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Old 02-24-2011, 07:31 PM
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Custom size die question.

Ok, i have a 338-378 improved (a 338-378 weatherby with the shoulder blown out to 37 degrees) that i want to buy a custom FL size die for.

I called redding and they were very helpful, but it would be around 5 months to get it. I also called CH and it would be 6-8 months.

so anyone know where you can get it done in a quicker time period? say 3-8 weeks?

thanks guys, jon
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Old 02-24-2011, 08:11 PM
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Re: Custom size die question.

If you have the reamer print for the 338-378 imp, you could have Dave Kiff at PT&G make you a resize reamer for a bushing die (3-5 weeks) and order a Newlon blank bushing die, they use Redding, RCBS bushings (probably in stock) and you or your smith make your own. This is what I did with my own version of a 338 LM Imp.

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Re: Custom size die question.

Call Neil Jones and ask how fast he is right now. Normally 30-60 days.

Absolutely best dies around. google neil jones custom dies.

BH

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Re: Custom size die question.

thanks a lot. i've thought about this and talked to my smith, but i wanted to look around and see if i get it done a little easier.

did you get your die hardened when you were done?


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If you have the reamer print for the 338-378 imp, you could have Dave Kiff at PT&G make you a resize reamer for a bushing die (3-5 weeks) and order a Newlon blank bushing die, they use Redding, RCBS bushings (probably in stock) and you or your smith make your own. This is what I did with my own version of a 338 LM Imp.

Dave


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Re: Custom size die question.

i'll call him tomorrow, thanks for the heads up.



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Call Neil Jones and ask how fast he is right now. Normally 3-60 days.

Absolutely best dies around. google neil jones custom dies.

BH
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Re: Custom size die question.

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Call Neil Jones and ask how fast he is right now. Normally 3-60 days.

Absolutely best dies around. google neil jones custom dies.

BH
I like your idea better than mine!!
Next Time I will call Neil.

Thanks
Dave
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Old 02-24-2011, 08:32 PM
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Re: Custom size die question.

ya just checked out his site, seems pretty good if his timeline is that fast.
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