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Old December 23, 2012, 12:03 PM   #1
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advice on 45-110 bp reloading

I have a Shiloh 45-110. Love the rifle but want to start reloading myself. Thinking about the Lee single stage any advice, thoughts or recommendations on what works best for the size of the case
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Old December 23, 2012, 04:09 PM   #2
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Not a lot of help but...

I am loading 45-70 with both a Pacific single stage as well as the Lee Classic which started out as a three position press and I upgraded to four holes. I am using Lee dies and for the price, I love them. Worthwhile buying a turret for each caibler you loads so as not to have to go through the process of resetting the dies.

It is my personal opinion that a progressive press works best for smokeless rounds. I like loading BPCR with a multi-position (but not progressive) press.

I have an ECHO press on the evil bay for sale for 55.00 and I am not budging on the price.It is worth that just to just keep it.

I did an awful lot of work to the press and it is better than new.
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Old December 23, 2012, 09:03 PM   #3
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I think the Lee classic cast would do ok.
I don't get in a hurry with BPCR and do not need or want a turret or semi-progressive.

In addition to sizing and seating dies, you also need a separate expander die and a powder compression die.
The Buffalo Arms catalog is the BPCR shooter's wishbook.
http://www.buffaloarms.com/

You can get a lot of help on the Shiloh board at
http://www.shilohrifle.com/forums/index.php

And at
http://www.bpcr.net/index-a.htm
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Old December 24, 2012, 01:59 AM   #4
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Thank you very much for all the information.
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