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Old May 16, 2019, 07:51 AM   #1
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Lee Loadmaster Priming / Powder Charge issues

So, thanks to a lot of good advice I have solved my case issues. Now I can get onto asking about the annoying things that happen once in a while.

First, every so often I will get a primer that doesn't seat right, it goes in cockeyed and causes the shell plate to not rotate. This is annoying because i have to disassemble the shell plate and remove all the shells to free it.

Second, With the Lee Auto Drum powder measure. Every once in a while, i get a partial charge or no charge. This is annoying because i don't always catch it before seating a bullet and have had to start weighing my rounds after they are loaded to see if any are too light.

Third, the plastic clip on the Auto Drum, that prevents a double charge broke. Does anyone know if i can get a replacement, i'm sure i can get a stock one, that is stronger? And any tips to set it up so it works properly?

BTW if I had found the instructions helpful, i wouldn't have these problems! lol
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Old May 17, 2019, 10:11 PM   #2
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Hey check out Mike's reloading bench web site.

Great forum for Lee Loadmaster and alot of after market parts designed by Mike.
He can help you get your load master running good
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Old May 18, 2019, 02:54 AM   #3
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So, thanks to a lot of good advice I have solved my case issues. Now I can get onto asking about the annoying things that happen once in a while.

First, every so often I will get a primer that doesn't seat right, it goes in cockeyed and causes the shell plate to not rotate. This is annoying because i have to disassemble the shell plate and remove all the shells to free it.

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Second, With the Lee Auto Drum powder measure. Every once in a while, i get a partial charge or no charge. This is annoying because i don't always catch it before seating a bullet and have had to start weighing my rounds after they are loaded to see if any are too light.

Some powders do this At first I would give the measure a tap with my finger. Later I switched powders.

Third, the plastic clip on the Auto Drum, that prevents a double charge broke. Does anyone know if i can get a replacement, i'm sure i can get a stock one, that is stronger? And any tips to set it up so it works properly? Call Lee
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Hey check out Mike's reloading bench web site.

Great forum for Lee Loadmaster and alot of after market parts designed by Mike.
He can help you get your load master running good
Thanks for the Tip. I just looked him up and I think i know what's wrong!!!
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