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Body Die or Full Length Die for Shoulder Bump?

 
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Old 12-07-2005, 02:44 PM
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Re: Body Die or Full Length Die for Shoulder Bump?

Ian -- sorry, missed that part, was responding as a general practice.

in that case, yes, bump em with a body die [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/wink.gif[/img]

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Re: Body Die or Full Length Die for Shoulder Bump?

JB,
No need to apologise mate, sometimes details are easily overlooked [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/smile.gif[/img]

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Old 12-07-2005, 04:32 PM
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Re: Body Die or Full Length Die for Shoulder Bump?

Yes, my neck die is a bushing style as well. But hey, I like the fact that someone is looking over the others shoulder on stuff like this!! [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif[/img] Jim R
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Re: Body Die or Full Length Die for Shoulder Bump?

Jim,
If you have a regular 30-06 full length sizing die, try it as a body only die.
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Old 12-08-2005, 12:13 PM
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Re: Body Die or Full Length Die for Shoulder Bump?

anyrange,
The whole idea of the body die is to bump the shoulder without touching the neck.
As Abinok explained, a regular F/L die will crush the neck down to an undesirable diameter.

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Re: Body Die or Full Length Die for Shoulder Bump?

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<font color="purple"> My neck sizing die changes neck diameter by .005", from fired to resized, with no expander ball. My FL die changes neck dimension .020" from fired to resized without expander. ....expander ball... to much work hardening with it... and then there are the accuracy issues of expander balls, ... </font>

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.005 reduction in neck diameter sounds great for BR and a disaster for the field (unless you have a very tight neck). In general not good advice (IMAO).

Listen to froggy, loose the expander balls.
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Old 12-10-2005, 05:35 PM
 
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Re: Body Die or Full Length Die for Shoulder Bump?

I thought the goal was to neck size so that you achieve .001 neck tension on naked projectiles and .002 on moly. The external sizing is relative to this but doesn't tell us what the internal dimensions are before seating?
This depends on how tight the neck clearance is in the given chamber and neck expansion upon firing then brass bounce back dimensionally.
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