GUN What to get to start reloading?

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    a kit would probably be a better choice and you don't really need a turret press, a single stage will do.
     
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    I wouldn't get a kit that doesn't come with a hand priming tool, it's much easier/faster to use than priming on a press. When I got my crap I bought the RCBS Master Supreme kit, I think it was $250. Lee presses are cast and therefore cheaper but will do the job just fine.
     
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    I just got this one from Natchezss.com. They're about $25-$35 cheaper than everyone but Wideners, who never has them in stock.

    For now about all I'm adding to it equipment wise is a powder trickler, a set of decent dial calipers, & a case trimmer... and of course a die set. Eventually I'd like to get a case tumbler too.
     
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    you can get a frankford arsenal digital caliper from midway for ~$25. They're on sale a lot too, I think I paid $20ish for mine.
     
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    ORLY? I thought FA's were really expensive, but I guess that is Starrett.

    I guess you must like yours if you recommending them?
     
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    I've never had a problem with it. I'm sure they pricey ones are more precise or accurate but I'm not a match shooter and all I really do is measure overall length and case length so its fine for me. Plus the digital part makes it really quick to use. It measures .30s at .308 and 7mms at .284 so it's accurate enough :mamoru:

    http://www.midwayusa.com/eproductpage.exe/showproduct?saleitemid=604242
     
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    striker754 Chillin

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    i have a lee 3 hole turret for sale.
     
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    lt1aggie what?

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    What about Dillon reloaders?
     
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    if you're looking for bulk reloading go for it :dunno:
     
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    striker754 Chillin

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    I think they are way over priced.
     
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    993kgt building an airplane whee

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    dillon > *

    I have a XL650 w/ GSI bullet feeder and all the bells/whistles

    I'm getting a 1050 for .223 with the GSI bullet feeder, whenever it comes out
     
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    Goat That crack is really moreish

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    Most people don't shoot enough to justify the price of Dillon's equipment.
     

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