When comparing options, the incremental cost to add one caliber is as or more important than the cost of the press itself.
Once you get into reloading, very few people load only a single caliber. For example, I am loading 7 calibers these days and they are only mainstream calibers, not some of the oddball calibers that also get handloaded.
For example, if you add another turret
($7) and die set
($27) to the Lee Classic Cast turret press, it ends up costing about $35 to add another caliber.
Adding a Square Deal B Caliber Conversion
, including Dies, Shellplate, Powder Funnel, Locator Buttons runs about $85 for a caliber.
A Dillon 550 B caliber conversion
for a pistol caliber runs about $160.
A Redding turret
costs about $67 plus die set.
So if I was pricing out the extra 6 calibers I handload, just those calibers would range in cost from $210 (Lee) to $960 (Dillon 550B).