Redding or Forester Comp Die ?

Discussion in 'Reloading' started by Happ571, Jun 11, 2008.

  1. Happ571

    Happ571 Active Member

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    I am sure this question has been asked many times, I am going to purchase a Comp seating die and was looking at these two brands there is quite a price difference, what would you recomend using a 7MM & 300WM.
     
  2. goodgrouper

    goodgrouper Well-Known Member

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    Flip a coin. They are both great dies.
     

  3. JeffVN

    JeffVN Well-Known Member

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    Both work very well; the Forester BR saves you a ton of $$$.

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  4. Winchester 69

    Winchester 69 Well-Known Member

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    The Forster BR is the same die as their Ultra but without the micrometer. If you're not loading into the lands or are loading to magazine length, it is the economic choice. All of these dies have the alignment sleeve that provides the straight loads.
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  5. uncleB

    uncleB Well-Known Member

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    If you are comparing sizing dies I prefer the Redding, but on the seating dies both will do a great job but I really like the forester comp seater better, less money is an added bonus.
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  6. Forester

    Forester Well-Known Member

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    I can not comment on the Forster because I have not used it. The Redding however is outstanding, it paired with a Forster Co-Ax press gives me very low runout numbers. Given the price difference I would say give the Forster a try, I have never been disappointed in any of their products.