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Old 04-25-2012, 08:58 PM
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Re: 338LM Load testing

Do you FL resize? The inside of your resizing die might need to be cleaned or polished.
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Re: 338LM Load testing

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Do you FL resize? The inside of your resizing die might need to be cleaned or polished.
I do, I use the RCBS two Die set. The markings on the cases are more distinct after firing though, thats why I was wondering if it's a Brass issue. Like I said I'm new to this so every bit of info is invaluable.
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Old 04-25-2012, 10:46 PM
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Re: 338LM Load testing

Only way to tell of its your die or not is to take a new unfired case and resize it to see if there are any markings on it. I imagine that when you fire it the markings are more pronounced because the brass is getting stretched. I have only been doing this for 7 yrs myself so I am no pro either. There are some guys on here with a ton of knowledge and hopefully they will chime in but try what I said so you can narrow your problem down.
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Old 04-26-2012, 05:00 AM
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Re: 338LM Load testing

Are you using the clip when you shoot? Sometimes this, or contact of the brass with the receiver when chambering or ejecting can cause this as well.
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Old 04-26-2012, 07:59 AM
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Re: 338LM Load testing

Try to get the chance to shoot over a chronograph to check your speed against the book loads my 10 fcp was showing signs of pressure at min book loads with h1000 and matching max load velosity so be carefull of running the loads too hot.
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Old 04-26-2012, 11:25 AM
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Re: 338LM Load testing

I just single load them when shooting, they won't fit the magazine at the COAL Im setting them at. I started showing pressure signs at 88.5 gr of H1000.
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