Does anyone know where I can get a TAP...........

Discussion in 'Reloading' started by mindcrime, Apr 23, 2006.

  1. mindcrime

    mindcrime Well-Known Member

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    .......to make my OWN threaded cases for use in my Stoney Point guage??? I believe that it is a "special size and pitch." /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/blush.gif
     
  2. Meister

    Meister Well-Known Member

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    Get on stoney point's website. they will sell you one or tap your case for you, for a fee of coarse.

    Stoney Point FAQ's
     

  3. BountyHunter

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    Save yourself a hell of lot of aggravation and expense. Go buy the sinclair seating depth tool. www.sinclairintl.com costs under $30 and as accurate if not more so than the stoneypoint. I have two stoney points and tap and die for sale if anyone wants them.

    BH
     
  4. mo

    mo Well-Known Member

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    if u find out let me know? I tried to buy one, but no one in the the town I live in could match up a tap to the threads

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  5. Guest

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    I make my own version for my 50 BMGs.

    From their FAQ:
    <font color="blue"> </font> Q: What is the thread size for the OAL Gauge? I am an experienced machinist and would like to modify my own brass. Can you provide the proper drill bit and tap?

    <font color="purple"> A: The thread size is 5/16" x 36. This is a special size drill and tap that we can provide to experienced machinists. Contact us for details </font>

    I have a tap press I use to make my tools - I don't think you could make one without something like a tap press to get the correct alignment.

    They only charge $6.50/case - so I think I'll just send them a bunch of cases. Only $4.75 total shipping.
     
  6. royinidaho

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    B1G_B0RE,

    What's a tap press?

    Started using the drill press as a guide. Bummer

    Rigged up drill and tap 'arrangement' for my Forester neck turner/trimmer. Works ok. Would work great if I could exactly center the tap alignment.....
     
  7. mindcrime

    mindcrime Well-Known Member

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