hey i got a stuck case in the decapping die how do i get it out?
Plus you have the satisfaction of doing it yourself. Glad to hear you got it out. As you discovered, the kit doesn't contain anything too special, it just brings it all together to make it easy. Now that you've figured out the parts, you will have them for the future. 5.56/.223's are kind'a funny! Too much lube and you get denting in the case shoulder or not enough and you get a stuck case. The one I got stuck after 30 years of reloading was a .223 too.I went to the two local gun shops and they didn't have it. So I looked at the link pic that snakedriver gave me and went to sears and pieced it together for 10$. Good deal and when I got home the shell popped right out. Thanks snakedriver.
That sleeve is what you stick the bolt through to thread into the back of the newly drilled & threaded stuck casing. It rests on the lip of the die and by turning the bolt into the threads it gently pulls the stuck case back into the sleeve. A short socket of the appropriate size with a sturdy fender washer on the back to hold the bolt head will accomplish the same thing without the special RCBS sleeve.I have never had a stuck case that I can remember. I already have all the parts shown, with the exception of the thing that says RCBS (to the left of the allen wrench and screw). What is the purpose of that particular piece and how is it used?