Page 1 of 1 1
Topic Options
Rate This Topic
#194392 - 09/15/18 12:16 PM 500 JRH dies
Billc
stranger


Registered: 07/18/15
Posts: 2

Offline
I recently got a BFR 500 JRH in trying to load for it I'am having some issues.I'm using cut down 500 S&W cases RCBS dies the expander is putting a buckle in the case.I've read of others having the same issue how did you solve it shortening or turning the expander down?By changing dies? I load handgun on a Lee turret press does the Lee powder thru die do it?I'd like to crimp separate from seating.Ive read the Lee 500 S&W won't crimp JRH but will it seat the bullet then use my RCBS for crimping To get the other dies to use 4 stations should I buy 500 S&W die or would the powder thru and crimp die for the 50AE work Thanks

Top
#194396 - 09/15/18 01:16 PM Re: 500 JRH dies [Re: Billc]
doc with a glock
old hand


Registered: 06/05/08
Posts: 954
Loc: Montana, USA

Offline
Billc,

I had the same problem with the 500 Spl. and the 500 JRH using the RCBS expander die. Notice that the RCBS 500 S&W expander plug is stepped (a noticeable shoulder or ridge). Contacted RCBS and they sent an 50 AE expander, promptly and no charge. The 50 AE expander plug is not stepped, tapers smoothly. Sorry no pictures; however, it solved my and your problem.

Hope this helps,

Doc

Top
#194398 - 09/15/18 02:25 PM Re: 500 JRH dies [Re: doc with a glock]
Billc
stranger


Registered: 07/18/15
Posts: 2

Offline
Thanks I called RCBS told him about the step.Said he would send a new one but I think he might be sending another S&W.I also bought a 17-60 RCBS deburring tool it was so dull that it was worthless he also sending me another one.If they send another S&W expander I call again.

Top
#194401 - 09/15/18 04:20 PM Re: 500 JRH dies [Re: Billc]
Buck_358
journeyman


Registered: 11/29/12
Posts: 88
Loc: SE Indiana

content Online
Billc
For the crimp die I contacted Lee about a custom factory crimp die via their web site. They are able to make this die for the 500 JRH. I provided them a few dummy rounds per their request, think they turned around the order ~3 weeks + returned the dummy rounds. I have used it on a few rounds and works as advertised.
D..
_________________________
NRA LIFE Member
HHI #6544

Top
Page 1 of 1 1


Moderator:  Chance Weldon, jamesfromjersey, Gregg Richter, Gary 
Hop to:
 Portal Sidebar
Who's Online
5 registered (Gregg Richter, karl, Gary, Chance Weldon, Buck_358) and 132 anonymous users online.
Top Posters
9608
s4s4u
9216
Whitworth
8549
jamesfromjersey
7641
wapitirod
7327
TCTex.
6238
KRal
5055
Gary
4971
Ernie
4704
Tigger
4425
pab1
4370
Dan B.
4074
Chance Weldon
4034
Gregg Richter
3904
Franchise
3755
johnwilliams
  Member Hunts
Two American Class
Two American Classics

The Target Bulldog
The Target Bulldog

   Access Requires Login

Generated in 0.039 seconds in which 0.007 seconds were spent on a total of 14 queries. Zlib compression enabled.




Copyright © 2000-2008
HandgunHunt.com, Inc.