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My 1000th round, Lee Progressive Press

Discussion in 'Reloading' started by GlockUniverse, Aug 21, 2010.

  1. GlockUniverse

    GlockUniverse

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    I just finished my 1000th round of 9mm in my Lee Progressive Press and I have nothing bad to say about it, it has given me great ammunition and it is really reliable. It may have been a pain to set up but once it got set up it has run amazingly.

    Just my .02 on the Lee 9mm Progressive Press
     
  2. RustyFN

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    Glad to hear you are happy with your press, it's a fun hobby. Which press do you have?
     

  3. GlockUniverse

    GlockUniverse

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    I have the Lee Pro 1000, I have had lots of people give negative reviews about it but it seems to be the prefect press for me.
     
  4. ilgunguygt

    ilgunguygt Enslaved in IL

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    Seems most people like the Pro1000 a lot moe than the load master. I like my Lee turret press, but don't think I would go that way for a progresive. Congrats though!:wavey:
     
  5. RustyFN

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    I have a classic turret. A buddy of mine has a P1000 and loves it. He said it runs pretty much problem free and I know he loads a lot of ammo.
     
  6. Bello

    Bello America/Italia

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    that press is probably the way ill head if i go progressive but i do like single stage as of now considering the lee classic turret the steel one
     
  7. AZBru88

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    Nice start, now get back to reloading!:supergrin: Congrats enjoy your new press!
     
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    6000 with my Lee Hand Press. My right arm looks like Popeye's.
     
  9. Bello

    Bello America/Italia

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    lol

    :rofl:
     
  10. fasteddie565

    fasteddie565 Combat Diver

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    I used the Pro 1000 (Actually several) in the early 90's. I had some issues, but once you master them, they are good presses for a realtively cheap price.

    Enjoy!:wavey:
     
  11. WiskyT

    WiskyT Malcontent

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    I never used a loadmaster, but I get the same feeling. My P1000 has been running for decades. My experience is much like the OP, except I have gone through many more cases of primers than he has. The LM, for the most part, sems to cause a lot of grief, but the P1000, with it's simplicity, generally works well.
     
  12. shotgunred

    shotgunred local trouble maker

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    A thousand is a good start. Let us know how it is doing at 10K. 50K and 100K.

    Right now I am knocking out 2K a month for myself. By October I will have passed 50K of 40SW and 10K 9MM with my 550. SO far the only thing I have had to do other than clean it was to replace the plastic tips on the pick up tubes.
     
  13. RustyFN

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    Same here. My buddy with the P1000 bought a LM a while back and doesn't like it as much as the P1000.
     
  14. GioaJack

    GioaJack Conifer Jack

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    Yet another of life's little ponderings. If Shotgun falls into that pitcher of blue Kool-Aid and starts to drown, do we pull him out? :dunno:


    Jack
     
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    Glad you're enjoying yourself! I confess to being addicted in my own way... *sigh*
     
  16. herdingcats

    herdingcats still new

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    Congrats glockuniverse! Like my cigar habit, this has been a slippery slope. I'm at somewhere around 70k or 80k on my Dillon 650. Good times... and there's always a new toy I JUST HAVE TO HAVE!!