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What size bushing for .338 Edge/Bertram brass

 
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Old 11-21-2013, 10:27 AM
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What size bushing for .338 Edge/Bertram brass

I have 50 pieces of Bertram brass. When a 300 smk is seating the case neck thickness is .364 would I use a .361 or .362 bushing? Also where can I find said bushing in stock.
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Old 11-21-2013, 11:03 PM
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Re: What size bushing for .338 Edge/Bertram brass

.363 bushing.
Look here not sure what dies you have, but heres a start.
.363 bushing at Sinclair Inc
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Old 11-22-2013, 08:26 AM
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Re: What size bushing for .338 Edge/Bertram brass

Really only .001 smaller? Not doubting you but I always thought you wanted .002-.003 of "Neck tension"
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Old 11-22-2013, 12:18 PM
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Re: What size bushing for .338 Edge/Bertram brass

I like tighter necks to hold bullets better. Especially if the gun has a magazine or loaded with the bullets in the rifling. I don't like the bullets to move from recoil or get stuck in the barrel. In benchrest shooting; most of the time more tension gives better accuracy at 1000. I would buy a .361 and a .362 and try the .361 first and see how the gun shoots. Matt
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Old 11-22-2013, 01:06 PM
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Re: What size bushing for .338 Edge/Bertram brass

I am just telling you what shawn, is telling people to use.. can't hurt having .002 tension imo
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Old 11-22-2013, 07:42 PM
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Re: What size bushing for .338 Edge/Bertram brass

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I am just telling you what shawn, is telling people to use.. can't hurt having .002 tension imo
I appreciate the input guys. I ordered a .361 as that all I could find in stock.
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