Ever seen this Lee Sizer???

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Ever seen this Lee Sizer???

Postby AlaskanGuy » 15 Feb 2021 20:34

take a peek at this!!

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this is the first time I have ever seen one of these... this one is in 357 mag..

anybody ever use this or even seen one?

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Re: Ever seen this Lee Sizer???

Postby GasGuzzler » 15 Feb 2021 20:40

I have ... here. I would like to know what a "LUB PAN" and a "LUB CUTTER" is...that's what it says on the package.

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Re: Ever seen this Lee Sizer???

Postby Ranch Dog » 16 Feb 2021 10:29

I have several Lee Lube Kits. Pan lubing was once popular.

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Re: Ever seen this Lee Sizer???

Postby Ranch Dog » 16 Feb 2021 10:34

Lee sold the cutters and sizers separately as well. I have a bunch of them. I found these NOS items in a shop that was closing up. I bought them all.

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Re: Ever seen this Lee Sizer???

Postby Rattler21 » 16 Feb 2021 10:38

If I recall correctly the lube is melted in the pan, bullets put in molten lube and then lube is allowed to cool off/harden thus "lubing" the bullets, once lube re-hardens the cutter is used to remove said bullets from the lube, shave off excess lube and I presume ready to load. Never got into the casting/lube stuff myself.
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Re: Ever seen this Lee Sizer???

Postby Ranch Dog » 16 Feb 2021 10:40

It was a mess and cured a lot of people from ever casting again.
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Re: Ever seen this Lee Sizer???

Postby AlaskanGuy » 16 Feb 2021 11:46

when I first started casting a long time ago, I used to pan lube... i got my first Lyman sizer and never looked back...

wow Michael, no wonder you were in a dilemma about moving your shop... I got some old bridges that say lee that your Surely need.... he he
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Re: Ever seen this Lee Sizer???

Postby mikld » 17 Mar 2021 13:19

I started with that kit. I started casting in the mid '80s and was on a budget. I found one of the 44 cal kits on ebay, used and IIRC I payed $5.00 + shipping for it. The pan had an unknown red lube that worked OK for my 44 Magnum loads. Worked fine and I used it for several hundred bullets before I got the Lee push through kit...
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Re: Ever seen this Lee Sizer???

Postby Fresch » 14 Sep 2021 13:56

I have some in the bottom of A box someplace.
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Re: Ever seen this Lee Sizer???

Postby reloader762 » 26 Sep 2021 20:16

I have one of those Lee Lube and size kits when I first started casting for 357 Mag. back in the early 80s Still have the sizer, but no clue where the cutter and pan are at.
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