Main Menu
Advertisement
Affiliates
Advertisement
Newest Members
statencreek, Bwanadan, CosmicArkie, KentuckyBuck, Anything
61991 Registered Users
Top Posters
dogcatcher 81825
stxranchman 52092
RWH24 44568
rifleman 44190
BOBO the Clown 42272
BMD 40617
bill oxner 38673
Big Orn 37484
txshntr 34380
sig226fan (Rguns.com) 31250
facebook
Forum Stats
61991 Members
46 Forums
430158 Topics
5929943 Posts

Max Online: 16728 @ 03/25/12 08:51 AM
Topic Options
#6464345 - 09/22/16 08:39 PM RCBS RS press tip
Blanco Offline
Tracker

Registered: 12/29/10
Posts: 893
Loc: Ft.Worth
I have an older RS that was inherited to me new in the box. It was probably purchased sometime in the 70's as that's when the Sierra manual that came with it was printed.
Anyhow... I mostly use this press for depriming and resizing duties. It has a slot in the front of the ram where the priming attachment fits. The primer catching tray is a pretty cheesy affair that kinds hugs the base. it usually catches about 1/3 of the spent primers, which usually go flying all over my loading room.
My grand daughter got a drink from the local QT the other day and the kids cup straw was one of those bendy flexible things.
When I saw it I knew I could use it somehow... I envisioned pushing it up into the slot and letting the primers dribble out.
What I found that worked was to cut about a 3" long piece the split away half the length. Now the primers just fall out the bottom into the catch tray. On occasion one will hang inside and fall out on the floor at the bottom of the stroke. ... Still much less than the old way.
_________________________

My dog gives me the bird!
www.highbrassphoto.zenfolio.com

Top
#6464371 - 09/22/16 08:54 PM Re: RCBS RS press tip [Re: Blanco]
kmon1 Online   content
junior

Registered: 09/27/06
Posts: 21541
Loc: Texas
up
_________________________
Guidelines / Rules of Conduct
http://www.texashuntingforum.com/rules.htm

RULES for using the TRADING POST
http://www.texashuntingforum.com/forum/u..._PO#Post1959111

Top
#6464774 - 09/23/16 08:37 AM Re: RCBS RS press tip [Re: Blanco]
colt45 Offline
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 08/19/06
Posts: 6666
Loc: bastrop county
I use a long pc of Velcro wrapped around that plastic tray to hole it in place
_________________________
hold on Newt, we got a runaway

Top
#6465308 - 09/23/16 02:59 PM Re: RCBS RS press tip [Re: Blanco]
jeh7mmmag Online   happy
gramps

Registered: 11/01/04
Posts: 12809
Loc: Colleyville, DFW, TX
I had a similar problem with a RCBS JR press. When depriming the old primers would land on the press casting base near ram and sit there until I lowered ram. Then they would fall back into slot and fall out on floor when ram was fully lowered. I place 2 x 7/8"? ID oring around ram and this made the primer fall on into tray. Sure helped stop the dead primer on floor.
_________________________

Top
#6465422 - 09/23/16 04:38 PM Re: RCBS RS press tip [Re: Blanco]
Zonker Offline
Bird Dog

Registered: 12/03/10
Posts: 260
Loc: Denton
I just put the trash can under the press and let 'em fly. Catches them all.

Top
#6477378 - 10/02/16 04:37 PM Re: RCBS RS press tip [Re: Blanco]
BooneDog Online   content
Woodsman

Registered: 10/11/12
Posts: 221
Loc: Argyle,TX
I run a strip of duct down front edge of the press and have 5 gallon bucket under it on the floor. When I am resizing. Catches 90% of them.

Country boy will survive (if he has duct tape)

Top
#6478665 - 10/03/16 12:37 PM Re: RCBS RS press tip [Re: Blanco]
Blanco Offline
Tracker

Registered: 12/29/10
Posts: 893
Loc: Ft.Worth
The trash can underneath I think is the best... I have done that also.
_________________________

My dog gives me the bird!
www.highbrassphoto.zenfolio.com

Top
#6485380 - 10/07/16 01:08 PM Re: RCBS RS press tip [Re: Blanco]
NTRP Offline


Registered: 02/06/09
Posts: 1421
Loc: McKinney, TX By God!
This guy came up with a solution with his 3D Printer. I bought one for one of my old presses for $20 and it works great.

https://www.facebook.com/groups/LoaderTools/

I don't think he has an actual webpage but he responds quickly over Facebook.
_________________________

North Texas Rifle Precision
Josh (Jay) Ruby
Team Shooter for Short Action Customs and Kahles Optics

Top
#6493862 - 10/13/16 11:51 AM Re: RCBS RS press tip [Re: Blanco]
Blanco Offline
Tracker

Registered: 12/29/10
Posts: 893
Loc: Ft.Worth

A picture so you know what I'm talkin bout


Edited by Blanco (10/13/16 11:52 AM)

Top



© 2004-2016 OUTDOOR SITES NETWORK all rights reserved USA and Worldwide