, but they come with those lousy LEE o-ring locking rings. I know some of you will say these work well. But the few sets of LEE dies that I've over used the years, none would hold a setting with these rings. I always wound up throwing them out and buying regular locking rings to replace them, it negated the whole purpose of buying inexpensive dies. IMHO spend a few extra bucks and get RCBS or Lyman dies, or for a few more dollars get Forster or Redding. Over the years, the only LEE dies that I haven't had to replace/throw out are the factory crimp dies, all the others got replaced with dies made by the aforementioned manufacturers.
 
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