Smith & Wesson Forum

Go Back   Smith & Wesson Forum > >

Reloading All Reloading Topics Go Here


Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 09-06-2020, 07:43 AM
batman4706 batman4706 is online now
Member
RCBS carbide sizer decapping rod RCBS carbide sizer decapping rod RCBS carbide sizer decapping rod RCBS carbide sizer decapping rod RCBS carbide sizer decapping rod  
Join Date: May 2013
Location: Whitney,Tx
Posts: 154
Likes: 29
Liked 84 Times in 47 Posts
Default RCBS carbide sizer decapping rod

Can someone tell me what size decapping rod assembly I need for a 45ACP carbide sizer? I emailed RCBS but got no reply.

I ant to use it on my Dillon 650 and need to decap in the sizing die, my die set expand and decaps in the 2nd die.
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 09-06-2020, 12:35 PM
cfplinker cfplinker is offline
Member
RCBS carbide sizer decapping rod  
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Colorado, where the mount
Posts: 154
Likes: 0
Liked 136 Times in 65 Posts
Default

would this work?

RCBS Replacement Expander-Decapping Unit (9mm Luger 40 S&W 45 ACP)
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 09-06-2020, 05:48 PM
Ivan the Butcher Ivan the Butcher is offline
Member
RCBS carbide sizer decapping rod RCBS carbide sizer decapping rod RCBS carbide sizer decapping rod RCBS carbide sizer decapping rod RCBS carbide sizer decapping rod  
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Harlem, Ohio
Posts: 9,567
Likes: 12,692
Liked 14,765 Times in 5,403 Posts
Default

You may have a very old RCBS sizer. If so it will not have a radii mouth, for production (fast) loading that is necessary. If you need a new first die (size and decap, I would suggest a Dillon. They are great with cast bullets, as you can take them apart to clean without removing from the press! I use my Dillon 45 ACP sizing die for both 45 ACP and 45 Colt (Long), it will also work for 45 Auto Rim, 45 GAP, 45 Schofield and 45 US. (and the rare 45 Winchester Mag.)

May as well get one that will do double duty!

Get decapping pins too, other brands don't fit.

Ivan
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 09-06-2020, 08:10 PM
Engineer1911's Avatar
Engineer1911 Engineer1911 is offline
US Veteran
RCBS carbide sizer decapping rod RCBS carbide sizer decapping rod RCBS carbide sizer decapping rod RCBS carbide sizer decapping rod RCBS carbide sizer decapping rod  
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Augusta, GA
Posts: 5,630
Likes: 5,918
Liked 5,295 Times in 2,356 Posts
Default

Post #2 has correct stem, but is missing the bushing. Never buy RCBS parts from MidwayUSA. I usually get free parts from RCBS.

This is really simple. My 1980 RCBS 45 ACP carbide sizing die has a large entry radius. A knurled bushing with a 7/16" - 20 TPI outside diameter with a 1/4" - 28 TPI internal tapped hole fits in the top of the sizer die. The decapping stem is 1/4" - 28 TPI external threads with a large decapping pin. This decapping Assembly is a standard part from RCBS with bushing, stem, pin, pin retainer, and stem lock nut.
__________________
S&WHF 366
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 09-07-2020, 07:28 AM
batman4706 batman4706 is online now
Member
RCBS carbide sizer decapping rod RCBS carbide sizer decapping rod RCBS carbide sizer decapping rod RCBS carbide sizer decapping rod RCBS carbide sizer decapping rod  
Join Date: May 2013
Location: Whitney,Tx
Posts: 154
Likes: 29
Liked 84 Times in 47 Posts
Default RCBS

They used to have beak downs of their dies and you could get the part numbers for what you needed. Before they have always sent m what I needed, this time I didn't even get a reply.
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 09-07-2020, 07:31 AM
batman4706 batman4706 is online now
Member
RCBS carbide sizer decapping rod RCBS carbide sizer decapping rod RCBS carbide sizer decapping rod RCBS carbide sizer decapping rod RCBS carbide sizer decapping rod  
Join Date: May 2013
Location: Whitney,Tx
Posts: 154
Likes: 29
Liked 84 Times in 47 Posts
Default

I also need the part that screws into to fit it to the sizer die.



Quote:
Originally Posted by cfplinker View Post
Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 09-07-2020, 07:56 AM
cfplinker cfplinker is offline
Member
RCBS carbide sizer decapping rod  
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Colorado, where the mount
Posts: 154
Likes: 0
Liked 136 Times in 65 Posts
Default

That would probably be the 09626 guide bushing. Their phone number is 800-533-5000. A call may be better than an e-mail.
Reply With Quote
The Following 2 Users Like Post:
  #8  
Old 09-07-2020, 10:22 AM
max's Avatar
max max is offline
US Veteran
RCBS carbide sizer decapping rod RCBS carbide sizer decapping rod RCBS carbide sizer decapping rod RCBS carbide sizer decapping rod RCBS carbide sizer decapping rod  
Join Date: Mar 2001
Location: illinois
Posts: 5,433
Likes: 1,270
Liked 4,771 Times in 1,542 Posts
Default

I called a couple of weeks ago and they sent my a new pin and stem for .45acp. No charge!!!!!!


Quote:
Originally Posted by batman4706 View Post
They used to have beak downs of their dies and you could get the part numbers for what you needed. Before they have always sent m what I needed, this time I didn't even get a reply.
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Carbide sizer die Troystat Reloading 2 05-02-2013 03:04 PM
WTT: New RCBS Gray Box .357/.38 Carbide Dies For New RCBS Gray Box .380ACP Carbide Di J.Solo Accessories/Misc - For Sale or Trade 6 02-10-2012 08:39 PM
WTT: NEW RCBS .44 Mag/.44 Special Carbide Die Set for NEW RCBS .45 ACP Carbide Dies J.Solo Accessories/Misc - For Sale or Trade 1 10-07-2010 12:36 PM
Sold - RCBS .41 Mag Carbide Sizer Eagl1 Accessories/Misc - For Sale or Trade 2 04-30-2010 11:36 PM

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3
smith-wessonforum.com tested by Norton Internet Security smith-wessonforum.com tested by McAfee Internet Security

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 02:15 PM.


Search Engine Optimisation provided by DragonByte SEO v2.0.42 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2021 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
Smith-WessonForum.com is not affiliated with Smith & Wesson Holding Corporation (NASDAQ Global Select: SWHC)