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Old January 11, 2011, 08:26 PM   #1
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lee 4 20 pot

This is my first bottom poor pot and im in love! Lol this thing is great. It makes making bollits super easy. Just had to tell someone....

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Old January 11, 2011, 08:56 PM   #2
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Good thing that ya like it...

.. I was worried about that all last week...

J/K... Like mine too.
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Old January 13, 2011, 08:20 AM   #3
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There are better bottom pour pots on the market, but for the money you can’t beat the Lee.
Two big mistakes guys make with them. Make sure you keep all the junk out, only put clean ingots in the pot, and also don’t use the commercial Fluxes; they will rust the pot and add junk that will cause them to drip, more than usual.
Lees all drip to some extent, a fix I did on my 4-20 was to snap a 45ACP case on the top of the flow rod, with the primer out. The primer pocket will snap on to the top of the rod, and then fill the case with Lead, and this weighs it down enough. The dripping stopped
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Old January 13, 2011, 08:25 AM   #4
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I only use clean lead ingots in mine...

... and when it starts to drip... i do like the instructions say and turn the rod just a bit with a screwdriver..and it will stop dripping..
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Old January 13, 2011, 08:56 AM   #5
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As the saying goes, what ever floats your boat, this works on mine, and was passing it along.
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Old January 13, 2011, 08:59 AM   #6
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Quote:
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I have two boats...

...usually water(floats em)
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Old January 13, 2011, 10:50 AM   #7
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I was worried about that all last week...
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Old January 13, 2011, 11:27 AM   #8
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I have the same pot too, works well enough for me.

I'd really like the RCBS, or even a Ballisti-Cast pot, but that'll have to wait.
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Old January 13, 2011, 11:36 AM   #9
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Small world that’ll do, I’m just across the line in Westmoreland Co. I have used the Lee pots for years, once you realize they are finicky, and learn the little tricks. They are not a bad pot for the money.
What all do you cast, and do you use a Lube/sizer.
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Old January 13, 2011, 02:40 PM   #10
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i cast for 45 acp, 45 colt, and 38 special. i use lee alox lube and lee sizer dies.

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