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ISO 260ai seater die need to borrow till mine ships

Discussion in 'Ammunition & Reloading' started by Goosebrown, Apr 21, 2016.

  1. Goosebrown

    Goosebrown Beaverton Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter 2015 Volunteer

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    I ordered a 260ai seater from L e Wilson but they aren't going to ship till mid May and I want to get started. Willing to rent or trade brass.
     
  2. Greenbug

    Greenbug Bend Well-Known Member

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    As long as you are not planning on crimping, try using a 7mm-08 or 308 seating die. It will do in a pinch....
     
  3. Goosebrown

    Goosebrown Beaverton Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter 2015 Volunteer

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    Shoulder angle is wrong. I think I'd need the AI die for either of those because the shoulder comes into contact with die body while neck is free and unsupported. Do you by any chance have a 7mm-08AI or 308Ai seater I could use? That does sound like a good idea overall.
     
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    Greenbug Bend Well-Known Member

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    I have done this myself and it works just fine. Make sure to champfer the case mouth before seating, and the bullet slips in just fine. The neck angle thing will only cause problems if you screw the seating die in too far...
     
  5. Goosebrown

    Goosebrown Beaverton Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter 2015 Volunteer

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    OK. I can give that a try. Good advice.