close

Privacy guaranteed - Your email is not shared with anyone.

Press through brass sizer on the cheap..

Discussion in '10mm Reloading Forum' started by Mitch_Rapp.45, Jan 1, 2010.

  1. Mitch_Rapp.45

    Mitch_Rapp.45

    Joined:
    Sep 10, 2007
    Messages:
    227
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    Silverdale, Wa
  2. B__

    B__

    Joined:
    Mar 31, 2009
    Messages:
    23
    Likes Received:
    0
    Why? I guess sizing the regular way isn't good enough?
     

  3. Mitch_Rapp.45

    Mitch_Rapp.45

    Joined:
    Sep 10, 2007
    Messages:
    227
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    Silverdale, Wa
    Tanfoglio.. if the brass is not straight, the mags are nearly impossible to load and less reliable.. That and really swollen brass.. Also allows you to polish post sizing with the primers in and load without lube on the case..
    Lee
     
  4. cysoto

    cysoto Gone Shooting!

    Joined:
    Jan 21, 2004
    Messages:
    1,735
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    Denver, CO
    Do you have to lube the cases prior to resizing them?

    I have been using a Redding G-Rx (which works with either .40S&W and 10mm cases) but this particular die is not carbide-coated so each case has to be lubed prior to resizing it. I heard a rumor that Redding may release a carbide-coated version of this die but I am not sure when will it be available.
     
  5. Mitch_Rapp.45

    Mitch_Rapp.45

    Joined:
    Sep 10, 2007
    Messages:
    227
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    Silverdale, Wa
    I do, but don't if you have to. It does make it easier, and I always tumble after anyways..
    Lee
    PM if you have any other questions.
     
  6. c5367

    c5367 Esq.

    Joined:
    Aug 1, 2003
    Messages:
    1,539
    Likes Received:
    1
    Location:
    Indiana!
    That's pretty neat, thanks for sharing!
     
  7. alwaysshootin

    alwaysshootin

    Joined:
    Nov 14, 2005
    Messages:
    3,758
    Likes Received:
    6
    I was looking for a reason to buy an Arbor Press.:upeyes:

    Instead of using my Lee, RCBS, or Hornady press already mounted.:supergrin:

    Anyone know the proper tool for cutting that resizing die in half would be? Just curious.
     
  8. Mitch_Rapp.45

    Mitch_Rapp.45

    Joined:
    Sep 10, 2007
    Messages:
    227
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    Silverdale, Wa
    I used a hacksaw with the locknut in the vice jaws to protect the threads.
    Lee
     
  9. hill billy

    hill billy Head Case

    Joined:
    Mar 11, 2008
    Messages:
    2,598
    Likes Received:
    0
    FYI, Redding's new Carbide die is in their newest catalog but is about $100.