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Making 338 Rum brass

 
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Old 05-10-2011, 02:38 PM
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Re: Making 338 Rum brass

here's some for sale

http://www.gunbroker.com/Auction/Vie...Item=228776545
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Re: Making 338 Rum brass

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Old 05-10-2011, 03:59 PM
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Re: Making 338 Rum brass

now try it



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Re: Making 338 Rum brass

I guess that's not too bad. I ended up winning 50 new pieces on there and should have them tomorrow. I just got rid of some 300 rum brass before i got this 338. Should have kept them to try.
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Old 05-18-2011, 10:42 AM
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Re: Making 338 Rum brass

Well I found 50 pcs of 338 brass locally. I did bum 3 pcs of 300 brass and sized them down. I didnt use imperial sizing wax but if I do anymore I will be sure and use it. I just used RCBS sizing lube. It worked ok got some small dimpling at the neck shoulder junction. Trimng to length was the worst part of it. I use a forester trimmer and ultra mag brass is too long to fit with the neck turning attachment installed. Had to remove the collet each time to insert brass. At least it gives me options to use when brass availability gets bad.
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Old 05-27-2011, 08:33 PM
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Re: Making 338 Rum brass

i picked up some new 300 RUM's tonight, hopefully i'll get to run some thru the die this weekend.
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Old 05-29-2011, 10:02 AM
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Re: Making 338 Rum brass

i made 3 up this morning. here is a pic. i'm gonna shoot 'em this afternoon.

it looks as though the shoulder doesn't have as sharp of an angle as factory made cases, but i'm sure after one firing you could never tell. i got a little dent on once case. neck thickness seems very close to the 338 rum.


left, factory 300 rum. middle, 300 rum sized to 338 rum, not trimmed yet. right, original 338 rum.
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