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Unread 07-24-2012, 08:26 PM
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COAL tool

I use the cheep method of taking a case, using a dremel to put three relief cuts in the mouth of the case, and then kinda loosely seating the bullet . Then us a candle to soot up the bullet. I keep seating the bullet deeper until there are no marks from the lands. So the question is, is the Hornady OAL gague better? I know it is not a big investment, but just wanted to ask.
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    Unread 07-24-2012, 09:28 PM
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    Re: COAL tool

    The hornady tool is cheap and very simple to use. Will speed up your process.
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    Unread 07-24-2012, 09:38 PM
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    The hornady tool is cheap and very simple to use. Will speed up your process.
    That's what I use
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    Unread 07-24-2012, 10:04 PM
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    Re: COAL tool

    The Hornady tool along with a microseater on your seating die make it easy work with bullet seating depth.

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    Unread 07-25-2012, 04:29 AM
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    Re: COAL tool

    I have the Hornady tool, but don't use it since I found the Davidson nose pieces and base which attach to the caliper at Sinclair. I feel the Davidson is faster and much more accurate.

    But you must seat the bullet reasonably close in a dummy case, scratch it with 0000 steel wool, and move your seater down until the land marks can barely be seen. I write that down as the "kiss" mark. From there, I can jam or jump bullets as desired. I use only the Redding competition seater to do this.

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    Unread 07-26-2012, 05:39 PM
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    Re: COAL tool

    Be sure to search your ideas here.
    Look for R-P tool also
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