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Old 03-16-2012, 11:25 AM
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Neck Turning Questions

I have a redding type s neck sizer for my 338 Lapua and i plan on buying a neck turning tool and i was wondering if i would need a smaller bushing to get the same neck tension that i have now
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Re: Neck Turning Questions

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I have a redding type s neck sizer for my 338 Lapua and i plan on buying a neck turning tool and i was wondering if i would need a smaller bushing to get the same neck tension that i have now
The answer is yes.

Why are you thinking of doing this? Are you using Lapua brass?

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Old 03-16-2012, 11:32 AM
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Re: Neck Turning Questions

I am using Lapua brass i just want to squeeze out every last bit of accuracy
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I am using Lapua brass i just want to squeeze out every last bit of accuracy

I suggest you try doing a few cases first and comparing the accuracy difference in non truned necks. Unless your rifle has a tight neck chamber it might not be worth the time and it could go the negative way in a loose neck chamber.

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Old 03-16-2012, 11:42 AM
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Re: Neck Turning Questions

i just want to turn off about .0005 on each side so .001 total just to help the bullet release evenly and consistantly.
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Re: Neck Turning Questions

Check your rounds for run out, and if they are good, mine are within .002, then you are probably getting no benefit. If you have a chamber w/tight neck that is a different deal.
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Re: Neck Turning Questions

I did check the run-out and some were at .005
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