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Just started reloading using a Hornady lock n load press and lee dies

Started today doing the .223 but out of 25 rounds 6 have stuck in the full length sizing die

the cases are uncleaned once fired....gave them a squirt of lube

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Are you also lubing inside the necks? When setting up the die, how many turns once you hit the shell holder?

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I didn't lube inside the neck

I gave it a quarter turn once it to he'd the holder  

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Ok get some spray lube and fire it right up inside the sizing die, also all of the cases.

The first one is always a bit 'tight' but this coats the die etc and the rest should be ok

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Think that was the problem... Inside the die being dry

Done quite a few more without problem now

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Sometimes over lubing your cases can have the exact opposite result and cause cases to get stuck. If you must use one of these dreadful lubes use it sparingly. Once you have got the hang of reloading and gained more experience you will bin the lubes and get a small tin of Imperial Sizing Wax and then kick yourself for taking so long to getting around to buying a tin.

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