making life easier is of importance.
I've tried it both ways. Using lube decreases the effort a negligible amount for small cases. I suppose if you are resizing long cases like .44Mag or better, using a lube might make it easier, though.
Problems sizing the tiny 9mm?! Question: Is a Carbide die being used? Solution: Kickbacks with a 20-lb dumb-bell and Nosebusters with a French bar.
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