Originally Posted by IdahoCTD
Micrometer dies would be like the Redding dies that have a micrometer setting on top. The are easier to reset if you change them but they cost considerably more.
If you just want a neck sizer use a Hornady generic neck sizer. They are about 20-25.00.
You need a finish reamer to chamber the barrel. That is all you need really. For a person doing a bunch of the same chambers sometimes they will buy a roughing reamer to take a bunch of the load off of the finish reamer. If you want to make your own dies then you'd need a resizing reamer. Those are the 3 basic reamers made. The finish reamer is the largest, then the resizing reamer, and then the roughing reamer.
I feel like an idiot now. I knew that! LOL
So basically, if I have a barrel blank, will I need a rough reamer or a finishing reamer? I know if you are just simply re-chambering you will need a finish reamer. But if you're starting from scratch will you need a rough reamer?
Also, what is a generic neck-sizing die? I haven't seen one of those yet, either...
I guess I should just go ahead and have a set of neck-sizer dies custom made nad a seater die custom made.
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