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.458 African Express cartridge
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PostPosted: Sat Jul 28, 2012 9:22 pm    Post subject: .458 African Express cartridge Reply with quote

Cartridge is based on 404 Jeffrey with a 2.65 case length.Looking for dies,reamers to build a rifle .Any help or info on where to get these would help greatly.Cartridge was by Pierre van der Walt.

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PostPosted: Sat Jul 28, 2012 10:44 pm    Post subject: Re: .458 African Express cartridge Reply with quote

well what country are you in to start with?

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PostPosted: Sat Jul 28, 2012 11:15 pm    Post subject: Re: .458 African Express cartridge Reply with quote

I am in Reno Nevada usa
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PostPosted: Sat Jul 28, 2012 11:40 pm    Post subject: Re: .458 African Express cartridge Reply with quote

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PostPosted: Sun Jul 29, 2012 12:13 am    Post subject: Re: .458 African Express cartridge Reply with quote

Hello Mike ,
Not the same cartridge the 458 Express is built on the 375H&H case length 2.99"

The African Express on 404 Jeffrey 2.65 case length

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PostPosted: Sun Jul 29, 2012 12:57 am    Post subject: Re: .458 African Express cartridge Reply with quote

Greg Duley from NZ Hunter magazine has a 7mm/404 he uses for loooong range deer .I guess most gunsmiths could point you in the right direction for dies etc. somewhere??? there is a service that will custom make dies if you send them a few cases to work from....

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PostPosted: Sun Jul 29, 2012 4:52 pm    Post subject: Re: .458 African Express cartridge Reply with quote

as usual I took care of this ... Very Happy

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PostPosted: Sun Jul 29, 2012 6:51 pm    Post subject: Re: .458 African Express cartridge Reply with quote

so you found a place for the speedster to go to then???

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PostPosted: Sun Jul 29, 2012 7:29 pm    Post subject: Re: .458 African Express cartridge Reply with quote

I have a set of reamers that Pierre Van Der Walt is pretty certain , is his design

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PostPosted: Sun Jul 29, 2012 9:51 pm    Post subject: Re: .458 African Express cartridge Reply with quote

you the man....

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