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Old 09-27-2012, 21:36   #43
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Originally Posted by Taterhead View Post
Curious about why to lube cases? I never lube pistol cases.

With carbide dies it is optional on a press with a lot of mechanical advantage. The OP is using a little hand press.

Even on a large press, the entire process is smoother with the lube. I loaded pistol for a lot of years without lube but after I started using Hornady One Shot, I won't be doing it any more.

The thing about HOS is that it is an aerosol spray and it isn't like the RCBS lube that came with my first press. That stuff was sticky and generally unpleasant to use. HOS is more like spray lanolin.

There is no need to remove it from the completed round. Just shoot 'em.

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