Allow 3-4 weeks delivery for Collets, Neck Reamers, Outside Neck Turner Pilots; 2 weeks for Case Trimmer pilots.
Forster Seating Stem polished to best fit a particular brand, model, and weight of bullet.
Send us four bullets and three cartridge cases prepped, not primed, but “ready to seat.” (We will keep one bullet used for polishing and return all other components.) Print, fill out, and include the Custom Polished Seating Stems Request Form with your order.
Bullet design over the past several years has seen a large increase in the diversity of bullet profiles. Forster has always tried to accommodate all bullet types, but doing so requires constant re-engineering, which is becoming increasingly complex and difficult to accomplish.
To understand how the Forster Bench Rest and Ultra Micrometer seating stems work (see bullet contact diagram), the seating stem contacts the bullet on the ogive. The seating stem supplied with each die has more than enough room or clearance to work with a wide range of current commercial bullets offered.
$34.00, includes shipping within continental U.S. (lower 48 states).
NOTE – Changes in neck tension, changes in ductility (hardness) of brass, and use of a compressed powder charge are variables that will alter bullet-seating dynamics.
We custom-hone the inside neck diameter by using a diamond stoning process. We enlarge the inside diameter to your specification to prevent oversizing of the case neck due to thick neck walls. You may require this service for multiple reasons:
Please send us your die along with the Custom Neck Honing Form, specifying the inside neck diameter. Note:
$24.00, includes shipping within continental U.S. (lower 48 states). Please allow 1-3 weeks.
Specify exact outside diameter. We can make special expander balls,”E-10s,” up to three thousandths smaller than bullet diameter.
Retail price + $7 special machining fee + shipping. Please allow 1-2 weeks.
To keep the inside of your dies scratch-free, ensure the outside and inside of your cases are free of powder residue and other debris, case necks are deburred and the die itself is kept clean. This precaution also applies to the “E-Z” Out Expander Ball on the Decapping/Expander Assembly, where brass chips and other debris may inadvertently be transferred to the case and die neck. Chips that result from trimming and deburring, or a case that has not been deburred, are especially damaging to die interiors. These chips can become embedded in the die interior. The resulting brass against brass effect “galls” or wears away minute pieces of brass on the case, and gets worse with each use of the die.
Repolishing: $7 + actual shipping
Includes repolishing of die. We will notify you if you will need additional replacement parts.
$9 + shipping.
For use in a 3-in-1 Case Mouth Cutter (any caliber). It is helpful, though not required, to include some sample cases for the tool to be set to.
$15.00 postage paid within continental U.S. (lower 48 states).
$10 postage paid within continental U.S. (lower 48 states).
$29.00 + shipping.
Spacing customized up to three liners; specify hole spacing. Your Universal Sight Mounting Fixture Base (UF1000-011) must be sent to Forster Products so Overarm can be precisely fitted to it.
$105.00 + shipping.
To accommodate the #4 Collet (CT2004). Please note that Original Trimmers (CT1010) manufactured after June 2010 will accommodate the #4 housing without modification.
Model B1 Co-Ax® Press was manufactured by Bonanza in the late 1960s through the early 1970s. Its shell holders are incompatible with the current Primer Seater Assembly. Send your shell holders to Forster, and we will enlarge them with carbide tooling to allow you to prime cases.
$6.00 + shipping.