As for the jaws; I rarely flip them! As far as the downsides to the , perhaps the biggest is the shell holder plate design. To learn more about the. Besides, it's a cool press. I use it for all my precision reloading. The leverage offered is smooth and powerful yet delivers a more delicately balanced feel, very useful when loading tiny bullets like 17 Hornet that are easily damaged. Swapping dies is sooooo easy. We have a high renewal rate among our Advertising Sponsors indicating that they feel the advertising is effective.
The less expanded cases were sized without undue trauma but still took some grunt. I have had 5 other presses and I always come back to the co-ax press for its ease of use and accuracy in reloading. That helps keep all working parts free of dirt and abrasives. Web browser based cookies allow us to customize our site for you, save items in your cart, and provide you with a great experience when shopping OpticsPlanet. The layout has two great pluses over any other bench model I know of — its vertical column form reduces the tendency to be pulled over towards the user when working hard so it manages with a small mounting area by normal standards and a two bolt fixing set-up. I have had the problem with Hornady seating die stems not clearing the yoke.
There's no pain but plenty of gain. That helps keep all working parts free of dirt and abrasives 3 Dual floating guide rods to help ensure perfect alignment 4 Because there is absolutely no torque on the head of the Co-Ax Press, long life is the rule rather than the exception. Bullet-seating requires precise alignments but little effort, so press size and power are really determined by case-sizing requirements. There's a guy at the range who sells the stainless steel media and so I think I'll get it from him. Recently Forster upgraded the Shell Holder Jaw Housing so the springs are held captive.
I just cut the stem off. Keep in Touch Follow us on social media: Our Customers Say I use your excellent Co-Ax® Presses and Primer Seater. I ordered everything else from various companies depending on best price. The only problem is I don't know where I can get one pool ball. It keeps the process simple and includes several unique features, such as snap-in, snap-out die changing that takes all of two seconds! The products are significantly more expensive today however… I agree that the priming is a problem with all presses and this one is no exception and gives too much leverage as well as placing your hand over the top of the cartridge at the moment of pushing the primer into the case.
About A-Z Shooter's Supply A-Z Shooters Supply is the number one source for Discount Shooting Supplies, Ammunition, Targets, Magazines, Range Bags, Reloading Supplies, and More! Reloading presses are intended to last a lifetime, the usual combination of cast iron and steel is certainly up to it! Likewise I tried to shuffle the die off centre in its ball bearing sprung clip. Please be aware that we are manufacturing and shipping our tools as quickly as we can. When I bought this press some years ago I also purchased the optional short handle as I rarely do any heavy-duty full-length sizing and it was fitted on day one and has never been off the tool since. A superior locking ring with an easy-to-use cross bolt clamps the ring around the entire die, resulting in a more precise mating of the lock ring threads to the die threads, with no misalignment and no thread damage. Still one has to remember that if the ram moves up and down; there has to be some clearence in it, and under a load it will shift one way or another. I have on the occasion knocked over a cartridge while seating a bullet, trying to hold the projectile in place and use the handle to move the jaws enough to grip the case is awkward as you have to reach in from the front rather than the side. It trapped them all but was liable to spillage on attempting to remove the plastic collector to empty it.
One needs to always approach this with an open mind. Dies are sold individually, with the exception of the Bench Rest Die Set of one Full Length Sizing Die and one Seater Die, all packaged in our Deluxe Die Box. We really like the primer recovery system on the Co-Ax. They seem to be the exact same thing, same model, everything. Back orders are filled in order received I know one vendor has back orders from the previous production run. A positive spent primer catcher system which passes all spent primers and dirty carbon through a tube and into a container.
The press handle is now half-way between the beyond the vertical at-rest and horizontal positions. I often get loaded ammo with less than. It will be worth the wait. Measurements So, how did the three get on with the brass? I've seen comments about the handle not clearing competition micrometer seater dies on some of the older ones. Cases were well lubed with Imperial die wax including the inside of their necks, a pain to do and even more so to remove the film after sizing but a move that transforms the reverse press stroke, making it much easier to pull the case over the expander ball and imparting far less stress on the case.