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Old October 29, 2011, 01:33 PM   #1
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Lyman G, H bullet sizing dies.

They have done it to me again. From the actual size of the Lyman cast bullet sizing dies that I have gotten recently (three in a row), they are running on the large size. About .001 over what they are stamped. I think that I will just order one-size smaller than I actually want next time. I do not know if RCBS is the same way...but RCBS dies are 7.00 more expensive. Can anyone who has purchased more than one (so we know that it is not a singular example), RCBS cast bullet lube/sizing die attest to if the actual size matches their stamp on the die?
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Old October 29, 2011, 07:50 PM   #2
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My Lyman .357 sizing die actually sizes to .3565 . Well according to my digital calipers anyway.
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Old October 29, 2011, 08:40 PM   #3
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Alloyies

Actually the bullet may be springing back .001"

My 358 die is dead on with softer alloy ,but harder the alloy the bigger .
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Old November 1, 2011, 11:42 AM   #4
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WHOOPS!!! I pushed a .50 round, pure-lead ball through my Lyman .451 bullet size/lube die. It measured .451...it was bullet spring-back. My apologies to Lyman.
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