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Old February 14, 2013, 04:47 AM   #1
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Very strange question

I was half asleep last night and had a weird question roll into my head.

Have any Lee press users ever gotten splinters?
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Old February 14, 2013, 05:25 AM   #2
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Splinters... like, metal splinters from cheap casting or something?
Hmmmm. 25 years on four different Lee presses, no metal splinters for me.

Have you ever gotten hands-on experience with a Lee Classic Cast?
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Old February 14, 2013, 08:40 AM   #3
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I would assume you mean from the wood handle. Mine is nicely finished so I'm guessing not...
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Old February 14, 2013, 10:15 AM   #4
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"Have any Lee press users ever gotten splinters?"

Of course I have.

Just not from my Lee press.
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Old February 14, 2013, 10:28 AM   #5
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If you are a sloppy loader, you might get copper splinters from those shavings off of the jacketed bullets you pressed into an inadequately belled case, or maybe brass splinters off of the burrs left from inadequately trimmed cases.

Are you insinuating that us Lee press users are sloppy loaders?
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Old February 14, 2013, 12:40 PM   #6
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No splinters, but I did get a paper cut from a Lee instruction sheet once. Does that count?
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Old February 14, 2013, 01:30 PM   #7
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I broke a nail opening a Lee die box.....

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Old February 14, 2013, 02:52 PM   #8
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Ha ha, I didn't even think about the wooden ball angle when he asked about slivers.

Suffice it to say in the 3 Lee presses I own that came with wood ball handles, and the 2 or 3 cutter "with ball grip" Lee trim tools I have... the balls are finished VERY nicely and I don't think you could get a sliver from one without attacking it with some tools.
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Old February 14, 2013, 04:22 PM   #9
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Broke a nail?

What a hoot.
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Old February 14, 2013, 06:15 PM   #10
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Splinters?

Over the 20years I've been running my pro1000 I must say that was something I never incountered.

Quote:
I was half asleep last night and had a weird question roll into my head.
What kind of good meds are you on? After the day I had at work with all the electronic problems I had to deal with, I need some of it.

Has to be the good stuff.
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Old February 14, 2013, 07:04 PM   #11
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Perhaps I should have clarified.....from the wood ball handle.

I don't know where it came from...it just popped in my head.

Not on any meds LE-28, was towards the end of a very long day after a big meal.
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Old February 15, 2013, 03:25 AM   #12
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Perhaps I should have clarified.....from the wood ball handle.
No.

Nor have I had splinters from any wooden saw, shovel, hoe, broom, or hammer handle. Come to think of it, I've never got a splinter from any wooden gun stock or grip either.

I've gotten many splinters working with lumber and learned a long time ago not to skate in socks with the grain on a hardwood floor.
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Old February 15, 2013, 11:32 AM   #13
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I got scratched by Lee Press-On Nails once.

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Old February 15, 2013, 02:17 PM   #14
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Splinters no. Blister, yes.
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Old February 15, 2013, 03:08 PM   #15
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I have a Lee Single Stage and never had a splinter. I do not think it is very likely.
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Old February 15, 2013, 07:06 PM   #16
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