Lee Dies

Discussion in 'Equipment Discussions' started by Iron Worker, Jul 15, 2005.

  1. Iron Worker

    Iron Worker Well-Known Member

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    Lee dies in 22-250 AI are they any good at $24.00 for two die set? Redding I know is good but they cost $88.00 for a two die non -compitition set.
     
  2. 7Rumloader

    7Rumloader Well-Known Member

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    The lee dies I have work great. They may not be as good as the redding comp dies or redding s dies but they work great for me. I have 3 sets of them and like them better than some of my RCBS dies.
    Not that there is anything wrong with RCBS dies.
     

  3. Jimm

    Jimm Writers Guild

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    Iron worker ,

    I ahve been using the Lee collet dies fo my 243 AI and my 300winnie. I have been liking them more and more as I use them.No lube required /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/cool.gif These are neck sizing only dies however. I know of two knowledgeable fellows on this site that use/recommend them(Abinok and Jerry Teo)Try em youll like em /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/smile.gif
    Jim
     
  4. bailey1474

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    You won't just like them, you'll love them!! /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif
     
  5. sniper2

    sniper2 Well-Known Member

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    I use them in 7mag and shoot min in a hunting rifle.
     
  6. Eaglet

    Eaglet Well-Known Member

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    Iron Worker,
    The same here, I have used the Lee collet dies for my son's 308 Winch. and my first four shots will go in under 1/2", many times in the mid 0.3's. Many will degrade them but I'd be a thankless person if I wouldn't state my experience. I really like them!
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    This is on a Ruger M77 Varmint factory barrel.
     
  7. WoodsWalker

    WoodsWalker Active Member

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    I have used the collet dies in several different calibersand could not have been happier. All the rifles shot 1/2" or less, plus they are really user friendly.Great dies!!
     
  8. Mysticplayer

    Mysticplayer Writers Guild

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    As long as the chamber and barrel are up to the task, the lee collet die will make match grade ammo.

    Jerry
     
  9. abinok

    abinok Writers Guild

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    As long as the chamber and barrel are up to the task, the lee collet die will make match grade ammo.

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    Thats about as plainly as you can put it!
    Ill tell you what, sliced bread has nothing on those collet dies.
     
  10. Delta Hunter

    Delta Hunter Well-Known Member

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    I concur. For neck sizing I use nothing but Lee collet dies.