Reloading Dies Question

Discussion in 'Ammunition & Reloading' started by pmaspks, Aug 19, 2009.

  1. pmaspks

    pmaspks
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    My post is seeking the answer to a question rather than something for sale. I am considering purchasing a reloading press. My question is, will most Redding and/or RCBS presses take both handgun and rifle dies? In other words, can I handload for my 9mm and my .270 using the same press?

    Thanks for any help.
     
  2. actionflies

    actionflies
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    You can load handgun and rifle calibers. The only press that I know only load handgun calibers is a dillon square B. BTW, this is a wrong forum for your post. It should be in the reloading forum.
     
  3. Scott

    Scott
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    Wrong place for this thread and to answer your question you would be best off to buy a Barnes, Speer, Hornady, or Nosler reloading book before you start anything. Not trying to be offensive but read before you do anything.
     
  4. Gunner3456

    Gunner3456
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    Check the manufacturer. A Lee Pro 1000 progressive press will load handgun though .223, but not larger so it wouldn't load your .270. A lee Classic Turret will do all. Shotguns are different presses.

    Just check manufacturer or ask someone in the reloading section here.
     
  5. HappyRoman

    HappyRoman
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    A dillion 550 will load most all handgun and many rifle including the 270. Have one if interested or go to Dillonprecision.com for full info
     
  6. johnboy

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    Best to start with single stage press and Lee has an inexpensive starter until you decide to go progressive. Do a little research first to see what you are in for with reloading. I have done it for 30+ years and love it....
     

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