Reloading with RCBS: Keep It Green: Shoot It Clean — SHOT Show 2018

RCBS has come to market this year with several updates.

RCBS Updates

First off, they’re offering 30-pound pound Rotary tumbler with ergonomically friendly embedded handles. Let’s face it, dropping 30 pounds of brass and media isn’t something you want on a bare toe and these handles are a welcome and improved design. The RCBS lead furnace is also upgraded to a 25-pound capacity with a digital temperature control. Building from the same technology, they’re also offer25-pound pound lead pot is now available with a digital control.


RCBS® Pro-Melt™-2

  • 25-Round Capacity
  • 120 VAC; 240 VAC
  • Programmable temperature control has a digital readout to ensure accuracy
  • Bottom-pour design ensures accurate, safe casting
  • MSRP: $315–$350

RCBS® Rotary Case Cleaner

  • Quiet, belt-driven motor rotates the drum at 60 RPM
  • Timer can be set for up to three hours of consecutive cleaning
  • 120 VAC; 240 VAC
  • Quiet, rubber-lined drum features an ergonomic handle for easy loading and unloading
  • Quick-locking lid keeps contents secure
  • MSRP: $200– $220

Biggest on the development front is the new Brass Boss, a rotary case prep center. This product features improved rotary speeds, and all the accessory tools you need in the box.

For the RCBS progressive presses, new this year is a  tubular bullet feeder. It’s available in 22 calibers or .30 caliber this was designed for any 5 stations or larger press.

Rounding out the package, RCBS is also releasing a line of chamber gauges. These have a titanium nitride coating for durability, and will probably outlast you. For now limited to common pistol calibers, along with .223, .300 AAC, and .308 on the rifle side, look for this line to expand in the future.

For more information about RCBS, click here.

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About the author: Clay Martin is a former Marine and Green Beret, retiring out of 3rd Special Forces Group. He is a multi-decade and -service sniper, as well as 3-Gun competitor and Master ranked shooter in USPSA Production. In addition to writing about guns, he is the author of “Last Son of The War God,” a novel about shooting people that deserve it. You can also follow him on twitter, @offthe_res or his website,

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  • robert January 30, 2018, 5:44 pm

    Awesome! Clay, you cover the best stuff!

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