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Old 10-30-2006, 04:26 PM
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Neck-down brass

Hi, im hoping that some of you out there can help me, the thing is that im having a 300 lapua magnum rifle made for me, I hava 338 lapua magnum brass that I need to make in to a caliber 30 and I dont know how in hell I do that or what I need to buy to make that, RCBS did tell me to just use the neck-die that is made for the 300LM, it looks to me like a to big jump to just neck it down in one step from 338 to 300. If anyone can teach me how to do this and tell me what to buy.
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Old 10-30-2006, 04:52 PM
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Re: Neck-down brass

selurinn,

You should be able to run the 338 brass into your neck 300 die with no problem, Use good lube on the necks. I would however Anneal the brass after the neck down is done. They will work harden some with the neck down process.

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Old 10-30-2006, 10:20 PM
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Re: Neck-down brass

I have necked down a couple hundred 338-378 to 30-378. 1 pass with a RCBS full length die, imperial die size wax, no problem.
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