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Does Cases Grow in Length When Sized?

 
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Old 04-13-2013, 11:07 AM
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Does Cases Grow in Length When Sized?

Sorry already posted
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Old 04-13-2013, 12:39 PM
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Re: Does Cases Grow in Length When Sized?

Yes they do...the case gets stretched when you fire it and when you resize it. That is why you have to trim brass back down to size after a few firings.
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Old 04-13-2013, 01:49 PM
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Re: Does Cases Grow in Length When Sized?

Cases get shorter when fired, and then even longer than before firing when sized.

The odd thing is that if I resize with two different dies, how long the brass gets depends on which die I use first.
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Old 04-13-2013, 03:57 PM
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Re: Does Cases Grow in Length When Sized?

Yes..what he said. They stretch outward to fill the chamber when fired. And when sizing back..it gets longer.
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