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buying a Turret press

Discussion in 'Handloading and Reloading' started by flying, Dec 27, 2008.

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  1. flying

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    Hi all

    I sold off my equipment a few years back when life got extra busy :rolleyes:

    Anyway I had a RCBS 4x4 & it was fine.
    Now I need to re-buy everything & I am thinking of going turret for price & I am not shooting as much. Plus I think it will be nice control wise.

    So far I am looking at he RCBS turret package because I see it for 354 & includes pretty much everything except dies & shell holders.

    I am looking at loading 45acp & 223

    I also saw some beautiful equipment from Harrells both their turret & their powder measure. Nice but a good bit more & I would still need to buy the rest...(scale..prime system etc. )

    Open to any suggestions & thought I would ask.

    Thanks for any input.
     
  2. The Bushmaster

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    Ya might have a look at Lee Cast iron (Not aluminum) presses too. Both in Single stage "O" press and turret.
     
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  4. The Bushmaster

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    Just make sure that if you go Lee
    that the presses have a cast iron base and not the aluminum base.
     
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    I would suggest the Lyman #55 powder measure. Not cheap, but throws very accurate and consistent charges and not as prone to bridging the longer stick powders. It will last a lifetime too.

    NCsmitty
     
  8. flying

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    Thanks NC Smitty
    You know I look at that Lyman 55 & I think it is the measure I had on my 4x4 before.
    Reason is I remember that knocker on there.
    I am really liking what I am reading about the Lee Turret for such a small price.
    But that powder measure that comes with it does not look too good.
    So I think I would add this Lyman55
    Thanks
     
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