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7mm-338lapua necking down?

 
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Old 05-01-2010, 12:26 PM
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7mm-338lapua necking down?

What are you using to neck the 338 lapua to 7mm? are you going in to a 30cal neck die then a 7mm neck die and then in the sizing die? trying to keep from waisting brass .
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Re: 7mm-338lapua necking down?

I use a Redding 338 Lapua Mag Competition-Bushing neck sizing die and take in down in 4 steps. The last one leaves a false shoulder for fireforming. I've done hundreds of cases and never lost one yet
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Re: 7mm-338lapua necking down?

What size bushings are you using?
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Re: 7mm-338lapua necking down?

None of it's set in stone but I use a 359, 343, 329 and a 316.
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Re: 7mm-338lapua necking down?

Are you shooting actual loads while firforming or using cornmeal?
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Re: 7mm-338lapua necking down?

I shoot slightly reduced loads when fireforming and shoot the 200 grain Wildcats also while fireforming. They make great long range practice rounds out to any range and I've killed a couple head of big game using the fireforming loads.
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