Category: RCBS General

SNEAK PEEK: NEW RCBS Chargemaster Link

Today I’m helping RCBS announce a new electronic powder dispenser: the Chargemaster Link! This new powder dispenser builds on the RCBS Chargemaster Lite, adding Bluetooth connectivity, and it works with a free app that will be available from RCBS! I’ll have more details when I post my in-depth follow-up story, but here’s some of the […]

TESTED: RCBS Uniflow III Bench Powder Measure

The RCBS Uniflow III is the latest bench powder measure from RCBS, and in this article, we’ll take a hands-on look at this new powder measure, and put it to the test! About the RCBS Uniflow III Here’s the information from the RCBS Uniflow III product page: The Uniflow-III Powder Measure is the most accurate […]

NEW RCBS Rebel Press: Unboxing, Overview, Loading, Comparison

There’s a new single-stage reloading press in town from RCBS, and it’s called the Rebel! I was fortunate to get my hands on the first “public copy” of the press, and in this article I’ll tell you all about it! A more massive successor to the RCBS Rock Chucker Supreme, this press is built like […]

SHOT Show 2020: New from RCBS

If you’re a fan of the “Green Presses and Gear” you’ll want to check out what’s new from RCBS for 2020. That’s exactly what I talked about with Will at the RCBS during the 2020 SHOT Show. Check it out! Coming Soon to UR: New RCBS Rebel Press I get excited every time I see […]

TESTED: NEW RCBS MatchMaster Powder Dispenser

If you’re into precision reloading and long-range shooting you’ve undoubtedly heard about the MatchMaster electronic powder dispenser from RCBS. This new powder dispenser looks different and works different compared to any other powder dispenser you’ve seen! In this article and video, I’ll give you the “first in-depth look” at this electronic powder dispenser, show you […]

NEW RCBS MATCHMASTER Dies! Tested in 6mm Creedmoor

RCBS is constantly looking at ways they can make their products better. One such example is their latest die set: “MATCHMASTER”. Aimed at people reloading long-range precision ammunition, this die set builds on the familiar RCBS Gold Metal die set SKUs with a few key refinements. Here I’ll show these dies loading up some Starline […]

2019 SHOT Show: a Discussion with RCBS

Ever wonder what “RCBS” stands for? RCBS has an interesting history, and has kept true to their roots with their “green lineup”.  At the 2019 SHOT Show, I had the opportunity to talk with RCBS Product Manager William Hemeyer to learn more about the history of RCBS, the RCBS product values, and more. Here’s my interview […]

RCBS Chargemaster Lite: Unboxing and Overview

If you reload ammunition for precision rifle applications, you’re probably familiar with manually trickling powder. You dump a charge, and then trickle the last 1/2 – 1 grain until you are “exactly” on your desired charge weight. Trickling can be fun- it makes you feel like you should be wearing a white lab coat, or […]

Hands-On: New RCBS Vibratory Case Polisher

Cleaning cases is where the ammunition reloading process starts. Cleaning, sorting, and final brass prep are critical activities if you want great results with your ammunition. However fundamental these processes are, they are seldom characterized as the “fun part” of reloading- more like chores to get to the more satisfying activities. Having the right tools […]

RCBS Full-Length Competition Die Set in .243 Winchester

One of the great things about reloading ammunition is the wide variety of tools, equipment, components, cartridges, and firearms that you get to work with. Just when you think you’ve tried everything, you learn of a new powder, cartridge (Ex: 22 Nosler, sounds interesting!), press, rifle, or bullet. That’s what makes shooting and reloading a […]

Reloading Essentials: RCBS Vernier Ball Micrometer

If you demand precision from your rifle, you need precision from your ammunition. If you need precision from your ammunition, you’ll need the proper precision measurement tools to “dial things in”. A good ball micrometer is an example of one of a handful of precision measurement tools you should have in your tool chest in […]

RCBS Powder Checker Die

There’s one more powder check system that we’re going to look at on our reloading safety series- the “RCBS Powder Checker Die”. This unit is very simple, easy to setup, and works well. It’s comparable to the “Hornady Powder Cop Die”. This system is quite versatile, and intuitive to setup and use. Let’s take a […]

RCBS Lock-Out Die Part II: Setup and Maintenance

In the first RCBS Lock-Out Die article, I discussed how the RCBS Lock-Out Die works. In this article, we’ll take a look at how to setup the die, and also how to disassemble and reassemble the die for cleaning and maintenance. There are multiple ways to skin a cat, and likewise, there are multiple ways […]

RCBS Lock-Out Die Part I: Theory of Operation

Most reloaders have heard of the RCBS Lock-Out Die. This device will allow the reloading press to cycle normally when there is a proper powder charge, but will “lock up” the press if there is too much powder in the charge, or not enough powder in the charge (including no powder – a “squib load”). […]




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