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Single station presses will load nearly any cartridge. Cartridges are loaded in a batch process, which for example, 20 cases are deprimed and sized then the die changed to seat bullets in the 20 prepared cases. This die changing process is sped up by...
We recommend the use of the chain in conjunction with the Auto Disk but this option is only applicable on progressive presses. Using the chain as a way to reset the measure almost eliminates the chance of a double charge because the carrier of the pr...
The Challenger Press was discontinued in 2006 and the Toggles (the part that goes from the Ram to the Lever) are no longer available. You are able to update the Toggle system with the newer style currently found on the Breech Lock Challenger Press. T...
The main difference between the Load Master and the Pro-1000 is that the Load Master is designed to handle rifle and pistol, and the Pro 1000 is designed primarily for pistol cartridges, but will reload rifle cartridges up to 2 5/16" in overall lengt...
All Lee presses including the Breech Lock Hand Press are strong enough to size the largest of magnum cases. As with presses of all brands, it is important to ensure that the case is properly lubricated prior to any attempt at sizing. Proper lubricat...
There are a number of possible causes for overall length variation. One is the way it is measured. If you measure overall length from the tip of the bullet to the base of the case, remember to subtract the variation due to bullet length tolerance. Th...
If you are interested in updating your pre-2006 Challenger press, these are the parts you would need: (1) Ram Pin - OF3221 http://leeprecision.com/ram-pin-step.html [http://leeprecision.com/ram-pin-step.html] (1) Lever Clamp - OF3613 http://leeprec...
The die cast connecting links on the Challenger Press, Progressive 1000 and the Turret Press have been redesigned and are now a one piece steel construction. The connecting links are installed exactly the same as the die cast links, however, there is...
Don't overtighten the 5/16 bolt that pulls the lever clamp into the lever sleeve. If you do, the lever acts like a wedge and applies a splitting force to the lever sleeve, creating a stress concentration in the middle of the semi-circular cutout in t...
The correct way to use the Lock Ring Eliminators and Breech Lock Bushings is as follows: The half moon cut out on the Lock Ring Eliminator/Breech Lock Bushing is meant as a stopping point to adjust your die in the Bushing, especially to release the ...
All of our presses and dies are made with 7/8" x 14 thread, which is considered industry standard. If you have another brand of press that uses this same thread our dies will work. Conversely, other brands of dies made for industry standard presses w...
If the toggle link or links on your Challenger press have broken, it is most likely for one of two reasons. First, an attempt was made to size a case with little or no lube causing the case to stick in the die. Pressure placed on the case after that ...
Toggling over center refers to the way the press lever linkage works. On presses with a compound lever linkage there are three pivot points: one at the bottom of the ram, one in the frame, and one on the toggle link. As you swing the lever through is...
All of our presses [http://leeprecision.com/reloading-presses/], and just about all of our die sets [http://leeprecision.com/reloading-dies/], use 7/8"-14 threads, which is industry standard. The only exception will be some large rifle calibers use...