Wildcat Mod for a Stoney point

Discussion in 'Reloading' started by drewman, Mar 2, 2010.

  1. drewman

    drewman Active Member

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    Has anyone Modified a case to use with the Stoney point overall length gauge. If you have what size tap did you use to cut the new threads.

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    Drew
     
  2. Broz

    Broz Well-Known Member

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    Drew, I just started to do this the other night. Drilling the case was easy but then discovered it is not the standard fine 5/16 24 thread. So I need this answer too.

    Jeff
     

  3. MTBULLET

    MTBULLET Well-Known Member

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    5/16-36 I make 'em all the time.
     
  4. Moman

    Moman Well-Known Member

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    MT, I bought that tap a few months ago but haven't made any yet. What type of fixture are you using to keep everything straight?
     
  5. Broz

    Broz Well-Known Member

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    Is the 5/16 36 a special order tap? Where can I find one?

    Thanks!
    Jeff
     
  6. MTBULLET

    MTBULLET Well-Known Member

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    I use the collet chuck on my lathe, but a drill press with carefull line up will work. any good tool co. should be able to get you the tap, I ordered mine from Travers tool co.
     
  7. Moman

    Moman Well-Known Member

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