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#1 Stefan

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Posted 08 April 2019 - 12:01 PM

Is there an easy way to form .300WM brass to make frangible rounds for the .50BMG?

 

Any recommendations?  I have a growing amount of .300wm brass so I figured it would be an interesting project.  Just trying to not break the bank doing it.

 

Thank you.


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#2 50 Shooter

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Posted 08 April 2019 - 08:45 PM

You would need a die to swage the brass into the shape and diameter you would need for it to fit into a .50 case.

You can try CH4D.com and see if they have one, if it's not on their website, try calling.
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Posted 09 April 2019 - 10:50 AM

Easy two-step method .

1) sell your brass

2) buy some spotter-tracer projectiles with the money

:happy: enjoy

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Posted 12 April 2019 - 01:41 PM

Thank you, I will check CH4D!


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Posted 18 April 2019 - 09:11 AM

I check with CH4D, they said they didn't have anything.  He said that he had heard of people doing that and that he remembers them using loose shot to gain better accuracy.  I expected nothing great for accuracy it just sounded like something fun.


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#6 50 Shooter

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Posted 19 April 2019 - 11:18 AM

I posted a thread on thefiringline.com, maybe one of the guys there will have some info.

I remember there was a site that had a lot of info and offered supplies for sale. I'll keep an eye on the thread and if you want, come by the site.

Its in the reloading forum if you want to check it out.
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Posted 19 April 2019 - 02:02 PM

Looks like Corbin has the tools.  Now I just need to win the lottery.

 

www.corbins.com/fiftycal.htm  


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Posted 20 April 2019 - 01:05 PM

Check the cast boolits site, from what I remember, you could make them on your own press.

If you have to buy Corbin stuff, you'll need to hit the lotto! Just not cost effective for someone to do it on their own.
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Posted 21 April 2019 - 11:59 AM

Will do, thank you.


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