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Old 06-19-2016, 07:51 AM
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My grandson will be purchasing a Bolt Action 7mm-08 soon and he wants to start reloading for it. In the past I've used Riedding and RCBS dies. But I was curious about people's experiences with Lee Collet or Pacesetter dies?
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Old 06-19-2016, 03:59 PM
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I use mostly. RCBS dies. I do have a set of redding and Lee dies. I have never had any problems with those dies.
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Old 06-19-2016, 04:04 PM
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The Hornady dies have a lot of nice features at a good price. Of all my dies I think the Hornady may be my favorite.
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Old 06-19-2016, 05:25 PM
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I used the Lee Collet's when they first came out and wasn't impressed. They are "okay" for low precision work but if you want better tolerances I would suggest you stay with RCBS or, as Bill said, try out the newest Hornady offerings. I fire-form and neck size only on 99% of all my rifle rounds. For general hunting at normal ranges Lee dies are okay but if your grandson will be planning any precision work or distance then I wouldn't recommend Lee sets.
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