Re: meplat uniformer....99cents
BH hit the nail on the head. I believe, as I mentioned in my post, that the monitor rifles version is the best, and its $55.
But, like I mentioned, i can fabricate A LOT of inserts before I spend $55, and then I can uniform multiple calibers, instead of one. If you uniform 2 or 3 calibers its a $3 vs. $150 thing. Im not knocking Kevins tool, its a great tool, and for what you are getting with his tool, im not sure he makes much on it, but, in the case of 3 calibers ($3 vs. $150)... I can buy a whole lotta bullets for $147.00.
I probably should have mentioned in my origional post that this, like all meplat uniforming tools leaves a slight "burr" around the newly cut meplat. I remove the burr on bullets from my tool with 3 twists of 0000 Steel wool, the finest grade avalable. For referance, Tubb's tool suggests using steel wool, or a wetstone to remove the burr.
If anybody decides to try this design, please post your experences, and opinions. I just finished loading rounds for a ladder test with some uniformed and sorted bullets. This will be the first ladder ive shot with uniformed and sorted bullets. Should be interesting......