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Thanks Kevin. I will check it out.  I'm over due for there new manual.

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Thanks Mike.  I will try and find some of those.
Always wanted to try them.

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Thank you BB
That is right there with the data on my target.
87.5 grs. It shot right at 1" with 250 gr. Sierra GameKings.
And I did find my load it was in the Sierra book
Which is to big for my book rack so it's off to the side. I forgot I even had it.
Thanks again for the loads.  I saved them with A screen shot.

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Does anyone Have A good load using RL 25
For A 250 gr. Bullet in the 340 Wby.
I have one from A guy on the Weatherby group on FB
But there is nothing from Alliant they don't even list it for the 340 Wby.
Thank you

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Lots of good advise. I have followed it all except I haven't ordered the tapered expander plug yet.
But I would add not to use the neck sizer die. I crunched all 3 with the neck sizer and the 3 I resized with the full length die worked perfect.  And I used the same regular expander plug.

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It just came to me. About A year ago I sized 1 375 h & h down to 338 and one 300 h & h up to 338. And I didn't crunch the case.  So I tried again but this time I used A FL die. And it worked perfectly. The guy on the web who said to use the neck die was in this case wrong.
I will still buy the tapered 338 Expander. Ball and arbor As I will convert several for practice loads and save my 340 cases for hunting. I have heard your head stamp better match your Rifle when traveling to Africa.

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Pretty Impresive Buff.
I swear you should have your own TV show !!

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I found A old post and it was mentioned to get a tapered expanding ball.
I will have to get one. Because even with imperial sizing wax I forced the shoulder right inside the case.

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I have never resized A case to A Larger Caliber.
On line they say there is nothing to it. Just use your neck sized die then trim it.
I tried to do just that.  I lubed the neck but dang. That must shut take A lot of force. I am worried something is going to break.
Does anyone have any experience with this?
Is there A trick?
Thank you.

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I believe so Zonie it had model 70 checkering.
But it was A Monte Carlo Stock.
And had A  K Mart gloss Scope. Lol I think there were A few years of the 300 win mag also. They did a good job of blocking out the old caliber and re stamping it 300 Weatherby. I should have taken A pic.

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I went to the Gun Barn today. The Owner there has some real classics on display. And there all for sale. But there all way over priced.
There A Masonic Colt 1911 on A glass case for $25 grand. And it's Ugly.  Lol
But in the used gun rack there was A pre 64 Model 70 rechambered in 300 Wby. It looks nicely done. But for only $599.99 I fear it must be shot out. But I was told just the action on A pre 64 is worth that price.
Just thought I would share if anyone was interested.
Otisville Gun Barn.
They usaly post online.

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Around the Campfire (General Discussion) / Re: Arizona quail
« on: January 14, 2022, 08:21:46 AM »
That sounds like fun Mike and A great way to take A winter break. !

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Around the Campfire (General Discussion) / Re: Calling coyotes
« on: January 08, 2022, 06:44:21 PM »
Very Nice Mike. I have been trying every couple years here in northern MI
 With only 1 ever being called in. They are a diffrent animal here. My friends up north run them with dogs and fair much better.
I hope to try both this winter.
Keep up the good work.

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Around the Campfire (General Discussion) / Re: New Year
« on: December 31, 2021, 04:33:21 PM »
Happy New Year Go Blue !!
MICHIGAN Blue!!

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Around the Campfire (General Discussion) / Re: Merry Christmas to all
« on: December 24, 2021, 12:31:55 PM »
Merry Christmas Everyone!!

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