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Thread: 8x60

  1. #1
    Boolit Buddy
    Join Date
    Apr 2009
    behind the lines of enemy territory,60 miles from NYC


    Anyone made these?
    Can I use 8x57 dies & just back them out 3mm?

  2. #2
    Boolit Master

    Join Date
    Nov 2013
    I have one. Mine is a .318 bore. I would think 8x57 dies could be used but the base would not get resized. Probably fine in a bolt gun. Assuming you have the more common .323 bore.

  3. #3
    Boolit Master reed1911's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2013
    Yes you can use the 8x57 to neck size only. Just be careful not to touch the shoulder.
    Ron Reed
    Oklahoma City, OK

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Abbreviations used in Reloading

BP Bronze Point IMR Improved Military Rifle PTD Pointed
BR Bench Rest M Magnum RN Round Nose
BT Boat Tail PL Power-Lokt SP Soft Point
C Compressed Charge PR Primer SPCL Soft Point "Core-Lokt"
HP Hollow Point PSPCL Pointed Soft Point "Core Lokt" C.O.L. Cartridge Overall Length
PSP Pointed Soft Point Spz Spitzer Point SBT Spitzer Boat Tail
LRN Lead Round Nose LWC Lead Wad Cutter LSWC Lead Semi Wad Cutter
GC Gas Check