lee loader classics

Discussion in 'Guns, Ammunition, and Reloading' started by uncle a, Dec 22, 2012.

  1. uncle a

    uncle a Well-Known Member

    Any of you every use the lee loader classics if so what did you think of them and would you recommend them? Besides powder, bullets, and primers what else do i need to load with one. I assume you still need a case trimmer.

  2. mwells72774

    mwells72774 Well-Known Member

    starting out, its not a bad way yo go. helps you l;earn the fundamentals.

    lee loader in desired caliber
    desired projectiles, powder, primers, brass
    small rubber/wooden mallet

    case trimmer isn't exactly mandatory, but VERY helpful.
  3. Sylamore

    Sylamore Super Moderator Staff Member

    I still have a couple that I have had since 1970, .308 and 30/30. :thumb:
  4. Mr. Chitlin

    Mr. Chitlin Administrator Staff Member Supporting Member

    NE Ark
    I started off with a couple, one in 38/357 and one in 45ACP. You learn the basics plus they actually do load decent ammo.

    I got to where I needed higher volume that one round per minute. :biggrin:
  5. towhead

    towhead Well-Known Member

    I have one in 270 that I inherited. If anyone needs it maybe we can work something out. I have never used it but had one years ago that I used to load black powder shotgun shells with. Worked pretty slick.
  6. mwells72774

    mwells72774 Well-Known Member

    the shotshell ones fetch a premium, $50+ I've got 2, 12ga and 20ga :biggrin: