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bullet seating depth question

 
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Old 08-12-2008, 08:07 PM
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bullet seating depth question

how much of the case needs to be holding on to the bullet in a bolt action repeater the caliber is 338-284 if that matters should it be the full length of the neck or is there an excepted minimum. thanks
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Old 08-12-2008, 08:28 PM
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Re: bullet seating depth question

The rule of thumb is one bullet diameter, but you may find you can get by with a little less than that if necessary.
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Old 08-12-2008, 08:35 PM
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Re: bullet seating depth question

As a rule of thumb, the diameter of the bullet that you are seating would be the minimum.In your case that would be .338 into the neck.
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