Long Range Hunting Online Magazine

Go Back   Long Range Hunting Online Magazine > Rifles, Reloading, Optics, Equipment > Rifles, Bullets, Barrels and Ballistics


Neck sizing?

LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 04-02-2003, 06:33 PM
JBT JBT is offline
Junior Member
Join Date: Feb 2003
Posts: 24
Neck sizing?

Is an annealer necessary for sizing the neck down from a 416 to a 30 cal.?
Reply With Quote
Old 04-02-2003, 06:54 PM
Silver Member
Join Date: Dec 2001
Location: Nanty-Glo, Pennsylvania
Posts: 127
Re: Neck sizing?


It wouldn't hurt, especially if you take more than one step down and turn your necks, you are really work hardening your necks. If uniform neck tension and case life is important to you then it sure would help.

Reply With Quote
Old 04-03-2003, 08:02 AM
Silver Member
Join Date: May 2001
Location: NC
Posts: 352
Re: Neck sizing?

Just do it after all the necking down is completed. If you do it before hand and get the neck/shoulder really soft, you will probably collaspe the shoulder when trying to neck it down and end up with a pile of junk brass.
Been there done that...... once!!! many years ago. Can send pictures if your interested in what the aftermath looks like.

Reply With Quote


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Similar Threads for: Neck sizing?
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
fL sizing vs neck sizing D Scott Reloading 4 07-20-2011 04:18 PM
.223 rem Neck I.D. after sizing ( Help ) Rev. Reloading 12 02-17-2011 04:11 PM
neck sizing or fll length sizing cornchuck Reloading 19 05-20-2010 08:58 AM
Full length sizing VS neck sizing sniperjwt Reloading 6 02-21-2010 08:07 AM
FL vs neck sizing Rifles, Bullets, Barrels and Ballistics 5 12-14-2005 11:41 PM

Current Poll
Do you plan to buy a new custom rifle in the next 12 months?
YES - Of course - 72.96%
1,651 Vote
NO - wife/girlfriend won't let me. - 27.04%
612 Votes
Total Votes: 2,263
You may not vote on this poll.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:52 PM.

Powered by vBulletin ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Management Powered by vBadvanced CMPS
All content ©2010-2014 Long Range Hunting, LLC