Long Range Hunting Online Magazine


Go Back   Long Range Hunting Online Magazine > Rifles, Reloading, Optics, Equipment > Reloading

Reloading Techniques For Reloading


Reply

loaded ammo

 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 11-29-2005, 09:54 PM
Bronze Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2004
Location: tenn
Posts: 67
loaded ammo

I was wandering if I could tumble loaded ammo or would the turn to dust while tumbling and make a load to hot [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/confused.gif[/img]
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 11-30-2005, 09:14 AM
Official LRH Sponsor
 
Join Date: Jun 2004
Location: Fort Shaw, Montana
Posts: 6,807
Re: loaded ammo

50bmg,

It is generally not a good idea to tumble loaded ammo except for very short periods of time. It is believed the powder can be broken down over time and increase the burn rate of the powder to increase chamber pressure as you already stated.

This can be espeically true in ammo that has air in the case allowing the powder to freely move. A slightly compressed powder charge will not move as much while tumbling but still I would not recommend it.

What ammo are you looking to polish up?

Kirby Allen(50)
__________________
Kirby Allen(50)

Allen Precision Shooting
Home of the Allen Magnum, Allen Xpress and Allen Tactical Wildcats and the Painkiller Muzzle brakes.

Farther, Faster and Flatter then ever before.

Web Page: www.apsrifles.com

allenmagnum@gmail.com
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 11-30-2005, 12:52 PM
Bronze Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2004
Location: tenn
Posts: 67
Re: loaded ammo

Thats what I was thinking.
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools
Display Modes


Similar Threads for: loaded ammo
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Brass and loaded ammo clownbuster Reloading Equipment and Components 0 01-16-2011 03:23 PM
how do you measure your loaded ammo? yzm19 Reloading 9 09-08-2009 02:48 PM
450-500 rds of loaded 223 ammo bhlbama Reloading Equipment and Components 0 05-23-2009 07:56 PM
WTS: Various 300 Win Mag & .45-70 loaded Factory ammo..... Travis Guns For Sale 2 09-26-2007 06:37 PM
Loaded Ammo for .338 Win Mag ? Jon Bischof The Basics, Starting Out 4 02-08-2003 12:03 AM

Current Poll
Do you archery hunt for elk?
YES - 30.60%
56 Votes
NO - 53.55%
98 Votes
Not yet, but I plan to. - 15.85%
29 Votes
Total Votes: 183
You may not vote on this poll.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:49 AM.


Powered by vBulletin ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Management Powered by vBadvanced CMPS
All content ©2010-2014 Long Range Hunting, LLC