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  1. I use the G-Code bang boxes. I have one for each of the calibers I shoot. Sign up for their coupon codes and wait to place the order. They really are the best option I found. Sent from my Pixel using Tapatalk
  2. I can say that you can just buy the die and the powder funnel. The die holds about 7 bullets. This makes placing the bullet super easy, quicker and more consistent than by hand. I did this for about a year. Recently, I got one of the magazine tubes and it is easy and simple. I don't know how much faster it is than just the die. As said above the bullet feeder with collator is where I will eventually end up.
  3. I use the LOK Boggie Palm Swells. They remove skin after about 500 or 600 rounds.
  4. http://benstoegerproshop.com/daa-hornady-powder-funnel-for-double-alpha-mr-bullet-feeder/ http://benstoegerproshop.com/mr-bulletfeeder-by-double-alpha-academy-daa-bullet-feed-die-assembly-only/ I replaced the powder funnel with the DAA one as it was recommended to make things work better. I bought the die only and put it in station 3. (1 - Decap and resize, 2 - powder drop and bell with DAA funnel, 3 - Mr bullet feeder die, 4 - Seat, 5 - Crimp). The bullet feeder die holds 6 - 9mm 125 Grain BBI bullets. So I still have to place the bullets into the die the correct orientation, but the die places them in the case. So it is more consistent and easier for me. I only have to make sure they are going in the die right side up. https://youtu.be/G8p0u7lJg80 Sent from my Pixel using Tapatalk
  5. What he said. And my Lee lasted 6 months, then I went 650. I still use my Lee for load development and bullet changes of small runs, etc. Great initial press. Have fun, read a lot and go slow. Sent from my Pixel using Tapatalk
  6. I have had zero issues with the priming system. None. It isn't adjustable like the 1050 but if you are a consistent handle puller it is consistent. Use a bit if case lube even though you don't have to, it makes a difference. Sent from my Pixel using Tapatalk
  7. I went with a 650 after a square deal and I am not disappointed at all. I went poor person on the bullet feeder and bought just the die and powder funnel for a Mr. Bullet. Now just dump bullets in the die and it places them, easy and only $90. Sent from my Pixel using Tapatalk
  8. You live in a good area for matches. 3-Gun, USPSA, IDPA, Steel Challenge, ICORE you name it there is a match for it. Topton, Ontelaunee, New Holland, Lower Providence are just a few of the clubs within a 90 minute drive. You can shoot a match every weekend if you so desire. Hope to see you around! Sent from my Pixel using Tapatalk
  9. Where in PA? Eastern PA there are many active clubs. Topton, Ontelaunee, Lower Providence Rod and Gun Club, New Holland Rifle and Pistol Club. Every weekend there are matches. Sent from my Pixel using Tapatalk
  10. I run an ELS Belt for that reason. I like the ability to remove the stuff I don't need for a 3-Gun stage. No pistol, take off the holster. No rifle, take off the mag holder, etc. The ability to easily configure the belt for what I needed was the draw. For USPSA, it works great also. I didn't have unlimited money, so this works well for both games. Sent from my Pixel using Tapatalk
  11. Second these. I use the 125 Conical profile. Very accurate, very consistent weight and after about 20,000 still haven't had a deformed bullet from them. The coating is consistent and they load easily. And they are economical, after trying them all, these are my choice.
  12. On the 650, the hole that is used for the powder check is where you put the camera in. I used a foam tape to make it fit snug. It was that simple. I don't know how it would work on a 1050 or 550 or if you use a powder check.
  13. Worth every cent. Easy install process and made a noticeable difference in groups at distance. Sent from my Pixel using Tapatalk
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