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Old 07-05-2013, 01:21 PM
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I have been reloading 9mm and .357 magnum on my Lee Deluxe turret press for a couple of years with no issues. I am considering buying a rifle in .223 though and am not sure if the Deluxe press is stout enough for full length sizing of rifle cases. I would think that especially with the .223 it would be but I want to be sure this won't be another issue I wasn't expecting.
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Old 07-05-2013, 01:39 PM
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Case lube! Here's an old thread for ya...

Can 223 be reloaded on Lee Turret Press?
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Old 07-05-2013, 02:45 PM
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Of course the Lee turret is strong enough, reliable enough to load .225/5.56. I've done .223 and M2 reloads on mine quite easily, successfully...
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Old 07-05-2013, 03:14 PM
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Excellent. Thanks guys.
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Old 07-05-2013, 03:17 PM
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I resize on a Classic so I imagine the Deluxe would be fine also.

As mentioned LUBE!. I use the Lee lube diluted with rubbing alcohol in a small spray bottle. No fuss no mess.
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I actually load 223 rounds on a Classic Turret Press using the auto-index rod and a double-disk kit. Even though the Deluxe press isn't as heavy and the linkage is thinner I'm thinking you should have no problems with such a small case as the 223/5.56mm.
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Old 07-05-2013, 07:49 PM
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I have reloaded 7000 rounds of 223/556 on a lee classic turret press. Just make sure you lube the outside to resize/deprime and do not get the lube into the neck, it will bridge the powder. I like the Lee factory crimp die for the 223, wouldn't reload without it. The press is stout enough to reload whatever you want.
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