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Old 01-21-2011, 10:20 PM
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Re: Reloading Press Upgrade

I will throw a new one into the mix... Solid press, solid company...Redding T-7
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Old 01-22-2011, 12:22 AM
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Re: Reloading Press Upgrade

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I will throw a new one into the mix... Solid press, solid company...Redding T-7
Speaking of strong and solid company, how about Lyman? They've been around for 123 years.

I have the T-Mag expert kit deluxe and I am very happy with it.

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Old 01-22-2011, 11:38 AM
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I will throw a new one into the mix... Solid press, solid company...Redding T-7
won't run with a Forster, and before you ask; I've loaded a few rounds with a T-7 as well as the big one they sell.
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Old 01-22-2011, 09:17 PM
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Re: Reloading Press Upgrade

Fire, I'm not fond of ANY "quick-change" die bushings but wonder if you rally have a problem. Unsure of what you mean about the need to tighten the dies after every two-three uses but if you mean the die in the bushing you can fix that with a wrench.

If the fact that your dies lift a tad during use is bothering you, forget it. They will ONLY lift until they hit a hard stop and that will occur with only modest pressure. And if such die lift bothers you now, DON'T get a CoAx, it works exactly that way!

The only way to really learn if you have problem is to check your ammo. Do you have a gage such as the RCBS Precision Case Mic or Hornady's bullet and shoulder devices to clamp on the jaws of a precision caliper? AND a concentricity gage like Sinclair's to confirm your bullet runout is low?

Fact is, the press is likely the least important tool we use for making good ammo, anyone with decent skills and understanding of the process can make excellant reloads on any press.
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Old 01-23-2011, 10:24 AM
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Do youself a favor and get the Forster Co-Ax.
It is the best press out there.
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Old 01-23-2011, 10:56 AM
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Re: Reloading Press Upgrade

Got to agree on the Co-Ax. All the pluses and nothing compares IMO. Makes great ammo!
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Old 01-23-2011, 11:32 AM
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Boomtube, The die itself is not coming loose from the bushing. The die/Bushing unit is tight because of the die locking nut. However, when the die and bushing are placed in the press, they drop in vertical then twist to lock tight. It is here that they continue to loosen. I am always having to twits the die and bushing to keep it tight in the press. Like I said in my OP, It may not be a problem for some. However, I would rather not have to deal with it. Does this make the bushings and press bad? No, its a personal preference thing. I would agree that there are many things that we do that have an effect on accuracy. I'm just trying to eliminate variable at a time like everyone else.
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