Dating pacific reloading press

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I have used RCBS reloading equipment for the last 23 years with out any issues.

I haven't tried the Hornady equipment , but with the good experience I have had with RCBS, I doubt I would switch brands at this point. While decaping some crimped 5.56 brass I wasn't paying attention and on the up stroke ran the primer seater up into a crimped pocket where it stuck.

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As BB said, they are both good, and I'm sure you already know that you can use dies from one to the other. Most of my stuff is RCBS, although I like handgun dies from Lyman and rifle dies from Redding and bits and pieces from lots of other companies. I had a bullet seater turn into a bullet puller on DCM 308 match bullets. I had a hand primmer break...after 20-30 years or so..they tried to send me a part for free; whole tool has changed so the new part wouldn't work but their heart was in the right place.Pacific developed the "C" press as we know it today as well. I am not as old as some on this forum, but I've been reloading most of my life and have used equipment made by a vast array of manufacturers.I've no experience with Hornady's most recent additions and I understand their Lock n Load is well made, but their initial dies and equipment manufactured under their name was not of the best quality."I got started long before reloading gear was a gleam in Hornady's eye." Interesting, Hornady bought Pacific...Pacific dates way back to the 30's: the Pacific Perfection press was an early product.

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