Originally Posted by oldtymer35
On July 30, I ordered an RCBS carbide die set for the .45 Long Colt from Cabelas (I had a gift certificate). As of this date, it's still on back order from RCBS. I checked some of the other Web sites (Graf & Sons, etc.) this morning and it seems that there is a general shortage of reloading dies. I thought the panic buying was only for ammo and reloading components, not reloading dies. What gives?
Demand for dies should primarily be a function of the sales of presses (yes, there are surely other factors). It seems that everything related to reloading is currently subject to shortages.