I have three shotshell presses on my bench, a Lee, a MEC and a Dietemeyer. Also a BPC brass base resizer. I also use the BPC wooden cone shape dowel skivers to flare the mouths. I use the best features of each device because each seems to have a particular strength fora particular types of shotshell reloading. I use MICA wadslick lube on the wads, lube the shotshell cases. I usually do not have to wash the shotshells or clean the primer pockets unless there is visual crud therein. Get a few good books about shotshell reloading. It is great and you can produce some fine loads.