Best press for 338 Lapua

Discussion in 'Reloading' started by Bigbore1112, Dec 29, 2011.

  1. Bigbore1112

    Bigbore1112 Well-Known Member

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    Was just wondering what the best press would be to reload for the 338 Lapua. Price is really not an issue, just need a little feed back if possible.
     
  2. Broz

    Broz Well-Known Member

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    I have been using the Redding T-7 for years now on my .338 LM. I love the fact I can have all 3 of the comp dies set up perfectly and never have to reset. Simply rotate to the next die. Plus it still leaves 3 holes in the plate for my 300 win. My ammo has never been more concentric and consistant. I like it so much I bought another so my son and I can load together.

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  3. flashhole

    flashhole Well-Known Member

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    I would suggest the Redding Ultramag. Pleanty of ram length and the press is built to very tight tolerances. Like Broz, I like it so much I bought 2.

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  4. joe0121

    joe0121 Well-Known Member

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    Thats a cool space saving bench!
     
  5. knc1105

    knc1105 Well-Known Member

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    I bought Lee's press kit for the 50BMG, the whole set-up was not expensive and it has all the bushings or adapters to use regular dies for regular calibers and has the dies for your 50, and the leverage on it makes re-sizing a 338 feel like a .223 and when you get a 50 you'll already have the press and dies. I'm just saying.
     
  6. JeffVN

    JeffVN Well-Known Member

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    +1 on the ultramag. I use it for 338LM and my 338LM Improved.

    My Rockcrusher II was too short to take the 338LM, but I still use it for 7 Dakota, 7WSM, and 6x47L.

    Jeffvn
     
  7. TraderJack

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    Thanks! You guys are the best!
    TJ
     
  8. Limpopo

    Limpopo New Member

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    New here but i use my RCBS Ammomaster- large opening, plenty of leverage. My older Rock Crusher works well too..
     
  9. mkf350

    mkf350 Well-Known Member

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    I use a Forster Co-Ax and love it!
     
  10. Nimrodmar10

    Nimrodmar10 Well-Known Member

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    I use the RCBS Rockchucker Supreme. It's bigger than the regular Rockchucker and works very well.