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Pumpkinheaver

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Re: Thinking of buying a Lee Pro 1000
« Reply #15 on: December 27, 2017, 02:01:07 PM »
At one point I had two Lee 100's a Dillon SDB a 550 and my old Rockchucker on my bench. Got rid of them all except the Rockchucker. I enjoy handloading ammunition and don't mind the slower round per hour of production I get doing it single stage.

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Re: Thinking of buying a Lee Pro 1000
« Reply #16 on: December 29, 2017, 12:52:23 PM »
What do you guys recommend for 180 grain and 200 grain projectiles? I've learned that most of you prefer cci primers and starline brass but I'm not sure what to get for the bullets.

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Re: Thinking of buying a Lee Pro 1000
« Reply #17 on: December 29, 2017, 02:55:50 PM »
Depends on what you want to shoot?  FMJ is good for target work, JHP good for defense or hunting uses.
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Re: Thinking of buying a Lee Pro 1000
« Reply #18 on: December 29, 2017, 03:25:28 PM »
RMR Bullets (Rocky Mountain Reloading) usually has a very decent price on copper plated 10mm bullets.   If I remember right they have a heavily plated option that is practically the same as a jacketed bullet.   With plated bullets, just don't exceed 1500 fps muzzle velocity.   I've seen this warning several places over the years.   I'm guessing they fear that over 1500 fps, that the plating will get peeled off the bullet.
They also offer pulled bullets.   I believe they usually have pulled Federal HST's.

Bayou Bullets has several nice polymer coated options available.   

Both places periodically offer sales and/or free shipping.

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Re: Thinking of buying a Lee Pro 1000
« Reply #19 on: December 30, 2017, 07:09:26 AM »
What do you guys recommend for 180 grain and 200 grain projectiles? I've learned that most of you prefer cci primers and starline brass but I'm not sure what to get for the bullets.

For target and normal shooting, Xtreme heavy plated 180 fn 180gr with 10.4gr BDot
XTPs in 180 and 200 with my same Blue Dot load for most else

( *** 200gr and 10.4 BD is over book, test in your gun, be safe and work loads up ***)

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Re: Thinking of buying a Lee Pro 1000
« Reply #20 on: December 31, 2017, 09:22:58 AM »
Thanks for the great info. I'm pretty much just loading for the range although if I get it down very well I may load xtp's for defense. I plan on starting light and then working my way up on loads.
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