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Bullet Swages- .340"to .730"

Bullet swaging die sets that are in stock and can be shipped now are listed below.   There may be one set in stock or more than one.  These are first come, first served so who-ever places an order first gets the set.  The caliber and type of set (type of bullet made) will change now and then so if you don’t see what you want it may be there later.  Complete die sets are usually listed.  Individual dies may be ordered.

All dies and accessories are for the Walnut Hill press or other presses made by RCE, LLC.  No other types of dies will be stocked or made.  To order please go to the “How to Order” page. 

375 1/2S Set

 

$542.00

375 three die set.  Makes a flat base open tip bullet that has a 1/2S (1/2E) round nose ogive.  The bullet’s nose is basically one-half sphere.  This is a popular bullet for close range work on heavy, dangerous game.  Add a lead tip die to the set to make soft point bullets.  The bullet shown is made from a 5.56 NATO cartridge case, is 7/8″ long, and weighs 225 grains with the small soft point.

375 1E Set

$542.00

375 caliber flat base, open tip bullet.  The 1E round nose ogive is about .375″ long.  Good hunting bullet for most game.  Typically a shorter range bullet but effective out to around 200 yards.  Two flat base, open tip bullets made using copper tubing jackets.  The shorter bullet is 15/16″ long and weighs 230 grains.  The longer bullet is 1 1.8″ long and weighs 330 grains.  The soft point bullet is made from a 5.56 cartridge case and weighs 250 grains.

 

375 4S Set

$542.00

375 caliber set to make an open tip flat base bullet.  The 4S spitzer ogive is an aerodynamic improvement and allows shooting at longer distances.  Good for bolt action or single shot rifles.  The lead tip bullet in the photo is made using copper tubing for the jacket, is 265 grains.  The longer bullet is a flush tip (lead flush to the jacket mouth) that is 1 3/16″ long and weighs 297 grains.  Copper tubing jacket.

375 4SFN Set

$542.00

375 caliber die set that makes a flat base bullet with a 4S spitzer flat tip.  Good bullet for tubular magazine rifles or other rifles as well.  It is similar to the common 30-30 flat tip bullet only larger.  Copper tubing bullet shown.  1 7/8″  long, 260 grains.

375 2E Set

$542.00

375 caliber set that makes a flat base bullet with a long round nose ogive.  It has a 2E ogive which makes the ogive about 3/4″ long.  Best with heavier bullet weights.  Two bullets made with fired cartridge cases & one with copper tubing.  The bullet with the small softpoint is 1 1/8″ long and weighs 270 grains.  The copper tubing bullet is 1 3/16″ long & weighs 300 grains, open tip.  The bullet with the large soft point has a 7/8″ long jacket and weighs 240 grains.

 

 

375 9SFN Set

$542.00

375 caliber set that makes a flat base bullet that has an ogive of about 5/8″ long with a 1/4″ flat tip.  Good bullet with heavier weights.  Designed for use in double rifles with short throats the bullet can be seated out of the case further for more powder room without being stuck in the rifling.  Good hunting bullet for most rifles.  The copper tubing open tip bullet is 1 3/16″ long, weighs 300 grains.  The soft point bullet made with a fired 223 case is 1 3/16″ long, weighs 290 grains.

375 Lead Tip Set

$156.00

375 caliber set to make soft point bullets from the above swaging sets.  The internal punch reshapes the soft point and is matched to that ogive.  Specify the ogive of the bullet.

 

3/8" Tubing Jacket Maker

$578.00 or $653.00 with the Tubing Punch Holder

Die set to make 375 caliber jackets from 1/4 type L copper tubing.  1/4 type L measures 3/8″ diameter and has a nominal .030″ wall thickness.  The set includes the jacket maker die, four jacket forming punches, a stuck jacket removal punch, end flattening punch, core seat punch, a reducer die from .377″ to .373″, and a core swage die.  The set can be purchased with or without the tubing punch holder.  See the Stocked Items catalog listing for more info about the special punch holder.  The jackets made are about 1 1/8″, 1.0″, 7/8″, and 3/4″ long.   The 375 caliber jacket trim set can be used to make inbetween jacket lengths.   Optional reducer dies can be used to resize the 375 caliber jacket to smaller calibers.

375 Jacket Trim Set

$165.00

Die set that trims an existing 375 caliber jacket to shorter lengths.  Works with fired cartridge case jackets, some commercial drawn jackets, and some copper tubing jackets.

40 Handgun Set

Price $542.00

40 caliber handgun die set.  Makes a flat base open tip, hollow point, and solid lead tip bullets with a 20 degree conical ogive.  Core swage, core seat, and point form dies.   Especially good for revolvers but can be used with most autoloaders.  Use commercial drawn jackets or redrawn 40 S&W cartridge cases.  The photo is of a solid lead tip, a standard hollow point, a ctg. case jacket hollow point, a ctg. case flush tip, and a ctg. case open tip.  The width of the point can be wider or smaller by how far the bullet is pushed into the point form die.

40 Handgun Set

Price $542.00

40 caliber handgun die set.  Makes a flat base open tip, hollow point, and solid lead tip bullets.  Core swage, core seat, and point form dies.  The ogive is a 2S spitzer with about a .200″ flat tip.   The ogive is about 5/16″ long.    Use commercial drawn jackets or redrawn 40 S&W cartridge cases.

 

40 Handgun Set

Price $542.00

40 caliber handgun die set.  Makes a flat base open tip, hollow point, and solid lead tip bullets.  Core swage, core seat, and point form dies.  The ogive is a 3/4E round nose.  Meat-n-Taters bullet.  I prefer the TC bullet but this is a traditional design.  Use commercial drawn jackets or redrawn 40 S&W cartridge cases.

Photo shows a solid lead tip round nose, a standard hollow point, and an open tip bullet.

40 Jacket Trim Set

Price $165.00

Trim set for use with the Walnut Hill series of presses.  Used to shorten a 40 caliber jacket.  The set has an expand die which expands a portion of the jacket and a trim die which cuts off the expanded portion of the jacket.  The trimmed length can be adjusted as desired.  Use commercial gilding metal jackets or jacket made from fired 40 S&W cases.

 

475 Handgun Set

Price $542.00

475 caliber handgun die set.  Makes a flat base open tip, hollow point, and solid lead tip bullets.  Core swage, core seat, and point form dies.  The ogive is a 14 degree truncated conical.  Use copper tubing jackets or redrawn 40 S&W cartridge cases.

475 Handgun Set

Price $542.00

475 caliber handgun die set.  Makes a flat base open tip, hollow point, and solid lead tip bullets.  Core swage, core seat, and point form dies.  The ogive is a 3/4E meaning that the ogive is about 3/4 of one caliber long.   Good bullet for handguns as well as for rifles.  Use copper tubing jackets or redrawn 40 S&W cartridge cases.

Photo shows a hollow point, open tip, and solid lead tip bullets made using fired 45 ACP cases for the jackets.

475 Rifle Set

Price $542.00

475 caliber rifle die set.  Makes a flat base open tip, hollow point, and solid lead tip bullets.  Core swage, core seat, and point form dies.  The ogive is a 1 1/4E round nose.   Makes open tip, soft points, and flush tip bullets.  Use commercial drawn jackets or redrawn 40 S&W cartridge cases.  Good bullet for the 475 A & M magnum, 475 #2 Nitro Express, 475 Weatherby, or similar cartridges.