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Which 338 lapua improved?

 
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Old 01-24-2013, 10:50 PM
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Re: Which 338 lapua improved?

I called a local gunsmith and he said 120 to rechamber
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Old 01-25-2013, 01:38 PM
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Re: Which 338 lapua improved?

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I called a local gunsmith and he said 120 to rechamber
To what? When done you will have to buy a set of custom dies that will not fit your next chamber. Buy your own reamer first.
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Old 01-25-2013, 04:42 PM
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Re: Which 338 lapua improved?

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To what? When done you will have to buy a set of custom dies that will not fit your next chamber. Buy your own reamer first.
to go from my 338 lapua to a 338ax. it would cost me 300 to have him make me a set of dies also. so about 420 for the whole package.
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Old 01-25-2013, 05:43 PM
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Re: Which 338 lapua improved?

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to go from my 338 lapua to a 338ax. it would cost me 300 to have him make me a set of dies also. so about 420 for the whole package.
Get two reamers, resizing and finish, if you are going that route. If you run a finish reamer in a sizing die blank it will be too big to properly resize your brass.
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Old 01-25-2013, 06:26 PM
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Re: Which 338 lapua improved?

Thats a good point. My gunsmith knows all that im sure. He would be the one purchasing the dies and doing the work. Im just not sure if i want to invest another 500 in this rifle. Dont know if the gains justify the cost. What do you guys think?
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