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Do I need FL sizing die?

 
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Old 01-13-2013, 09:34 PM
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Do I need FL sizing die?

Is there any reason to need a FL sizing die if I use the same brass in the same bolt action rifle? Can I just use a neck sizing die and seating die? When would I need a FL die if I only have 1 rifle in the chambering I'm loading for?
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Old 01-13-2013, 09:41 PM
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Re: Do I need FL sizing die?

Yes. After a few reloads of just neck sizing. the case will become tight and difficult to chamber. Most re-loaders will then FL size and start the process over.
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Old 01-13-2013, 09:57 PM
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Re: Do I need FL sizing die?

You don't specifically need a FL sizing die...but at some point you will need a die or dies to size the base of the case and bump the shoulders back if you intend to keep using the same bunch of brass.
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Old 01-13-2013, 10:19 PM
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Re: Do I need FL sizing die?

Any recommendations on what dies to get for 7wsm?
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Old 01-14-2013, 07:45 AM
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Re: Do I need FL sizing die?

My wife and I are going to take up reloading our own ammo also (how awesome is that! It was HER idea!!). We will each be reloading for just one rifle also, her a .223 and me 300WM. I had the same question but also: if we use FL dies, is there a need to do neck dies also? Doesn't FL dies size the neck as well as the shoulders? Or will it put too much stress on the brass? Just full of rookie questions, huh! lol
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Old 01-14-2013, 11:16 AM
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Re: Do I need FL sizing die?

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Is there any reason to need a FL sizing die if I use the same brass in the same bolt action rifle? Can I just use a neck sizing die and seating die? When would I need a FL die if I only have 1 rifle in the chambering I'm loading for?
you don't need a neck die, but you'll always need a full length sizer. No way around it
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Any recommendations on what dies to get for 7wsm?
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