30 Cal swage set

Page 1 of 2 1, 2  Next

View previous topic View next topic Go down

30 Cal swage set

Post by Reload3006 on Wed Jun 01, 2011 10:47 pm

My Walnut hill 30 caliber swage set was sitting on my front porch when I got home from work. LOL Im like a teenager had to run downstairs and get busy. Made 60 180 gr Rebated boat tail open tip bullets tonight. Will finish up the other 40 tomorrow and see how the shoot out of my 06 this weekend Lord willing. I am still waiting on my tubing jacket making set so I can get some shorter jackets to make lead tip and I have a 6s flat point die for 30-30 just have to find shorter jackets.
avatar
Reload3006
Member
Member

Posts : 1761
Join date : 2010-11-19
Age : 57
Location : West Plains, Mo. , St. Louis ,Mo.

Back to top Go down

Re: 30 Cal swage set

Post by Daywalker on Wed Jun 01, 2011 10:49 pm

Nice..... defintaly have to share some photos at some point in time.

_________________
"The Constitution shall never be construed to prevent the people of the United States who are peaceable citizens from keeping their own arms."
- Samuel Adams
avatar
Daywalker
Admin
Admin

Posts : 2324
Join date : 2010-10-18
Location : Virginia

Back to top Go down

Re: 30 Cal swage set

Post by Reload3006 on Wed Jun 01, 2011 11:01 pm

avatar
Reload3006
Member
Member

Posts : 1761
Join date : 2010-11-19
Age : 57
Location : West Plains, Mo. , St. Louis ,Mo.

Back to top Go down

Re: 30 Cal swage set

Post by Daywalker on Wed Jun 01, 2011 11:10 pm

Those are purty. What type jackets are you using? You said these are the open tips? I take it HP?

_________________
"The Constitution shall never be construed to prevent the people of the United States who are peaceable citizens from keeping their own arms."
- Samuel Adams
avatar
Daywalker
Admin
Admin

Posts : 2324
Join date : 2010-10-18
Location : Virginia

Back to top Go down

Re: 30 Cal swage set

Post by Reload3006 on Wed Jun 01, 2011 11:23 pm

yes hollow points. Corbins call them open tips because the lead core is solid.

those are sierra jackets.
avatar
Reload3006
Member
Member

Posts : 1761
Join date : 2010-11-19
Age : 57
Location : West Plains, Mo. , St. Louis ,Mo.

Back to top Go down

Re: 30 Cal swage set

Post by randmplumbingllc on Thu Jun 02, 2011 1:12 am

Reload3006 wrote:

Nice looking bullets. Some day I will scrape up the funds to do those myself.


randmplumbingllc

Posts : 14
Join date : 2011-03-01
Age : 53
Location : North Jurez/ Hell-Paso

Back to top Go down

Re: 30 Cal swage set

Post by hawcer on Thu Jun 02, 2011 8:32 am

Those look great!

_________________
You are finally comfortable with your casting capabilities when you find yourself casting boolits with sandals on!
avatar
hawcer
Mod

Posts : 1896
Join date : 2010-11-04
Age : 45

Back to top Go down

Re: 30 Cal swage set

Post by algunjunkie on Thu Jun 02, 2011 2:09 pm

Now that you have samples, I really need to test them! I really really do. Very Happy

algunjunkie
Member
Member

Posts : 209
Join date : 2010-11-11

http://algunjunkie.webs.com

Back to top Go down

Re: 30 Cal swage set

Post by Reload3006 on Thu Jun 02, 2011 2:11 pm

algunjunkie wrote:Now that you have samples, I really need to test them! I really really do. Very Happy
PM me your addy I will see what I can do Smile Very Happy
avatar
Reload3006
Member
Member

Posts : 1761
Join date : 2010-11-19
Age : 57
Location : West Plains, Mo. , St. Louis ,Mo.

Back to top Go down

Re: 30 Cal swage set

Post by algunjunkie on Thu Jun 02, 2011 2:16 pm

PM sent

algunjunkie
Member
Member

Posts : 209
Join date : 2010-11-11

http://algunjunkie.webs.com

Back to top Go down

Re: 30 Cal swage set

Post by Joe on Thu Jun 02, 2011 2:20 pm

Very nice. Now I have something to look forward to after I get the 224 setup going.

Joe

Posts : 31
Join date : 2011-04-06
Location : Bountiful Utah

Back to top Go down

Re: 30 Cal swage set

Post by hawcer on Thu Jun 02, 2011 2:25 pm

If they fly as good as his .224 bullets....you'll be able to split atoms at 100 yards....well, almost. Wink

_________________
You are finally comfortable with your casting capabilities when you find yourself casting boolits with sandals on!
avatar
hawcer
Mod

Posts : 1896
Join date : 2010-11-04
Age : 45

Back to top Go down

Re: 30 Cal swage set

Post by dartfreak75 on Thu Jun 02, 2011 3:07 pm

thats awsome that is what i want to do eventually i would like to be able to swage for all the major hunting cal 30 cal 270 243 etc but thats a long ways and alot of overtime away lol!
avatar
dartfreak75
Member
Member

Posts : 1182
Join date : 2010-11-21
Age : 32
Location : southwest va

Back to top Go down

Re: 30 Cal swage set

Post by Reload3006 on Thu Jun 02, 2011 9:18 pm

finished up my 100 180gr hps .... them made 25 190 gr soft points.

avatar
Reload3006
Member
Member

Posts : 1761
Join date : 2010-11-19
Age : 57
Location : West Plains, Mo. , St. Louis ,Mo.

Back to top Go down

Re: 30 Cal swage set

Post by algunjunkie on Thu Jun 02, 2011 10:01 pm

very nice

algunjunkie
Member
Member

Posts : 209
Join date : 2010-11-11

http://algunjunkie.webs.com

Back to top Go down

Re: 30 Cal swage set

Post by eagle60 on Thu Jun 02, 2011 10:18 pm

Looks real nice!
avatar
eagle60
Member
Member

Posts : 971
Join date : 2011-01-02
Location : East Central MS

Back to top Go down

Re: 30 Cal swage set

Post by kcatto on Fri Jun 03, 2011 12:07 am

These are awesome..... how much was the swage set? what press did you use??

these look fantastic....

i need a set of those dies....
avatar
kcatto
Member
Member

Posts : 648
Join date : 2010-11-15
Age : 45
Location : Oklahoma

Back to top Go down

Re: 30 Cal swage set

Post by Reload3006 on Fri Jun 03, 2011 7:19 am

I have Richard Corbins gear. RCE LLC. I have about 1400. in my 308 stuff. but i have 3 point form dies and 2 lead tip dies. you can get dies to make the 180s flat base for about 500 more or less. and you can get his sea girt press for around 300.
avatar
Reload3006
Member
Member

Posts : 1761
Join date : 2010-11-19
Age : 57
Location : West Plains, Mo. , St. Louis ,Mo.

Back to top Go down

Re: 30 Cal swage set

Post by kcatto on Fri Jun 03, 2011 3:04 pm

Reload3006 wrote:I have Richard Corbins gear. RCE LLC. I have about 1400. in my 308 stuff. but i have 3 point form dies and 2 lead tip dies. you can get dies to make the 180s flat base for about 500 more or less. and you can get his sea girt press for around 300.

man that is a lot of money invested in your gear.... way out of my price range...

but those bullets came out looking like a million dollars...

the more i look at them the more I want to do that to but, I want to do it with my Rockchucker.... I do not have room for another press....
avatar
kcatto
Member
Member

Posts : 648
Join date : 2010-11-15
Age : 45
Location : Oklahoma

Back to top Go down

Re: 30 Cal swage set

Post by Reload3006 on Fri Jun 03, 2011 3:16 pm

you can get dr blackmons stuff for your rock chucker. get into it for about 550 give or take.
avatar
Reload3006
Member
Member

Posts : 1761
Join date : 2010-11-19
Age : 57
Location : West Plains, Mo. , St. Louis ,Mo.

Back to top Go down

Re: 30 Cal swage set

Post by Daywalker on Fri Jun 03, 2011 5:04 pm

Those are really looking great. It is in my future hopes to have a 308 swage die as well for my soon up coming 308 purchase.

Hopefully this little jewel is what the cures all ailments Wink

What you think Reload? What ogive by the picture would you guess this to be? I am hoping it will make a great point forming die....










_________________
"The Constitution shall never be construed to prevent the people of the United States who are peaceable citizens from keeping their own arms."
- Samuel Adams
avatar
Daywalker
Admin
Admin

Posts : 2324
Join date : 2010-10-18
Location : Virginia

Back to top Go down

Re: 30 Cal swage set

Post by Reload3006 on Fri Jun 03, 2011 8:42 pm

Its hard to say my guess would be a 6 or 7s take it low and slow and then lap the devil out of them you should do ok.
avatar
Reload3006
Member
Member

Posts : 1761
Join date : 2010-11-19
Age : 57
Location : West Plains, Mo. , St. Louis ,Mo.

Back to top Go down

Re: 30 Cal swage set

Post by algunjunkie on Fri Jun 03, 2011 10:04 pm

looks like a 7 to me

algunjunkie
Member
Member

Posts : 209
Join date : 2010-11-11

http://algunjunkie.webs.com

Back to top Go down

Re: 30 Cal swage set

Post by CMAsailor on Fri Jun 03, 2011 10:19 pm

nah, more like a 6.8735 chicken

sry couldn't help it, those look Awesome btw
avatar
CMAsailor
Member
Member

Posts : 199
Join date : 2010-10-19
Location : On a boat

Back to top Go down

Re: 30 Cal swage set

Post by Reload3006 on Mon Jun 06, 2011 2:19 pm

I just got done running some numbers. It costs me about 26 cents to make a match grade BTHP I have about 1400 in my dies so saving an average of 5 dollars a hundred .. on the low end 3000 bullets and I am even as far as tooling costs are concerned. I will shoot that many in about 5 years or so. So after 5 years I will be saving. Not as bad as i thought it would be. It costs me about 26.00 to make a hundred of these bullets. If I happen to get cheap or free lead even less the most expensive thing is the copper jackets. my cost with shipping is around 180.00 Copper tubing maybe a little less. If you are looking at match grade projectiles they will run any where from 32.00 to 67.0 a box I believe the bullets I make can hold their own with any I can buy so the Pay back isnt as far fetched as one may think.
avatar
Reload3006
Member
Member

Posts : 1761
Join date : 2010-11-19
Age : 57
Location : West Plains, Mo. , St. Louis ,Mo.

Back to top Go down

Re: 30 Cal swage set

Post by Sponsored content


Sponsored content


Back to top Go down

Page 1 of 2 1, 2  Next

View previous topic View next topic Back to top

- Similar topics

 
Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum