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Unread 12-13-2009, 10:56 PM
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Concentricity gauge

I knew from the first time I laid my eyes on one of these it was going to be something to aggravate me! So what do you guys think is acceptable run out on a f class rifle? What about a hunting rifle?

When I went to pick my buddy up for a match he had one of these gauges. I said let me try that out. I had some that were 11 thousands out. I think it is great to find problems with a persons reloading techniques or equipment. It happen to be the equipment, that expensive competition Redding bullet seating die. I had to drill the bullet seating stem to accept the the berger bullets.

This is what I've noticed so far with my gauge. Lee and Hornady makes just as good ammo as the more expensive Redding dies even though I like them better.

I loaded 30 rounds this weekend 10 with a single stage 10 with a Redding turret , and 10 with a Dillon 550 progressive all were 35 Whelen remington new brass. There were no difference all had about 2 thousands run out.

I also will give this guy a plug. I only talked to him on the phone so I don't know him, but his gauge works great, and the best part is you can fix the really bad ones. Concentricity Gauge
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    Unread 12-14-2009, 10:53 PM
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    Re: Concentricity gauge

    That's an interesting gauge.
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    Re: Concentricity gauge

    Don't let this trick fool you..
    Think about it a bit
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    Re: Concentricity gauge

    I use a NECO and for both match and hunting nothing that spins more than .001 goes in the ammo box. I use the Neco with bullet tip in the cone adapter and the case in the cradle at the web and then apply the gage on the bullet just in front of the case neck.
    Dave
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    Re: Concentricity gauge

    IF I READ IT RIGHT YOU CAN FIX IT WHILE IN THE GAUGE.
    BUT WOULD`NT YOU JUST BE CANTING IT AT A DIFFERENT AXIS POINT ANS NOT ON THE CENTER LINE. OR AM I MISSING SOMETHING?
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    Unread 12-15-2009, 08:41 PM
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    Re: Concentricity gauge

    I contacted the man who made this gauge, maybe he will post something on it. I also know BOSS HOSS uses one maybe he can answer better than I can.
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    Unread 12-15-2009, 09:23 PM
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    Re: Concentricity gauge

    Quote:
    Originally Posted by Mikecr View Post
    Don't let this trick fool you..
    Think about it a bit
    No offense intended. But I can't figure out what point you're making with this post. Could you shed some light on this? Was this a "trick" post?
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