Category: FORSTER

Forster Datum Dial: One Tool for Case Sizing and Bullet Seating Checks

When you’re working on precision reloading, there are some measurements that are straightforward, and some that take some extra care and tools. When you’re measuring Cartridge Overall Length (COL) for example, you can use a set of digital calipers and just measure the length of the cartridge from base to bullet tip. But when you […]

Overview: Forster Co-Ax Quick Change Jaws

I absolutely LOVE my Forster Co-Ax single-stage reloading press. It’s got precision, efficiency, and made-in-USA quality. It even looks nice (See the Forster Co-Ax highlight in my 14- press shootout HERE). The one thing that has frustrated me has been the small-to-large shellholder changeover process and vice-versa. It’s not a big deal, but if I […]

FORSTER Products 2019 Discussion: Co-Ax, Gunsmithing, Datum Dial, and More

FORSTER Products is a USA company that makes top-notch products. You’ve seen a lot of FORSTER stories here on Ultimate Reloader, and I have a lot more planned for 2019! During the 2019 SHOT Show, I caught up with Bob Ruch ad Scott Kempel of FORSTER Products, and had a great discussion with them about […]

Forster Bushing Bump Die in 6.5 Creedmoor: Overview and Setup

If the goal for your reloads is precision without a compromise in function, the Bushing Bump Die from Forster is worth a look! Normally you’d have to choose between full-length sizing and neck-only sizing with the drawbacks inherent in each type of sizing. With the Forster Bushing Bump Die you get precise control over neck […]

Expanded 10-Shot Load Development for 6.5 Creedmoor

Loading your own ammunition enables you to achieve results with your rifles that are simply not possible with factory ammunition. The key to achieving optimal results is the painstaking process of load development for each scenario and firearm you  need to load ammunition for. Here’s the big challenge: there are so many variables you can […]

Precision 6.5 Creedmoor Step by Step

This story is a part of a larger series pertaining to 6.5 Creedmoor- but for this particular “installment” I wanted to do something a bit different. So this time, I’m going to show a single cartridge as it makes its way from cleaned-and-fired brass all the way to being ready to shoot (all condensed down […]

FORSTER Reloading Dies: Overview and Setup featuring 6.5 Creedmoor

Reloading dies are perhaps the most critical tooling component involved in the loading of precision ammunition. Reloading dies have a huge effect on brass concentricity, case sizing dimensions and consistency, bullet seating depth, and bullet runout. So when you chose reloading dies for your rifle, you need to ensure you are getting the quality and […]




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