I have a Lee Pro 1000 press which is rated up to .223, but is mostly for hand gun ammo. I do load .223 on it. I would like to know if anyone has ever managed to load .243 in one of these presses. Can it be done? Any special tricks needed other than the dies? I have a wonderful neighbor kid, 13 years old who does a lot of yard work for me. He did enough work for me already this year to buy himself a nice new Remington .243 rifle and scope. He LOVES to hunt. Money is an issue for him - his folks make him earn everything. I think that's good for him, but I'd like to get some empty cases and bullets (I have primers and powder) and load him up a couple of hundred rounds. Any chance with this press? Maybe I'm due to pick up a used single stage press for larger rifle? Thanks.