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Question by hfedder40. Uploaded on February 15, 2011
If you follow the instructions it is as safe as any priming tool out there. I have used them for years before I bought and Auto-Prime tool. I primed and loaded a lot of cartridges with Lee Loaders before I invested in presses, dies, etc. I have one for almost every caliber that I own (no .35 Whelen) just as a collection more than anything else now.
I have a Lee Loader Set from 1960for243,35Rem,17Hornet
12ga, thay stand the test of time, that's GOSPIL
Just Read the Book of instructions!
lee handloader used it for 410's and I have one somewhere for 12ga.
I use a Lee Hand Loader in .22/250 , .220 swift,.243 win, .244/6mm rem .25/06, .257 roberts, 30/06 , 9mm, .357 and .44 mag... Go to a benchrest shoot and see what they are using there. Most are using a Lee with some added acessories,like digital scales and pocket primer. One at a time perfection. I shoot probably 10,000 reloads a year minimum. I'm looking into reloading slugs real quick like too. They are safe. The one to watch out for is yourself, not the tool ,but the fool using it.
I started with a Lee loader kit using a wooden mallet in 1970 for my 264. Never had an accident but you have to follow the instructions. Its a good way to get started on the cheap. The next thing I got was a good scale. Then I could vary loads from the dipper included with the kit.
Get the Lee Modern Reloading manual and a set of the Lee dippers. The manual has a chart for almost all modern powders and grain measures for the varius dipper sizes. Accuracy on the cheap!
so trying to load primers and bullets with a deburing tool and dropping bullets down the muzzle isnt dangerous, but a lee loader is? im quite baffled at your posts son...
and to answer the question, yes it is quite safe.
u know wat u guys dont ever help shut up
everyone here said it was safe, and most of the information they give you about burying all of your casings and powder is probably safer for you then encouraginge you to go to work with a deburing tool and a lee handloader.
basically, what everyone is trying to tell you is this. you dont have the knowledge or necessary equipment to safley and effectivley hand load for a rifle. your not old enough to be taking on a task as dangerous and precise as handloading. you need to know what combinations of primers, bullets, and powders give you maximum performance. do you even have something like a nosler reloading giude to inform you of the best powder and bullet combinations? do you know the difference between a remington 9 1/2 and a 9 1/2 magnum primer? you have no clue what the hell your doing, and its obvious by the questoins you ask, these guys are helping you by telling you to stop and get a responsible adult with reloading experience. though idk what kind of responsible adult lets childeren head on down to the basement and attempt to reload for their rifle.
Look Fedder- Maybe if you didn't always get mad and automatically tell those trying to help you to shut up, then you could get some quality advice. Unfortunately, you will receive the exact opposite if you continue posting the way you currently are.
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