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Case trimming ?

 
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Old 04-01-2013, 09:04 PM
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Case trimming ?

How often do y'all trim your cases? Do you trim to book length or set trim to your shortest case and match?
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Old 04-01-2013, 11:29 PM
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Re: Case trimming ?

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How often do y'all trim your cases? Do you trim to book length or set trim to your shortest case and match?
For what case and whaT TYPE OF GUN?
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Old 04-02-2013, 05:02 AM
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Re: Case trimming ?

Initally, I trim factory chamber brass about .010" below SAMMI and re-check every loading. For custom chambers, I get the reamer manufacturers print and trim .010" below that measurement.
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Old 04-02-2013, 06:03 AM
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Re: Case trimming ?

I used to trim mine down .010,now I just keep them trimmed to max length.It seems like they stretch less and usually only have to trim just a few when I'm checking my brass after resizing.
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Old 04-02-2013, 08:17 AM
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Re: Case trimming ?

OK, so really you guys are checking the brass length and trimming to the standard or spec you wish to you use, if I am hearing correctly. Hopefully not trimming often but when required.

My brass was all a touch longer than book spec from the beginning. Lapau brass. I was thinking now that it has all been fire formed and reloaded a couple of times I would trim again. Most of the brass, with a few exceptions, is all the same length since the first fire form, which indicates very little growth and a good thing.

Correct me if I am wrong. Thanks guys.
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