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Lee Pro 1000

Lee Precision Pro 1000 Press

LEE PRO 1000

Change Calibers in 3 minutes

Add a bullet and pull the lever; all other operations are automatic. One loaded cartridge with each pull of the lever.

Every operation is automatic. Primers, like the powder, are fed only if a case is present. No wasted primers or spilled powder. Alternate loading sequence lets you load only one case at a time. Makes learning easy for the first time user and great for fine adjustments or experimenting.

You can start reloading good ammunition minutes after the press is bolted down.



  • Lee Precision Pro 1000 is pictured with the optional Case Collator which is sold separately below.
  • 32 S&W also loads 32 H&R Magnum.
  • 38 Special also loads 357 Magnum.
  • 44 Special also loads 44 Magnum.
  • .223 Remington Includes Rifle Charging Die. Not available in carbide.
  • When Switching from .223 rifle to pistol PLEASE ADD STANDARD Z BAR TR2452A for 9mm or BENT Z BAR TR2452B for .45 ACP

Case Collator for Pro 1000 and LoadMaster PressesThe optional Case Collator is not included with Pro 1000 Press. It must be ordered separately.

Load Master & Pro 1000 difference

The Main difference between the Load Master and the Pro-1000 is that the Load Master is designed to handle rifle and pistol, and the Pro 1000 is designed primarily for pistol cartridges, but will reload rifle cartridges up to 2 5/16" in overall length. The Load Master is a five station press, the Pro 1000 is three. Both include automatic indexing, automatic primer feed and case feed, and both can be fitted with an automatic bullet feed. Both come set up with everything you need to start loading the caliber chosen. People who wish to load rifle or use the Lee Precision Carbide Factory Crimp dies for handgun loading normally opt for the Load Master. Caliber changer overs for both presses can be done in less than five minutes. The Load Master is a little more costly to purchase and to change calibers. Both presses are designed for experienced reloaders. That is not to say that a first time reloader shouldnt order one, but one should have good mechanical aptitude to start with a progressive.

Lee Precision Pro 1000 Shell PlateShell Plates


If you order Shell Plates to convert to another caliber with a different primer size, be sure to order the Pro 1000 Primer Attachment.

Shell Plate Carrier

Lee Precision Pro 1000 Shell Plate CarrierTo change calibers, the entire Shell Plate Carrier can be replaced. Each unit comes complete with Shell Plate, Auto Prime, Case Ejector, Auto-Index and spare parts.



3 Hole Turret


Accessories for Pro 1000 and LoadMaster presses

Case Feeder


38 SPECIAL 357 Magnum 41 Magnum .44 Special 44 Magnum 45 ACP .45 Colt 10mm Auto 7.62 x 39 RUSSIAN
40 S&W uses the Large Case Feeder with a small slider.


9mm Luger 380 Auto 32 Auto 32 S&W Long 32 H&R Magnum 38 Auto 38 SUPER


.222 Remington .223 30 M1 Carbine

Extra Case Feeder Tubes(7 PACK)

Case Collator for Pro 1000 and LoadMaster PressesCase Collator

Fills all four tubes in just ten seconds. For the Pro 1000 or Load Master



Adjustable Charge Bar

Adjustable Charge Bar


Bullet Feed KitBullet Feed Kit

The bullet feeder designed to directly fit the Pro 1000 and Load Master. Automatically feeds bullets into the mouth of the seating die. Align bullets more accurately than possible by hand. Increases the cyclic rate 50 to 100%. The Bullet Feed Kit is complete for one bullet diameter and range of length. To convert to another caliber or bullet length select appropriate Feed die & finger. 

Feed Kits Complete

Feed Die and Fingers

Multi Tube Adapter for Bullet Feed KitMulti-Tube Adapter for Bullet Feed Kit

Four tube magazine keeps Lee Precision Bullet Feeder fed with a continuous supply of bullets. Quickly and easily installed. Includes large and small adapters, four large and small feed tubes and cylinder, plate assembly.


Pro Auto-Disk Update KitPro Auto-Disk Update Kit


Update any Lee Precision Auto-Disk Powder Measure with all the PRO features, except for the teflon coating. Includes oversize hopper and valve assembly with elastomer wiper, swivel adapter assembly for fast and easy transfer between die sets, pullback lever, chain and attachments, solid brass knurled thumb nuts. With FREE adjustable Charge Bar.




Auto-Disk Pullback LeverAuto Disk Pull Back Lever

Pullback lever for progressive reloading. Eliminates the possibility of powder binding while reducing the chance of missed or double charges caused by operator error. 

Swivel AdapterSwivel Adapter  

For fast and easy transfer between die sets. Screws into your die without rotating the measure. Allows precise positioning with firm clamping. 

Meet Some Satisfied Customers!

David E. from Longview, WA:
For the last year and a half I have been using your fine Progressive 1000 press. In this time I have loaded approximately 8000 round of .45 ACP with excellent results! The ammo is consistent in quality and accuracy I have no complaints whatsoever. I have used Dillon, RCBS, C&H, Hornady and Star Auto presses. All of these are fine products and have served me well in the last 17 years, but all of these presses had or have small quirks that I had to overcome in order to make them work for me. I wont go into specifics here but I will say that they had to do with case and primer feeding. Your case feeding system for a small scale press is second to none! It is simple and once setup, is entirely bulletproof in operation (bad pun, sorry). The most touchy part of ANY reloader is the handling and delivery of primers. Frankly, if I could afford it, I would buy all of my cases new and factory primed. But since the main reason I reload at all is to save money, this isnt an option. Until I got my Pro 1000, case priming was a separate operation performed on the washing machine in the garage. Like I said, 8000 rounds in the last 18 months and without mishap. I use only CCI 350s. Not because you folks said so but because they work the best with my .45ACP loads. I belong to and shoot with the local USPSA/IPSC club. A lot of the guys use this press and find it to be the best for the money.....Again, thanks for building this fine press.

David S. from Jasper, GA:
I recently purchased a Lee Precision Pro 1000 loader in 9mm Luger from Midway in Missouri. I wanted to let you know how pleased I am with this excellent piece of equipment. I had seen the 1000 advertised in several flyers, etc. However, I was convinced to get one after reading an article about it in "SWAT" magazine (a special issue devoted to high capacity 9mm pistols). I have a progressive shot shell reloader (a MEC Grabber), but my reloading experience in metallic cartridges was limited to a single stage press. Using the 1000 has been a revelation. The rounds are consistent, and the only malfunctions Ive had in reloading have been the result of "breaking in" the operator-Me! Your directions and instructions are excellent. Overall, I am delighted with the loader, as I am with all my Lee Precision products (dies, bullet sizers, lead furnace, auto-prime, etc.) Keep up the good work!!!

John R. from Sacramento, CA:
The enclosed decapper pin was installed in a Lee Precision Carbide Pistol Die Set I purchased In January of this year. It broke while reloading ammunition. I am very pleased with the performance, as I had reloaded approximately 9,000 rounds with it; however, I would like you to replace it under the terms of your warranty. As a passing note, Ive been using a Lee Precision Pro 1000 for almost 2 years and it is SUPER! I bought it as a novice reloader and have found it to be exceptionally forgiving when I started and exceptionally accommodating now that I have some proficiency. Thank you.

William J. from Rockaway, NJ:
.....I have used your molds as well as most of your other equipment for many years with great satisfaction and have recommended and sold your equipment to my customers and friends for as long. I have loaded almost 100,000 rounds of .380 Auto ammo on one of your Progressive 1000 presses. I have taken it apart three times to clean and lubricate it and modified one part to increase reliability (the finished round ejector sometimes let a round fall onto the shell plate instead of pushing it into the discharge shoot) otherwise I have had no breakages or serious problems. Keep up the good work!

David K. from Powder Springs, GA:
Today I called your complaint department to complain about my Lee Precision Pro 1000 press, .38 & .357 caliber. Ive had this press about 6 or 7 years and have loaded many thousands of rounds with it and yesterday I had to break the thing down and clean it. It finally started giving me some trouble with the primer dispensing. I am something of a do it yourselfer, and I like to tinker with the equipment that I use in my hobbies. I made some modifications on my Delta table saw, and improved its performance a good deal. I bedded the action on my custom Mauser, and cut my group size in half. My complaint is that you built this darned thing so well that I cant find anything to tinker with on it. I have had no trouble with it and have had to clean it only this one time and I hate it. I hate it so much I just bought another Lee Precision Pro 1000 in 9mm. I guess Ill wind up hating it, too. When I got the Pro 1000, I set it up and the first day loaded 1500 rounds of 9mm flawlessly. You build your stuff too well. Thank you for giving the public something that really works.

Gary K. from Live Oak, TX:
I just wanted to drop you a line to express how very pleased I have been with Lee Precision reloading equipment. I purchased a Lee Precision Pro 1000, through Midway, Inc., during October 1990. Since then, I have purchased taper crimp dies, and other accessories, all Lee Precision where possible. I shoot about 15 to 20 boxes of .380, 9mm, .45, .38 spl and/or .357 per month. There is no way I could afford that level of activity without the benefit of reloading my own ammunition. Translated into number of rounds....I have reloaded over 32,000 rounds of ammunition with my Pro 1000! As a separate step, I also decap and size all previously fired cases with my Pro 1000. That means, all total, that my Pro 1000 has been through over 128,000 complete "up and down" cycles! It has never failed me, and to this day, performs flawlessly. I have been so impressed with my Pro 1000 that about two years ago I had an opportunity to buy a "nearly new" used Pro 1000.I did so on the chance that I might need some spare parts some day. I have yet to crack the box containing the second Pro 1000!


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