No mess decapping press??

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  1. jetboat

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    Need to buy dedicated decapping press.
    I have built a new reloading bench in a larger space and put down new vinyl flooring.
    My old room had glue down carpet so stepping on spent primers wasn't too much of a problem even though it was a dirty mess. My 50 year old Rock Chucker spills them out of the tray and makes a mess on the bench and floor. I want to buy a dedicated press for decapping that contains the debris and deposits the crap in a container.
    What press collects the primers with the least amount of carbon on the bench and keeps em off the floor?
    Stepping on primers on the vinyl flooring sucks and marks it up pretty bad.
     
  2. jepp2

    jepp2 Gold $$ Contributor

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    I bought a Forster Co-Axial press mainly to do all my bullet seating on. But it has become my decapping press. Everything drops down the hole in the base, down the tube and into the container that screws on the bottom of the tube. You will have zero primer residue on your press or surrounding area. Not cheap, but is a great press for other things also.
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  3. SPJ

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    This old $20 garage sale RCBS - RS with the wrap around tray works great.

    The RS-3 I just picked up $40 used I’ve yet to try out although I believe it will be fine.
     

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  4. Dave Berg

    Dave Berg This used to be fun..... Silver $$ Contributor

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    I use a Lee Classic Cast Iron press. Ram is hollow, spent primer falls out through the hole. They include a piece of plastic tubing that connects to the bottom of the ram and goes into a waste basket. I do get a bit of burnt material on the ram but every primer goes straight into the bin.

    It's also a heck of a good press for other tasks.
     
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    ^^^^^^^^^^^this^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
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    There is an upgrade for your Chucker that will not spill primers...Amazon is your friend. Do a search......It is a quality piece...;)

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  8. TrxR

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    My big boss 2 has a hollow ram and tube and its mess free.
     
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    2CA65469-BD9A-49D6-80D7-04CE8EBA1FB2.jpeg @The German
    His primer catcher for the Rockchucker are excellent.
     
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  10. Bill K

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    I 2nd this attachment for your Rock Chucker. Bought one also and it works great.
     
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    I 3rd this recommendation. I have 2 of them and don't step on spent primers anymore. Works great. Also, a lot cheaper than a new press...
     
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    Matt Owens @arkcomatt is making the best on press on the market in my opinion and it catches Primers perfectly! The think is a work of art!

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    Bart
     
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    Bc'z Gold $$ Contributor

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    It looks like the same I got from the German.
    Works pretty good.
    I stopped using it and save the rock chucked for sizing and seating.
    All decapping is done on my Lee classic cast.
     

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  16. mchees1

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    I picked up the Lyman Brass Smith Ideal Press on sale. Midway has it for $68 now. Solid enough and is my dedicated de-capper press. I use Hobo Oil on the ram and it works very smoothly.
     
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    Whats the pricing like on that?
     
  20. Red Khon

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    I like the Forster co ax as well. No mess.
     
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