Originally Posted by bowhunthard
Looks like a good idea, I've been trying to get one for a while. With the Hornady dies tho, they say runout isn't that big of an issue anyway. I guess it depends what dies you are using. The Hornadys' have a "floating" bullet seater.
I am certainly no reloading guru, but from everything I have determined, the quality and accuracy of the final product is directly tied to the quality and accuracy of the equipment and reloader that builds it. I think one of the more critical parts is the bullet seating die. As newer designs in bullets come available, VLD's, etc, one must pay attention to the mate up between the bullet seating die and the meplat of the bullets used. If the die doesn't contact the ogive as opposed to the meplat, you are almost guaranteed to have bullet runout issues. Will you notice it at 100 to 200 yards? Perhaps not, but I'd put money on it that it would have a measurable effect at 1000 yards plus. As always. I could be wrong and your milage may vary.