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Unread 03-01-2008, 02:17 PM
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crimp or not

gettting ready to load my first batch of shells, does the .243 win require a drimp when seating or not
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Unread 03-02-2008, 11:13 AM
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Not needed

Crimping is only commonly done on dangerous game loads and using bullets with a cannelure. It is not normally done on 243 loads and could be dangerous unless properly done. Just get your neck tension right and you are good to go.

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