.338 edge die ???

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  1. bigbuck

    bigbuck Well-Known Member

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    What kind of dies are you using for your edge and how much do they cost?

    Thanks for looking
     
  2. Eaglet

    Eaglet Well-Known Member

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    I'm also in the same boat. I have been searching on that and nothing.

    I think I'm going to use a 338 RUM set. Not the best way to go about it but its a way.

    I know RCBS makes them but I don't know the price.

    Part Number: 56871 .338-300 Remington Ultra Mag ⑧ Group(G)

    http://www.rcbs.com/downloads/SpecialOrderCatalog_09.pdf

    Doing a search I found these links but there's an error when I click on them:

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  3. JLR

    JLR Well-Known Member

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    We use Redding FL sizer dies obtained from Shawn at Defensive Edge. Not sure what the current cost is though. Give Shawn a call at 208-687-2659 and he'll get you squared away.
     
  4. bigbuck

    bigbuck Well-Known Member

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    Thanks guys for the reply I think i've read on this forum were folks use a redding .338 die and drill it out somehow. Maybe I'm all wrong someone tell me if this is not so.

    Bigbuck
     
  5. canyonman1

    canyonman1 Well-Known Member

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    Redding 338-300 Ultra mag. FL custom die set. $145. Midway, Graf & sons , Etc.gun)
     
  6. Eaglet

    Eaglet Well-Known Member

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    Those two places were the first ones I looked; at the time the did not have anything!
     
  7. bigbuck

    bigbuck Well-Known Member

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    Thanks canyonman1:)
     
  8. canyonman1

    canyonman1 Well-Known Member

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    Call Redding direct. They'll send 1 if they have it or they'll make you 1 promptly.gun)
     
  9. Boss Hoss

    Boss Hoss Well-Known Member

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    Whenever I have a rifle built I always have the dies made from the reamers that way they are perfect---just food for thought... I also have all of my reamers except for a few and Speedy has those.
     
  10. geargrinder

    geargrinder Well-Known Member

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    I can see that that would work perfectly for a seater die, but what about the sizing die?

    A sizing die needs to size a piece of brass to be smaller than the chamber. How can your chamber reamer cut smaller dimensions than the chamber?
     
  11. Shawn Carlock

    Shawn Carlock Sponsor

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    I keep the 338 set in stock. They are a match die set, a FL bushing die with a .364" bushing, 30 to 338 tapered expander and micrometer seating die. This set is expensive at $265.00 but they are the best ones I have used.
     
  12. bigbuck

    bigbuck Well-Known Member

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    Thanks shawn,

    You have a message on your answering machine , with my number . Talk to you later:)

    Bigbuck
     
  13. Boss Hoss

    Boss Hoss Well-Known Member

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    The roughing reamer is used for the sizing die.