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Benefits of annealing brass??????

 
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Old 02-21-2013, 06:27 PM
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Re: Benefits of annealing brass??????

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Good response, but there is more. If you are using a sizer die with expander button, that could cause ilnconsistency. I would anneal them, expand them and turn the necks very slightly. Then get a good bushing die, with bushings sized a thou in each direction from diameter of a loaded round. That should solve your problem.
Thanks, I have a good bushing die and tried lots of things but it didn't seems to matter. I have more new Win brass would I be better off annealing before even loading it or wait until its fired and the issue arises?
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Old 02-21-2013, 07:22 PM
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Re: Benefits of annealing brass??????

It comes from the factory already annealed and ready to load. Most company's polish it before shipment, Norma being the exception.
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Old 02-21-2013, 08:02 PM
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Re: Benefits of annealing brass??????

Jeff hasn't chimed in but we both have Bench Source rotary annealers. We consider them a bit easier to use than Ken's but it comes down to personal preference. Graffs sells the Bench Source and they have their own website as well.

The Bench Source don't require a specific wheel for each caliber, one nice feature.
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Old 02-21-2013, 08:35 PM
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Re: Benefits of annealing brass??????

I just bought a benchsource annealer about two weeks ago. The thing is awesome and easy to use. I hope that the machine will last a long time without anything breaking on it. It really takes the "no fun" out of annealing.
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Old 02-21-2013, 09:04 PM
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Re: Benefits of annealing brass??????

There is really nothing to break other than the stepper drive and it should last for years. IMO, the Bench Source is better just because of the lack of multiple tables. I think the only option is the 50 cal table....I don't shoot 50's so no reason to have one.

I might add that I anneal straight walled magnum pistol cases too, but only ocassionally.
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