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Reloading Die for 6mm VLDs

 
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Old 12-14-2012, 08:07 PM
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Reloading Die for 6mm VLDs

I have started loading the Berger VLDs in my 243 and have found that my Lee seating die is seating them by pushing almost on the very tip of the bullet. So I read somewhere to open up the die so it seats further down on the bullet. I tried this and I screwed it up, and didn't get a good strait cut on the bushing and now it's not seating the bullet anywhere near strait.....

So I'm just going to buy a new seating die and was wanting opinions on which ones are good for the VLDs and seats them with the ogive instead of the tip.
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Old 12-14-2012, 08:12 PM
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Re: Reloading Die for 6mm VLDs

Get a set of hornady dies and you can purchase a VLD seating stem.
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Re: Reloading Die for 6mm VLDs

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Get a set of hornady dies and you can purchase a VLD seating stem.
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Re: Reloading Die for 6mm VLDs

If I order the New Deminsion seater die, does it come with the stem needed to seat VLDs or is that something different I have to order along with it?
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If I order the New Deminsion seater die, does it come with the stem needed to seat VLDs or is that something different I have to order along with it?
I load 165 and 175 Matrix VLDs for my .270 Win without any problem using the Hornady Dimension "as-is".
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Re: Reloading Die for 6mm VLDs

Great Thanks. I just ordered a set from Cabelas had enough points to get them free. Well I did end up spending more than I had in points. Always need bullets......
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Great Thanks. I just ordered a set from Cabelas had enough points to get them free. Well I did end up spending more than I had in points. Always need bullets......
Don't forget, with your purchase of dies, you get a box of bullets for free too (just pay for the shipping cost).

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