404 Jeffery Lee Crimp Die - Want To Buy Or Even Rent

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That's what I was thinking..... & to answer your question fourfive8 - the .416 Rigby FCD in the pictures with the calipers is mine, however I do not have the lathe/machining available or really care to risk damaging my own die for my first time modification.

However if you have the equipment and the know how, I would be willing to risk it in your qualified hands with no liability to you, should we work out a deal.

Send me a PM if your are interested.
Qualified? I'm not sure since I have never done the 416 Rigby to 404J mod to an FCD. Really no risk per se. But let me think a bit and look at all the specs of cartridges. I'll let you know tomorrow.
 

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Can someone show me what a crimp die looks like? I’ve never crimped anything. I’m gathering parts for a 404 and just got a secondhand 4-die set by CH4D. I’m wondering if one is a crimper.
 

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Yes, they would. Of course the craziness has to die down and the backlog caught up which will be awhile (years?). I've picked up FCD's off their site over the years in .219 Zipper, 25-35 WCF, 6.5x54 MS, & .450 Ackley Magnum

If there’s a group buy I’m in. I’m happy to wait as presently I do not own 404 rifle, do not have one on order and do not need one but... I know myself so...
 

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Has anyone tried a .44 Magnum crimp die? The .404 is actually a .422/.423" bullet and the .44 is a .429" bullet. Add the case thickness, which may be thicker on the .404, and presto!

Just a thought...
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Did anyone find a workable solution? I am getting ready to take delivery of my .404J and want to begin loading practice rounds. Only missing the FCD.
 

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