Long Range Hunting Online Magazine


Go Back   Long Range Hunting Online Magazine > Rifles, Reloading, Optics, Equipment > Reloading

Reloading Techniques For Reloading


Reply

bullet sticking

 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 06-18-2008, 08:36 AM
Silver Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Posts: 165
bullet sticking

I just bought some used .30-06 dies and i started reloading a few rounds last night but when i was seating the bullet sometimes the die would grab it or something becuase the cartridge would come out longer than it was before, sometimes the bullet would be almost completely pulled out. I brushed the inside of the die and that seamed to help some but does anybody know why this is happening? Thanks
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 06-18-2008, 08:48 AM
Bronze Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: San Antonio, TX USA
Posts: 71
My guess would be that they just need a good cleaning. Did you clean and degrease them before using them???

Bob
__________________
There is room for all of God's creatures.....right next to the mashed potatoes.

http://texaspredatorposse.ipbhost.com/
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 06-18-2008, 09:17 AM
Silver Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Posts: 165
the dies? no, how do i degrease them?
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 06-18-2008, 10:04 AM
Silver Member
 
Join Date: May 2004
Location: North Louisiana
Posts: 238
Dies....

Take the die apart and spray all parts with carb cleaner.

Inspect for any burrs etc. If you see any burrs, scratches, or pitting, you may be able to polish and fix the problem. The carb cleaner may be all you need.

Good Luck

Reloader
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 06-18-2008, 11:13 AM
Bronze Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: fulton co pa
Posts: 76
hi
been loading for 40 years never heard of this,but if i understand correctly your bullet is being pulled from the case when exiting the die? this would only be caused by the seater plug not releasing from the bullet,unless the neck area of the die is so dirty & gummed that it is grabbing the bullet.
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 06-18-2008, 11:24 AM
Platinum Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2005
Posts: 1,082
Are you sure that the neck is getting sized correctly?

What is the inside neck diameter after sizing?

edge.
Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 06-18-2008, 11:46 AM
Silver Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Posts: 165
It is also putting a ring around the bullet below the nose, is it maybe cutting into it and not releasing it? I don't know what the diameter is I didn't check and i'm at work right now but i'll check tonight. Thanks guys
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools
Display Modes


Similar Threads for: bullet sticking
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
HSM 338 Lapua sticking? nitrousmudbogger Long Range Hunting & Shooting 5 02-25-2011 09:47 PM
257 stw sticking lance21 Reloading 1 10-17-2010 10:43 PM
Shells sticking in chamber/bullet die. LRSickle Reloading 14 10-13-2010 06:18 PM
cases sticking Reloading 3 04-15-2006 06:56 AM
Sticking a bullet in your ear? Jim R Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics 6 12-17-2001 06:35 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:40 AM.


Powered by vBulletin ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Management Powered by vBadvanced CMPS
All content ©2010-2014 Long Range Hunting, LLC