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Re: Need a stronger press

Post by Grantness » 01 Sep 2009, 09:12

You've got to click on the little link that says serv. parts next to the link for the press/press kit. Check out my Edit above...

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Re: Need a stronger press

Post by gw45acp » 01 Sep 2009, 09:14

The only Lee press strong enough for large rifle brass sizing or forming is the Classic Cast Press. I've done a lot of .223, .308, and 7.62x54r and it hasn't broken.

EDIT: And thousands of rounds of 5.7x28 brass :D
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Re: Need a stronger press

Post by MrSlippyFist » 01 Sep 2009, 09:14

So it's called the 'toggle', eh? Thanks G!

I might send them an email with that pic to see If I can get some warranty replacements as well.
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Post by MrSlippyFist » 01 Sep 2009, 09:15

The toggle part that you referenced at Midway is the same one I was breaking repeatedly on my old press.
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Re: Need a stronger press

Post by romer522 » 01 Sep 2009, 09:16

Holy crap slippy, sure you weren't trying to fit some BMG into a 308 die? Looks like press MFGs should start sending you free samples so they can stamp "Slippy Approved" on them. :lmao:

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Re: Need a stronger press

Post by Cyberfly » 01 Sep 2009, 10:51

Crap Slippy...you can't win for losing! :(
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Re: Need a stronger press

Post by f3rr37 » 01 Sep 2009, 10:54

Slippy, I think you need to quit going to the gym.

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Re: Need a stronger press

Post by MrSlippyFist » 01 Sep 2009, 11:34

f3rr37 wrote:Slippy, I think you need to quit going to the gym.
HA! Aside from lacrosse training, my press is my gym!
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Re: Need a stronger press

Post by MrSlippyFist » 01 Sep 2009, 11:40

In all seriousness, I expected the (3) 1/4"Ø, 4" long low-grade anchoring bolts to snap before that toggle arm.
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Post by jmz5 » 01 Sep 2009, 12:09

Rock chucker all the way.
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Re: Need a stronger press

Post by Wollychop » 01 Sep 2009, 14:07

jmz5 wrote:Rock chucker all the way.
Yup. The RCBS rock chucker I learned to reload on as a kid is still going strong.

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Re: Need a stronger press

Post by jmz5 » 01 Sep 2009, 14:37

I got mine used a long time ago, still going strong as well. :D
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