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Hard time between Forster and Redding

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Unread 12-26-2011, 12:44 PM
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Re: Hard time between Forster and Redding

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de priming brass with one hand every 3.5 seconds.MOV - YouTube

In this video I de cap a piece of brass every 3.5 seconds with one hand using a co-ax press with jaws that grab the case.

If I use the right hand, I lean to the left.
If I use the left hand, I lean to the right.
This keeps the spine load balanced.
Reaching out with both hands is tiring, but one hand reloading is easier.
must be nice to own two of them side by side!! Someday I will
gary
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    Re: Hard time between Forster and Redding

    Thanks guys, I appreciate all the info.
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    I can take you about 15 minutes south to a bench that has four or five worn out presses under it. He does almost nothing but long strait walled cases. He now does all his full length sizing in my Forster. Under that bench is a Redding and a Big Pacific plus a couple RCBS prsses. The presses are rebuildable, but are very loose. The Forster is a true "toggle Press", where the others are not. A toggle press is an engineering device to compound the exerted force in travel. There's no way that a conventional press of anykind will ever reach those power levels. As for pinching fingers, I simply can't see how in a 25-06 unless you were trying to do it. ( I can see it in something like a 17 hornet). Just did a bunch of 30-06 cases in my press, and it was a breeze. I've also done 300 Win mags and never saw the slightest problem. Perhaps a .300 WBY mag might be starting to get tight (I don't load that one), but not a 2 5/8th" case length. The press has plenty of room.
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    Try and seat a 220 grain bullet in a 300 Win Mag case and tell me there is plenty of room.
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    Re: Hard time between Forster and Redding

    i have no prob loading 300 SMK's in my 338 LM
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    i have no prob loading 300 SMK's in my 338 LM
    I seem to have more problems with 45 acp and 40 S&W than I do anything that's long.
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    Re: Hard time between Forster and Redding

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    must be nice to own two of them side by side!! Someday I will
    gary
    I was thinking the same thin.
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    Re: Hard time between Forster and Redding

    Bench rest guys love them as does the Army Marksmanship unit. I'm buying one in a couple months.
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