Forster Co-Ax Max OAL Length

Discussion in 'Reloading' started by sharpshooterbr, Feb 3, 2009.

  1. sharpshooterbr

    sharpshooterbr Well-Known Member

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    Can anyone tell me the max OAL that the Forster Co-ax press will handle? Also, are there any clearance issues with the handle yoke and tall competition-style dies for larger magnums such as the 7mm RUM? Thanks.
     
  2. gbp

    gbp Well-Known Member

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    I reload 300 wby with redding comp dies on mine. the 300 wby case is 2.825-inches long, the 7mm rum has a case length of 2.850-inches so i really do not see a problem. the newer co-ax presses have more space through the handle yoke than the older presses. For the 338 allem mag i use a corbon press one because it will take the larger diameter dies for the 408 case and it also provides enough stroke for reloading a 50 which the co-ax will not due
     

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    Autorotate Well-Known Member

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    X-man Well-Known Member

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    The new press will take the big Redding dies no problem.
    I have the old one and they do not fit.

    I use Forester comp dies in hunting 338 and 375 Ultras...They do fit (the Reddings are taller).
    No problem down below...Plenty of clearance.
     
  5. sharpshooterbr

    sharpshooterbr Well-Known Member

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    Thanks for the info guys, especially the pics. I tried searching for previous threads on this subject, but I never found that thread. Thanks again.
     
  6. vintec

    vintec Well-Known Member

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    gbp,

    will the coax press not work fir the 338AM. I have on order, just git a coax press. It is still soon enough to send the press back.

    vince