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  Topic: Overworking the Brass?
woods

Replies: 39
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PostForum: Reloading Ammunition   Posted: Wed Jun 13, 2012 6:23 pm   Subject: Re: Overworking the Brass?
[quote="slimjim"][quote="gelandangan"]IMHO the least worked brass would be sized on a LEE Collet dies.[/quote]

Agreed. Don't most that use a collet die turn their neck to get them all to the same ...
  Topic: Overworking the Brass?
woods

Replies: 39
Views: 13734

PostForum: Reloading Ammunition   Posted: Tue Jun 12, 2012 4:44 pm   Subject: Re: Overworking the Brass?
[quote="slimjim"][quote="woods"] if you subtract the diameter of the bullet, .304"-.270"=.034" which means each side would average .017" thick neck brass. [/quote]

.270 Win bullet is 0.277" which ...
  Topic: Overworking the Brass?
woods

Replies: 39
Views: 13734

PostForum: Reloading Ammunition   Posted: Mon Jun 11, 2012 8:18 pm   Subject: Re: Overworking the Brass?
[quote="slimjim"]Ok, still trying to learn here. My first 3 years of reloading, I used only a Lee Classic Loader which only neck sizes and does it from the outside. Its provided more than acceptable ...
  Topic: Resizing Die Question
woods

Replies: 34
Views: 10401

PostForum: Reloading Ammunition   Posted: Mon Jun 11, 2012 3:49 pm   Subject: Re: Resizing Die Question
Most dies need to be set about 1/4 turn below where it hits the shell holder so that the die "cams over" as in these RCBS instructions

http://www.rcbs.com/downloads/instructions/ReloadingDieInstruc ...
  Topic: Ackley Improved Chambers
woods

Replies: 28
Views: 23584

PostForum: Gun & Firearm Discussions   Posted: Sat Sep 11, 2010 7:34 pm   Subject: Re: Ackley Improved Chambers
Never heard of a 338 WSM AI. If you took the 300 WSM and necked it up to 338 it would have a 35* shoulder and a very low body taper already. There would be no advantage to making it an AI.

Are yo ...
  Topic: Question on bullet pullers
woods

Replies: 15
Views: 10401

PostForum: Reloading Ammunition   Posted: Sun Jun 13, 2010 6:39 pm   Subject: Re: Question on bullet pullers
It definitely is easier to pull the bullets and reload without sizing. For instance I loaded 50 338RUM at 96 gr RL25 because in working up the load it shot good. When shooting at the range I got a l ...
  Topic: Question on bullet pullers
woods

Replies: 15
Views: 10401

PostForum: Reloading Ammunition   Posted: Sun Jun 13, 2010 4:44 pm   Subject: Re: Question on bullet pullers
You do not have to resize the necks after pulling bullets with the RCBS.

For example here is a 375 Ruger 260 gr Accubond that I needed to pull
[IMG]http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v663/bwestfa ...
  Topic: 300 Win Mag loads...
woods

Replies: 96
Views: 42217

PostForum: Reloading Ammunition   Posted: Sun Apr 04, 2010 6:43 pm   Subject: Re: 300 Win Mag loads...
[IMG]http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v663/bwestfall/TARGETS/DSCN0435.jpg[/IMG]
  Topic: Case head potbellie
woods

Replies: 28
Views: 10490

PostForum: Reloading Ammunition   Posted: Wed Mar 24, 2010 7:19 pm   Subject: Re: Case head potbellie
chambered, that is all entirely possible. The operable word in your good diagram above is "Remington" (I am assuming your rifles are Remington also?). Even if your rifles are not Remingtons, then it ...
  Topic: Case head potbellie
woods

Replies: 28
Views: 10490

PostForum: Reloading Ammunition   Posted: Tue Mar 23, 2010 6:10 pm   Subject: Re: Case head potbellie
Yes, when you size your case with a Full Length die, if your die is threaded in enough to start sizing the case body (coincidentally at the pressure ring), the shoulder will be pushed upward toward th ...
  Topic: Case head potbellie
woods

Replies: 28
Views: 10490

PostForum: Reloading Ammunition   Posted: Mon Mar 22, 2010 7:49 pm   Subject: Re: Case head potbellie
Hey Suz

The problem does not come from the expansion of the pressure ring to the chamber wall and being sized and expanding back again. When the primer fires it acts like a jet pushing against the ...
  Topic: Case head potbellie
woods

Replies: 28
Views: 10490

PostForum: Reloading Ammunition   Posted: Sun Mar 21, 2010 1:53 pm   Subject: Re: Case head potbellie
The bulge at the pressure ring is an indication of a chamber that is a little large. That can actually be an advantage (if it is not out-of-bounds). My Steyr 30-06 does the same thing
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  Topic: Theories why bullets sting vertically or horizontally?
woods

Replies: 32
Views: 21854

PostForum: Reloading Ammunition   Posted: Sun Feb 28, 2010 9:19 pm   Subject: Re: Theories why bullets sting vertically or horizontally?
Horizontal stringing at 250 yards? Most probable causes are wind or cant.

Vertical stringing? Most probable cause is velocity variation.

Do you have an anti-cant device and do you chronograph ...
  Topic: Glass bedding
woods

Replies: 16
Views: 7320

PostForum: Gun & Firearm Discussions   Posted: Sun Feb 21, 2010 3:15 pm   Subject: Re: Glass bedding
Yeah, I have sorted the bullets by weight. This box varied by 1.6 gr

[IMG]http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v663/bwestfall/RELOADING/DSCN0561-1.jpg[/IMG]

it has not seemed to make a difference ...
  Topic: Glass bedding
woods

Replies: 16
Views: 7320

PostForum: Gun & Firearm Discussions   Posted: Sat Feb 20, 2010 9:08 pm   Subject: Re: Glass bedding
[quote="slimjim"][quote="woods"]I had rebarreled to a 338RUM with a Brux #5 contour and the chamber and barrel was bigger than the factory 338 win mag barrel that came off it. [/quote]

When you h ...
 
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