The Firing Line Forums

Go Back   The Firing Line Forums > The Skunkworks > Handloading, Reloading, and Bullet Casting

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old January 4, 2013, 09:33 AM   #1
2rott
Member
 
Join Date: December 11, 2005
Location: Florida
Posts: 96
RCBS 9mm TC seater FAR ?

RCBS carries two 9mm taper crimp / seater dies. One has the letters FAR at the end & lists for $14 more. Anyone know the difference between them?
2rott is offline  
Old January 4, 2013, 11:48 AM   #2
Unclenick
Staff
 
Join Date: March 4, 2005
Location: Ohio
Posts: 10,206
9 mm F.A.R. (Fast, Accurate, Reliable) is a different cartridge from 9mm Luger. It has a longer case and COL that is slightly longer than the .38 Super. The 9 mm F.A.R. case is almost two tenths of an inch longer than the 9 mm Luger case, which is why the crimp die has to be about that much longer inside.
__________________
Gunsite Orange Hat Family Member
CMP Certified GSM Master Instructor
NRA Certified Rifle Instructor
NRA Benefactor Member
Unclenick is offline  
Old January 4, 2013, 12:33 PM   #3
2rott
Member
 
Join Date: December 11, 2005
Location: Florida
Posts: 96
Thanks Unclenick, I just got off the phone with RCBS & after 5 mins. research they told me the 2 dies were different but they didn't know why.
2rott is offline  
Reply

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:07 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
This site and contents, including all posts, Copyright © 1998-2014 S.W.A.T. Magazine
Copyright Complaints: Please direct DMCA Takedown Notices to the registered agent: thefiringline.com
Contact Us
Page generated in 0.06887 seconds with 9 queries