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RMP1394-RLTW 06-13-2010 03:04 PM

RCBS Question
 
Hello,
I am new to reloading (I have never done it). My father in law handed down his RCBS Rock Chucker (from the 60's-70's). I guess my question is, are there still dies available for this press? I have checked out the RCBS website and it appears that the press has been updated and changed (I would hope so after 40+ yrs) any responses would be welcomed!

Alby 06-13-2010 04:13 PM

The Rock Chucker is an excellent single stage press. Almost any die will fit the press, I use Lee and RCBS dies in mine.

cpttango30 06-13-2010 04:36 PM

These take the standard dies 7/8x14 . The very first Rock chucker is just as good as the last. They are all built in the factory in Oroville Ca but men and women who love to shoot and hunt.

It should have a black nut inserted in the die postion. If you take that out and order Hornady Lock and load die inserts it will make changing dies quick fast and easy as pie.

bizy 06-13-2010 04:44 PM

RCBS single stage
 
I have an RCBS single stage and I can load just as fast on it as I can my Hornady 5 stage progressive. And hold closer tollerances.. I use Lee, hornady and RCBS dies in it..

RMP1394-RLTW 06-14-2010 12:57 AM

thanks so much, I am really looking forward to getting started!

best,

Rick1967 06-14-2010 01:28 AM

Be sure to buy a reloading manual unless you already have one.

phrogmech 06-29-2010 11:57 PM

If you have any problems, look up RCBS call their customer service, it is excellent, and still have parts for your Rock Chucker, bought mine in 1974 still working.

Semper Fi


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