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Old 06-06-2011, 10:24 AM
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Fireform?

Do I want to fireform my cases prior to doing load development or can I use new brass and then reload it and expect the same accuracy?

the reason for asking is that I can get 300 rum managed recoil for almost the same price as new brass. Managed recoil is fireformed when I shoot it though.

Thoughts?
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Old 06-06-2011, 10:47 AM
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Re: Fireform?

"Do I want to fireform my cases prior to doing load development or can I use new brass and then reload it and expect the same accuracy?"

Any such minor things MAY (or may not) affect accuracy but it won't be much if it does. Like "neck sizing", "fireforming" is a much over emphesized web topic.
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Old 06-06-2011, 10:58 AM
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Re: Fireform?

Don't bother with somebody else's used brass for YOUR gun. It all has to be prepped your way, fireformed to your chamber, and reloaded with your tools, before there is any real use in load development. So might as well use new brass.
Everything changes from first use in your chamber, no matter what.
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Re: Fireform?

I concur.

Also, I'd want to control the brass prep right from the start and record the data so that I would know exactly what to expect with new brass in the future.

Besides, why waste barrel life and practice time with sub-standard ammo?

-- richard
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Old 06-06-2011, 04:43 PM
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Re: Fireform?

Alright, thanks. I'll buy a box of managed recoil to break in the barrel and set the scope up and also some new brass.
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Re: Fireform?

+2.......Rich
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Old 06-07-2011, 08:12 AM
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Re: Fireform?

Wait a minute there seems to be alot of quick answers here to a question that was asked without providing many facts. What type of brass is the Managed recoil ammo loaded with?. Secondly what type of brass are you considering purchasing.
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