My first time...

Discussion in 'Reloading' started by sdkidaho, Mar 19, 2012.

  1. sdkidaho

    sdkidaho Well-Known Member

    Aug 30, 2009
    So I've slowly been getting reloading gear together and last week my Forster press showed up.

    I got it mounted Saturday and was so excited to try it out, but didn't have dies in yet so I figured I would prime some brass. It was easy to set that up on this press and after I had done about 20 rounds I stopped and thought "Oh crap! I probably should not have done that!"

    I've been reading a couple reloading manuals and sure enough, had skipped ahead a few steps. So, my first time using the press and I've already messed up, but man it was sure fun and easy! :D

    My dies should show up this week and then I think that's about all I have left to get in before I can actually start going through the entire process.
  2. Reloader222

    Reloader222 Well-Known Member

    Jun 4, 2010
    It should not be a problem. Just adjust the decapping rod high inside the dies so that it does not decap the primer.