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Which reloading equipment is better or easier to use?
The coax is definitely higher priced than a chucker, but it's the only press that auto aligns front to back and side to side. Plus it eliminates the need for shellholders and is quicker.
I had one for a while. What I liked about it was that it had a ton of leverage so it was easy to size magnum rifle cartridges. One of the things I didn't like about it was in order to get that all that leverage, the throw on the handle has to be really long, which made sizing .380s on it feel ridiculous.
The cost of the shellholders is offset by having to buy a cheesy $5 aluminum locking ring for every die (AND having to replace their slotted screw in it with a socket head cap screw so you can lock it down properly). I think the self-aligning thing is marketing hype. Most single-stage presses feature a ram that goes straight up-and-down under the die hole, so there's not much alignment that needs to be done. There's plenty of clearance in any shellholder to allow the case to align itself as much as necessary to account for any non-concentricity.
It's a really well made tool. It's just not worth twice as much as a Rockchucker IMHO.
Ya, I don't think I'd go out and buy a new one. I found both of mine used. The first one I stupidly sold when I got a 550. The second one I found at ktp for $50. If you ever hear I'm thinking about selling it, please come up here and pistol whip me.