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Custom Factory Crimp Dies
Posted by on 26 July 2017 01:55 PM

Rifle Factory Crimp Die 7/8 x 14" thread

The collet-type Factory crimp die can be made for a wide variety of cartridges. Most cartridges will fit into the 7/8x14 thread die body. If your cartridge falls within the following parameters it will fit the standard 7/8 x 14 die:
Bullet diameter .172 - .501 (minimum - maximum)
Body diameter .295 - .585 
Case length 1.345 - 2.850 
(All dimensions in inches)

 We need:

  1. Payment of $31.00 ($25.00 + $6.00 processing fee)
  2. Dummy cartridge (a bullet seated in an empty case). The dummy cartridge is for testing purposes, so make sure it is within normal dimensional tolerances.

Rifle Factory Crimp Dies are cartridge specific and there are a few that cannot be made. Any handgun case that is of a bottleneck design qualifies because the die would have to be made much like the rifle factory crimp dies but we do not make die bodies shorter than that you would find on a .223 Remington. Examples would be the 30 Mauser, 7.62 x 25 and the .357 Sig. The 50 AE also applies because the case is too short for the die bodies available.


Large Series Factory Crimp Dies 1 1/4 x 12" Thread

Cartridges over the maximum in any of the three parameters will probably fit into the large series die. These have a 1 1/4x12 thread, so your press must be capable of accepting this thread size. Large Series dimensions are:
Bullet diameter .300 - .577 (minimum - maximum)
Body diameter .575 - .875
Case Length 1.500 - 4.000 

1 1/4 x 12 Thread

We need:

  1. Payment of $81.00 ($75.00 for the die + $6.00 processing fee)
  2. Dummy cartridge (a bullet seated in an empty case). The dummy cartridge is for testing purposes, so make sure it is within normal dimensional tolerances. 

Carbide Factory Crimp dies for handgun cartridges

Custom Carbide Factory Crimp Dies for handgun cartridges can be made for most handgun cartridges that are not in regular stock. Sizes available run from 25 ACP sized cases up to the 480 Ruger. The 50 AE cannot be made because the carbide ring necessary for this cartridge is too large for our manufacturing process. The 41 Long Colt cannot be made.

We need:

  1. Payment of $36.00 ($30.00 + $6.00 processing fee)
  2. Dummy cartridge (a bullet seated in an empty case)

Bottleneck Pistol Factory Crimp Dies

Following cartridges can be made: 9x22 Major, 40 Super, 9x25 Dillon, 440 Cor Bon

We need:

  1. Payment of $46.00 ($40.00 + $6.00 processing fee)
  2. Dummy cartridge (a bullet seated in an empty case)

Custom Pistol Collet Factory Crimp Dies

We can make custom Collet Style Factory Crimp Dies for the following pistol calibers:
41 Magnum
480 Ruger

Minimum case length must be 1.285".
Maximum bullet diameter is .501".

Please check our Lee Collet Style Factory Crimp Die page for availability of additional calibers.

 We need:

  1. Payment of $31.00 ($25.00 + $6.00 processing fee)
  2. Dummy cartridge (a bullet seated in an empty case). The dummy cartridge is for testing purposes, so make sure it is within normal dimensional tolerances.

 

Current lead time for Custom Factory Crimp Dies is around 8 weeks, but could become longer due to demand. All Domestic (US) orders are charged a $6.00 fee for Shipping & Handling when sending in a personal check or Money Order. Foreign orders pay shipping fees to their respective countries.

Please order your custom request through our website:  http://leeprecision.com/custom-services/custom-factory-crimp-dies/