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What dies are you using for your Weatherby?

What dies are you using for your Weatherby?
« on: May 15, 2018, 04:21:47 PM »
What dies are y'all using? I've got RCBS for my 257 but not sure if I'm happy with them.

Looking at Lee (I've got them for my other calibers and like em), or maybe Hornady

Re: What dies are you using for your Weatherby?
« Reply #1 on: May 15, 2018, 04:29:33 PM »
Using RCBS for mine.No problems.
Roger
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Re: What dies are you using for your Weatherby?
« Reply #2 on: May 15, 2018, 04:30:16 PM »
I've used most of the standard brand dies over the last 35 yrs and I really like the Forster dies. Their high adjustable expander ball on the sizing die works great and their seater die does a great job.JMO

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Re: What dies are you using for your Weatherby?
« Reply #3 on: May 15, 2018, 06:09:14 PM »
I've used most of the standard brand dies over the last 35 yrs and I really like the Forster dies. Their high adjustable expander ball on the sizing die works great and their seater die does a great job.JMO

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Re: What dies are you using for your Weatherby?
« Reply #4 on: May 15, 2018, 06:19:43 PM »
I've only used Forster dies second-hand, but they are fantastic. My personal dies are just about all Hornady. I seem to be able to load very good ammo with those dies, so I'm more than satisfied for the price. If I were shooting out beyond 400-500, I might pay the extra for Forster dies.
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Re: What dies are you using for your Weatherby?
« Reply #5 on: May 15, 2018, 06:53:08 PM »
RCBS
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Re: What dies are you using for your Weatherby?
« Reply #6 on: May 15, 2018, 07:49:02 PM »
mostly RCBS, some Redding, and a few old Lyman, and CH4(I think that's what they are  ??? )

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Re: What dies are you using for your Weatherby?
« Reply #7 on: May 16, 2018, 04:51:39 AM »
I used to use all C&H dies until they retired and went out of business
Mike

Re: What dies are you using for your Weatherby?
« Reply #8 on: May 16, 2018, 02:09:32 PM »
I have used RCBS dies for many years.  I never had a problem with them, ever.  I also use their neck sizer dies.

Re: What dies are you using for your Weatherby?
« Reply #9 on: May 16, 2018, 05:08:40 PM »
A lot of love for RCBS. All the good reviews is why I bought em. The problem probably lies with the person who set them up.

Until this thread I had never even heard of Forster dies. Looked them up on line... They look top notch.

Re: What dies are you using for your Weatherby?
« Reply #10 on: May 16, 2018, 10:12:53 PM »
I used to use all C&H dies until they retired and went out of business

yep, same markings as mine, but mine are really old, they are in red and black cardboard box. I don't recall where I got them, and I had never used the sized die of them, just the seater die a few times. They were in the stuff the crackheads didn't steal from my place, I might have to use them this fall, to make up some ammo.  ::)

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synthetic-257 Wby
ultralite-270 Wby
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accumark-270 Wby
accumark-7mm Wby
stainless-300 Wby
fibermark-300Wby
accumark-30378 Wby
fibermark-340 Wby
accumark-338378 Wby
custom-375 Wby
DGR-378 Wby
DGR-416 Wby
custom DGR-460 Wby

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Re: What dies are you using for your Weatherby?
« Reply #11 on: May 17, 2018, 05:38:27 AM »
Rob, l will be surprised if your dies don't work good for you.
Crackheads weren't smart enough to take the good stuff 😎
Mike

Re: What dies are you using for your Weatherby?
« Reply #12 on: May 17, 2018, 04:43:23 PM »
Redding or RCBS.

Re: What dies are you using for your Weatherby?
« Reply #13 on: May 18, 2018, 04:57:11 AM »
I use RCBS for my 270 WBY and Lee for my 300 WBY. I have Redding dies, too.  I like the included shell holder with Lee dies. I really like Lee's "factory crimp" die.   :)

Re: What dies are you using for your Weatherby?
« Reply #14 on: May 23, 2018, 09:28:39 PM »
I currently use RCBS on my .270Wby. They seem to work fine for the last 20 years. Although, after using Forster in some of my varmint calibers here lately (they are hard to beat in my opinion). Save a little more money up and spend it on Forster.
Jay