Alox , to work, has to be between the bullet and the barrel. Lube in grooves doesn't really do much.. Alox in grooves doesn't do anything at all. Thats why the designed the "tumble lube" bullet pattern.. many very shallow groves that would touch the lands as the rifling cut into the bullet. Sizing scrapes the alox off the contact areas with large groove bullets, tumble lube design should still have some usable lube in the many shallow groves. Ungrooved bullet , again the lube gets scraped off doesn't matter what kind of lube, doesn't matter what method of sizing. Some types of sizers lube as they size.
Coating the whole bullet with alox letting it dry, sizing, and then relubing is the same for lee dies, or any brand of press using any brand of dies. Can't get away from it... you need lube to force the bullet thru the sizer to get good results, and you need lube on the bearing surfaces of the bullet for the lube to be able to do what lube does going down a barrel.
Other types of waxy greasy sticky lube just gets everywhere, on the up side, by getting everywhere on everything some of it will, in all probability, get on the surfaces it was designed for , so nobody really mentions, much less stresses, the need to relube with oily greasey soapy lubes because it is going to relube the bullet and the reloading bench, and a couple tools whether you really wanted it to or not.
okay maybe a little exagerated , but not by much
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