7mm Dakota loads and dies

Discussion in 'Reloading' started by westernsky, Apr 6, 2010.

  1. westernsky

    westernsky Member

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    Im looking for some loads for 7mm Dakota. My new build is almost done and I need to figure out what is going to be tossed out the end of it.

    I hoping someone has some loads that has worked for them or someone can run quikload on it.

    I will be shooting 180 bergers and I have some retumbo that Im hoping to use.

    Also need some dies if anyone has some they dont need anymore.

    Thanks
     
  2. NesikaChad

    NesikaChad Well-Known Member

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    Good luck on the dies.


    I just built one for a client and the die set cost just under 2 bills. Ordered them from Redding through Sinclair International. Takes about 6-8 weeks.

    If you call Sinclair, ask for Phil Hoham-he'll treat ya right.

    Good luck.

    Slow powder, magnum primer seems to work well.
     

  3. westernsky

    westernsky Member

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    I put this in the wrong forum. Can a mod please move this to reloading?
     
  4. Len Backus

    Len Backus Administrator Staff Member

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    Midway has RCBS for $143, in stock as of now. Or Graff and Sons, Redding, in stock for $127

    I shoot 180 Bergers, 74 to 77 gr H1000, work up carefully. Adjust for Retumbo
     
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  5. westernsky

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    Thanks Len
    Good to know about Grafs. I knew that Midway had the rcbs but Redding was my choice.

    I planned on starting with 74 grains of retumbo but I wanted to make sure that I was in the ballpark.

    Thanks for all your help(brass and info!)
     
  6. MontanaRifleman

    MontanaRifleman Well-Known Member

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    If I had a Dakota, I would give RL17 a try.

    If you're not not just looking for inexpensive dies I would give Hornady a call and see what they could do for you in a custom bushing die and their new dimension seater. I think you could get some good quality dies for the cost.

    -Mark
     
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  7. wall126

    wall126 Active Member

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    hey chad would that be me on the Dakota . sup dog ? i am going to go shoot mine in the morning i found some data with berger and i am going to start with H4831SC with the 168 grain berger looks like the load denc. is @ about 94% i will let ya know how she shoots gun)

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