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Old 12-04-2012, 7:49 PM
Bill Steele Bill Steele is offline
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Originally Posted by pardou View Post
BTW, the kit pictured has a handheld Lee trimmer. You can buy what I think Lee calls a length gauge (basically a threaded rod with a pin on the other end). It screws into the cutter and the pin goes through the flash hole. It provides a rough length stop (caliber specific). The package also includes a shellholder that when combined with the lock stud that comes with the cutter, allows you to chuck up the case in a drill and trim with power tools.

For me, I would use the cutter and length gauge by hand until I got fed up with that process, then move up to a CTS/Possom Hollow style trimmer. Just one opinion.

Here is a length gauge:
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