270 wsm dies help

Discussion in 'Reloading' started by yzm19, Jul 26, 2009.

  1. yzm19

    yzm19 Well-Known Member

    Dec 18, 2007
    hello i have not been reloading for very long. i am now using run of the mill rcbs dies and would like to know if there any better ones that are not gonna break the bank. also what is a good die to load my 308 and 300 rum, im loading these now with the run of the mill rcbs ones also.
  2. Winchester 69

    Winchester 69 Well-Known Member

    Mar 29, 2007
    Forsters are virtuous.

  3. woods

    woods Well-Known Member

    Jun 4, 2006
    Redding Type S Bushing Neck Sizer
    Redding Body Die
    Redding Competition Seater

    since they don't make a Lee Collet Neck Sizer, or you can send a fired case to Lee and they will make you a Lee Collet Neck Sizer.
  4. MagnumManiac

    MagnumManiac Well-Known Member

    Feb 25, 2008
    There's normally nothing wrong with RCBS dies, as long as they are adjusted correctly for minimum shoulder bump.
    Redding Type-S dies are the better method, and their body dies are fantastic, but unless you get .5MoA or better out of your rifle now, they won't really show that much improvement, they will extend the life of your brass if you tend to push the shoulder back too far with the RCBS dies.
    This is easily fixed with an RCBS Precision Mic, it will show you how much your cases stretch in the chamber, and you can adjust your FL die to push the shoulder back .002" to give you a nice fit.
    I also do this, but without the expander stem attached, then I neck size in a neck die for the right amount of neck tension.
    For most cals I own I have RCBS and Redding dies for, depending on the application.