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Old 03-30-2014, 01:52 AM   #1
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I'm looking for a good case trimmer for a reasonable price. Any recommendations ? Thanks!

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I like my Hornady. But I also like my brothers RCBS, and a buddies Sinclair.


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i have the Forsters brand and it has interchangeable pilots and shell holders and it works pretty good. they are not cheap, but the one i have came from my father is over 40 years old and still going strong. the cutter has never been replaced and i have no idea as to the number of shells it has trimmed, but it's quite a few over the years.
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I have the redding 2400 match trimmer. No need for shell holders. The micrometer adjustment makes it easy to set up.

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Thanks for all the help! I will check them all out

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Redding, Forster, RCBS. all good to go. Dillon is the fastest.

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There's a lot of good trimmers on the market.

I have an older Fosters manual trimmer,Hornaday manual trimmer,and a RCBS powered trimmer. Since buying the RCBS power trimmer that's the one I use the most,which works for my volume of trimming for casual target shooting and hunting.

Like Loutus stated Dillion is probably the fastest trimmer on the market,geared for high volume trimming such as commercial reloading or high volume competition rifle shooting.

I'm very happy with the RCBS for my trimming needs.

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Lyman universal trimmer works great for me,especially if your buy the power adapter that fits into a drill


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I'm looking for a good case trimmer for a reasonable price. Any recommendations ? Thanks!
I use the simplest of all - Lee. The hand held cutter is about $7, the case specific case length gauge and shell holder is about $6. Chuck the case into a cordless drill and trim away.

I own a manual lathe type trimmer also, and it no longer gets used.



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Thanks for all the help! Sounds like there are lots of good trimmers to choose from

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