I got my forster ULTRA SEATER DIE TODAY

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by bigbuck, Jul 12, 2010.

  1. bigbuck

    bigbuck Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    1,650
    Joined:
    Jun 20, 2009
    I'm looking forward to seeing if it makes a difference or not . Once I load up some more rounds i'm going to step out to 700 YRDS and try a 3 shot group. I guess if i don't do to well then I want be able to blame it on the equipment:rolleyes:

    BigBuck
     
  2. winmag

    winmag Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    2,528
    Joined:
    Dec 23, 2009
    Cool. what are you loading for?
    Im not questioning your choice of brand or die manufacturer, but why Forster vs Redding, or Hornady, or...........? Personal preferance? Or is there some other reason? Is it a custom die? What exactly is an Ultra Seater Die? How is it different than say, a competition seating die or a standard seating die?
    Too many questions. Sorry. All I wanted to say was congrats, then I got curious:D.
     
    Last edited: Jul 12, 2010

  3. kiwi3006

    kiwi3006 Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    674
    Joined:
    Aug 1, 2007
    Snap! I just got one for my 7mm mag yesterday. Fired a couple of groups at 100 yds yesterday, nohing special but I feel it was my trigger control. Certainly a nice die to use though. Looking forward to using it at longer range too. I got mine because it had the sleeve to keep everything alinged and it was a good price $NZ75 second hand instead of $NZ165 for a new Redding.

    Stu.
     
  4. bigbuck

    bigbuck Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    1,650
    Joined:
    Jun 20, 2009
    Sorry for the delay winmag. I just got back to the office.

    I'm loading for a .300 Remington ultra mag . This is a bench rest comp. die that comes with a micrometer adjustment on the top of it just like the reddings or similar . The reason I got it was because it is cheaper than the redding and I read on 6mm br that redding copied this design so it should be as good hopefully. Works very well so far.

    BB
     
  5. winmag

    winmag Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    2,528
    Joined:
    Dec 23, 2009
    Sounds cool. Thanks for filling me in.
     
  6. bigbuck

    bigbuck Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    1,650
    Joined:
    Jun 20, 2009

    Your welcome , I didn't make it to 700 yrds but i made it to 546 too much weeds to get the shot angle to 7 . I didn't do as well as I thought but this is the first time I've ever shot a 3 shot group at this distance I'm going to try n post a pic of the target and my rifle today . I'm computer stupid so i need all of the luck i can get :D

    bigBuck
     
  7. Chas1

    Chas1 Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    3,547
    Joined:
    Feb 15, 2009
    Congrats on the die. Look forward to seeing target pics.
     
  8. bigbuck

    bigbuck Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    1,650
    Joined:
    Jun 20, 2009
    Thanks Chas1 , I have one pic of the 546 yard target in a thread in general discussion and these bullets were seated with my new forster die . I didn't shoot so well but i'm still learning I plan on posting all of my results with pics it will be the whole truth another words i'll post the bad shooting and hopefully as I progress I will be able to post some good shooting we'll see :)

    Have a great day.

    Bigbuck
     
  9. Chas1

    Chas1 Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    3,547
    Joined:
    Feb 15, 2009
    Bigbuck, sounds good. Hey if we could all shoot great everytime there'd be alot less folks probably doing this sort of stuff cause there'd be no challenge. The challenge is half the fun. And I'm challenged alot.:) I'm confident that you'll improve as time goes on.