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loader and die compatability

Discussion in 'Ammunition & Reloading' started by jvbutter, Nov 24, 2010.

  1. jvbutter

    jvbutter Cornelius, Or Active Member

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    I found out dad has 2 reloaders... a Hornady and a Lee... What dies are compatible with these 2???? Can i use any, like RCBS and the knock offs with these two, or is only Lee / Hornady dies allowed with these?

    thx
     
  2. HappyRoman

    HappyRoman Sherwood Forest Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Standard dies will work in both.. Lee being usually the least expensive,
     
  3. jvbutter

    jvbutter Cornelius, Or Active Member

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    thanks much
     
  4. olyshoots

    olyshoots Vancouver USA Member

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    The key is matching the thread on any dies to the threads on the press. Most are 7/8 x 14 so interchanging is simple. Just check that fact before doing any purchasing. Those details are front and center on any manufacturer's materials and websites.