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Old 04-07-2012, 08:27 AM
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What's your favorite Tucson area Mexican restaurant -- for my next Southwest road trip??
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Old 04-07-2012, 01:42 PM
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I like the crossroads which is easy to find. Crossroads - South Tucson - Tucson | Urbanspoon

El Torero is smaller and a bit harder to find and not as visited by tourists. It was one of the first Mexican restaurants I ever visited back in 1973. Hasn't changed. Be sure to get a cheese crisp as a appetizer with a few green chilis and other goodies on it. El Torero Restaurant - Tucson, AZ, 85713 - Citysearch

El Gorrion is a great place for a lunch. It is a small local eatery. For a time I worked at Pueblo HS across the street. We used to go in there all the time for lunch.
El Gorrion - Tucson, AZ

Hopes that helps.

If you have never had one you need to try a Tucson speciality, the Chimichanga. It is a flour torilla burrito that is deep fried. Get the carne seca and then have it covered with sour cream and guacamole. Yum

-Ross
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Looks like I am close to the sweet spot. Seems like 66.4 grains and a OAL of 3.368 is getting close. The one in the Middle
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If I am wanting to jump into the lands should I shorten the Coal by .10 making the coal 3.280? or do you shorten the case?
I don't think the latter part of your question was adequately addressed.

Your case size is important as follows...

Ideally it has just enough clearance (headspace) to chamber easily/reliably.

When fired, it expands to fill and seal the chamber while launching the bullet.

Then, it springs back slightly so that you can extract the spent case.

When done correctly, full length resizing should bump the shoulder case back about 2-3 thousandths of an inch in order to facillitate easy chambering/extraction in the event things get a little dirty.

But, you don't want the case expanding and contracting too much or the brass will work harden faster, becoming brittle, and split creating a dangerous situation.

So, trim to the "trim to" length shown in your loading manual. And adjust the dies according to the die manufacturer's specification. But, don't alter the case dimensions to tune your load. Rather, adjust seating depth as explained by Azshooter.

Good luck and be safe,
-- richard
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Ross, thanks. It's making me hungry, though.
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Thank you.
All of the cases are the factory length of 2.490. All I did was adjust the seating depth of the bullet to alter the COAL.
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Try 70.7 grains of H1000 with the OAL 3.420. With CCI 250 primers with the 168 gr berger.
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