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    Posted: February/16/2008 at 14:25
Anyone have this press?  I'm looking at it for my first press, but I'll be reloading .300 Weatherby eventually, and I wonder if it's stout enough to FL form this case. 
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote pyro6999 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: February/16/2008 at 14:28
well its a redding if it breaks you can always take it back, thats why i love my rock chucker supreme good luck breaking that one. i like my single stage.
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Originally posted by richardca99 richardca99 wrote:

Anyone have this press?  I'm looking at it for my first press, but I'll be reloading .300 Weatherby eventually, and I wonder if it's stout enough to FL form this case. 
 
Absolutely it's stout enough!  Any decent quality iron framed press is more than adequate for FL sizing any standard factory case.
 
The Redding Boss is a fantastic press, but if it were me, I'd spend $25 extra and get the "Big Boss," as it's just a little beefier than the Boss, has a more comfortable handle, and it is one of the finest single stage, medium duty presses you can buy, period.  I have the Redding UltraMag press, which is a heavier press than both of those.  It is overkill for all but the largest cases, but it is very smooth, very solid, and has tremendous leverage.  Redding is just like RCBS in that they really stand behind their products.
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I actually am leaning toward the Big Boss II now.  It seems like it's got a little more mechanical advantage than the Boss.  Thanks for the info!
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No problem.  You won't be disappointed in the BB-II, or for that matter, most any Redding product.  They make primo reloading equipment! 
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote niles coyote Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: March/02/2008 at 01:02

You will have no problems loading the 300 weatherby on that press. I loaded 20 of the same cartridge back in december.

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