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.223 Hornady Modified case

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as above guys anyone got one lying in the drawer , or can someone make me one tks 

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Hi,

You can get one of your fire formed cases of your own done.

Just be careful who you use. I had a fire formed .204 case done for me, from a well known forum user. I sent 2 case in case of mistakes. I received my "modified case" and all looked well. However i found the threads a little stiff, but the brass case did screw on. However, i could not remove it. Despite cleaning the brass and lightly lubricating. The result was i ended up twisting the head off my Hornady Overall length gauge. So that was £40 wasted.....  

If you can't find a good resource to do this. If were you, i'd have a look at the - Frankford Arsenal gauge. As per the link.

https://www.amazon.co.uk/s/ref=nb_sb_noss/262-2095173-6488414?url=search-alias%3Daps&field-keywords=Frankford+Arsenal+Cartridge+Overall+Length+Gauge+-+Metallic

I ended up buying the drill bit, and die and doing a .223 case of my own on a pillar drill. It's not totally 100% centered, as i don't have a lath. But better than the one done for me!!

Good luck!

Jamie

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40 minutes ago, chaz said:

Hi,

You can get one of your fire formed cases of your own done.

Just be careful who you use. I had a fire formed .204 case done for me, from a well known forum user. I sent 2 case in case of mistakes. I received my "modified case" and all looked well. However i found the threads a little stiff, but the brass case did screw on. However, i could not remove it. Despite cleaning the brass and lightly lubricating. The result was i ended up twisting the head off my Hornady Overall length gauge. So that was £40 wasted.....  

If you can't find a good resource to do this. If were you, i'd have a look at the - Frankford Arsenal gauge. As per the link.

https://www.amazon.co.uk/s/ref=nb_sb_noss/262-2095173-6488414?url=search-alias%3Daps&field-keywords=Frankford+Arsenal+Cartridge+Overall+Length+Gauge+-+Metallic

I ended up buying the drill bit, and die and doing a .223 case of my own on a pillar drill. It's not totally 100% centered, as i don't have a lath. But better than the one done for me!!

Good luck!

Jamie

Thanks for the advice Jamie I have just bought a S/S Hornady type OAL gauge of a chap on here was going to try myself but as you said no lathe to center it  

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Thanks for the advice Jamie I have just bought a S/S Hornady type OAL gauge of a chap on here was going to try myself but as you said no lathe to center it  

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The Hornady overall length gauge as far as I am aware is not made in stainless steel. I can drill and tap cases for the Hornady gauge for the price of postage. 

If its a stainless steel over all length gauge then it's probably the far superior offering made by the shooting shed I can also drill and tap cases for this OAL gauge for the cost of postage. But if it is one of the shooting shed offerings I suggest you contact them to tap them for you there rates are reasonable.

If you post a picture I would be able to identify witch gauge you have.

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6 hours ago, alpha1 said:

The Hornady overall length gauge as far as I am aware is not made in stainless steel. I can drill and tap cases for the Hornady gauge for the price of postage. 

If its a stainless steel over all length gauge then it's probably the far superior offering made by the shooting shed I can also drill and tap cases for this OAL gauge for the cost of postage. But if it is one of the shooting shed offerings I suggest you contact them to tap them for you there rates are reasonable.

If you post a picture I would be able to identify witch gauge you have.

+1 for the Shooting Shed, they make some great stuff.

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7 hours ago, alpha1 said:

The Hornady overall length gauge as far as I am aware is not made in stainless steel. I can drill and tap cases for the Hornady gauge for the price of postage. 

If its a stainless steel over all length gauge then it's probably the far superior offering made by the shooting shed I can also drill and tap cases for this OAL gauge for the cost of postage. But if it is one of the shooting shed offerings I suggest you contact them to tap them for you there rates are reasonable.

If you post a picture I would be able to identify witch gauge you have.

I got it off a chap on here he said it was a Dolphin OAL gauge and it takes normal cases such as Hornady tks 

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Has far as I am aware Dolphin dont make an Overall length gauge. If you post a picture of the item I will be able to tell you who made it. If it's the Shooting sheds stainless version it's a different thread to the hornady jobby. Send four cases  I will tap two with the Hornady thread and two with the shooting sheds offering then you should be covered either way.

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15 hours ago, alpha1 said:

Has far as I am aware Dolphin dont make an Overall length gauge. If you post a picture of the item I will be able to tell you who made it. If it's the Shooting sheds stainless version it's a different thread to the hornady jobby. Send four cases  I will tap two with the Hornady thread and two with the shooting sheds offering then you should be covered either way.

A kind offer indeed! :)

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And one which I am glad to accept still some gents out there right enough 

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You did not include a return address can you pm me were you would like them sent to.

 

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Bloody hell that was quick amazing work have sent you a PM regarding my addy many thanks again 

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On 7/30/2018 at 12:54 AM, alpha1 said:

The Hornady overall length gauge as far as I am aware is not made in stainless steel. I can drill and tap cases for the Hornady gauge for the price of postage. 

If its a stainless steel over all length gauge then it's probably the far superior offering made by the shooting shed I can also drill and tap cases for this OAL gauge for the cost of postage. But if it is one of the shooting shed offerings I suggest you contact them to tap them for you there rates are reasonable.

If you post a picture I would be able to identify witch gauge you have.

A big shout out to the gent above done my cases etc FOC just goes to show still some gents out there once again many thanks 

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