Search found 4 matches

by DeepSeaPete
07 Feb 2010, 14:34
Forum: 5.7x28 Reloading
Topic: Tell me if this idea is worth while.
Replies: 21
Views: 945

Re: Tell me if this idea is worth while.

Pardon my ignorance about the special powder. I have been reloading many calibers for many years, and I had not heard of it before. This cartridge is so unique that I should have suspected something, especially with velocities like that. Brad, check the WIKI. It has a wealth of knowledge to tap into...
by DeepSeaPete
06 Feb 2010, 09:08
Forum: 5.7x28 Reloading
Topic: Tell me if this idea is worth while.
Replies: 21
Views: 945

Re: Tell me if this idea is worth while.

What powders have you been using Sharky? I'm sure that EA doesn't have a secret powder either, but should we be looking at small rifle powders? A slightly slower burn may increase velocities in a longer barrel, but will it function well in a shorter one? Is there a way to safely test that?
by DeepSeaPete
06 Feb 2010, 07:02
Forum: 5.7x28 Reloading
Topic: Reloading equipment for 5.7x28mm
Replies: 232
Views: 126751

Re: Reloading equipment for 5.7x28mm

The shellholder adapter plate is for use with typical shellholders from Lee, RCBS, or Hornady, and is made by Forster. I found it in the Accessories section of their website for $19.60. It's item AP1000. Here's a link to it: http://www.forsterproducts.com/catalog.asp?prodid=627373" onclick="window.o...
by DeepSeaPete
05 Feb 2010, 13:19
Forum: 5.7x28 Reloading
Topic: Reloading equipment for 5.7x28mm
Replies: 232
Views: 126751

Re: Reloading equipment for 5.7x28mm

I see no reason the Forster Co-Ax wouldn't work. It uses the same standard threads for accepting reloading dies. You may have problems with the shellholder jaws, but I've heard of a shellholder adapter plate that allows the use of a typical shellholder.