Re: Bullet Bearing Surface Length Question(s)
I only sort my 338 bullets ( for my Edge and AM), these are my 2 "long range" rifles. Which bullets are you sorting? All the SMK's that I've sorted have not varied by weight at all. If I remember correctly, my extreme weight spread was .6gr for 1000 bullets and was caused by 2 bullets. The extreme spread of the rest was within .3gr.
As far as length, I was sorting into .001" buckets with the SMK's. Not that it was necessary for accuracy (who knows?), but that's just how I sorted them.
What bullets are you sorting? 12gr's seems like a pretty huge spread.
As far as being anal as compared to the BR guys, I would guess that baring surface inconsistency has a larger affect on my 338AM at 1500yds than it does on a bench rester at 100yds.
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