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Old 11-19-2011, 04:25 PM
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The neck length is .320 on my cases but it's trimmed back compared to what it was originally so I could have the cases all the same length. 2.252 nearest I can measure to the neck shoulder junction. 2.562 OAL. .511 on a sized case across the shoulder. 35 degree shoulder angle.

The gunsmith designed the reamer and owns it. If I continue on with 30-375RPR I'll have him chamber it again.
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Could you post a drawing with specs of your 30 - 375 casing. Or the spec sheet for the chamber reamer?

If not, what's the dimension from the case head to the shoulder. That's about the only dimension lacking on your casing, from the information you've already provided. Thanks for contributing.
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Re: New 30/375 wildcat

Just curious, what is the status of this project now?

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Old 11-20-2011, 09:56 AM
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Just curious, what is the status of this project now?
I have a reamer designed and the manufacturer is waiting for the go ahead. Dies are about 8-10 weeks out from Hornady. Most of the rifle components are ordered and I plan on having one put together by around the first of March.....Rich
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Old 11-20-2011, 10:17 AM
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gunman123,
Could you post a drawing with specs of your 30 - 375 casing. Or the spec sheet for the chamber reamer?

If not, what's the dimension from the case head to the shoulder. That's about the only dimension lacking on your casing, from the information you've already provided. Thanks for contributing.
The nearest I can measure is 2.125

Sorry I can't help out farther. The gunsmith has all the actual dimensions. I don't believe he wants them public.
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Old 11-20-2011, 10:23 AM
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The nearest I can measure is 2.125

Sorry I can't help out farther. The gunsmith has all the actual dimensions. I don't believe he wants them public.
That should leave around a .346" neck, right?........Rich
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Re: New 30/375 wildcat

What would the problem be with pushing the shoulder back with a regular 375 Ruger die modified like Paul has said then stepping the neck down with a bushing die and fire forming the shoulder out to 40 degrees.
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Old 11-20-2011, 10:45 AM
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What would the problem be with pushing the shoulder back with a regular 375 Ruger die modified like Paul has said then stepping the neck down with a bushing die and fire forming the shoulder out to 40 degrees.
If Pauls theory works with the 375 die, and I think it will, that is what we plan on doing. This also falls right in with Gunmans spec. My case body is slightly longer with about the same neck. (because of the 40 degree shoulder). Also my body will have .006" less taper.
The end result will be around a 1 grain increase in case capacity over Gunmans case (although I haven't really calculated that)......Rich
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