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Case Trimming

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Unread 03-23-2006, 12:54 PM
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Re: Case Trimming

Hey Bounty, how much clearance do you give from actual chamber length, to case mouth?
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Unread 03-23-2006, 03:41 PM
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Re: Case Trimming

I keep about .010 to allow some stretching if it is a chamber and brass combo that allows that. Otherwise just work on keeping the carbon out of that area.

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Unread 03-27-2006, 04:13 PM
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Re: Case Trimming

After seeing the Wilson and Forester. Lee seams to be the most bang for the buck. Now my son and I want to start getting into 1000 yard shooting.
Would the Lee provide the square head or would the Wilson be a better tool?
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Unread 03-27-2006, 04:47 PM
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Re: Case Trimming

If the Lee doesn't leave the case mouth square it's such a small amount that I can't measure it. I've only got dial calipers and regular micrometers but every measurment I can think of taking indicates a square cut. As for the wilson I can't help, I've never used one.
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