close
Long Range Hunting Online Magazine


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

Reloading Berger Bullets


Reply

Neck turning vs neck reaming

 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #8  
Old 01-30-2012, 10:25 PM
Silver Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: Ny State
Posts: 412
Re: Neck turning vs neck reaming

Thanks Kevin, As I mentioned earlier, as I bring my game up to par I've had to learn a few new proceedures; one being neck prep. I posted the question because of what I found when sorting through some new brass and discovered something completely unexpected. Recently, I was given a large quantity of reloading tools, and components including a lot of new, in the box brass. Right now I'm working with some .223.

While sorting it looking for cases that are naturally concentric before doing any work to them, I expected to find most to be within .013" to .014" wall thickness and many were just that. however, the range was wider than anticipated; some as wide as from .011 to .015" Out of 350 cases, only 14 were less than .001" out of being concentric. I did set these aside for now.

What I'm trying to figure out is, by turning the necks to a uniform measurement, discarding anything less than that #, will the neck sizing process straighten the cases out? or will the body die do this job? Or do I have a pile of marginal brass that can't be fixed? I would like to load some first rate cartridges on the first loading. I don't want to have to load and shoot to fireform the brass. To me this would be a huge waste of components plus too much wear and tear on the barrel.
__________________
How a politician stands on the Second Amendment tells you how he or she views you as an individualů as a trustworthy and productive citizen, or as part of an unruly crowd that needs to be lorded over, controlled, supervised, and taken care of. ~ Suzanna Gratia Hupp ~ Texas State Representative (R), survivor of 'Luby's Massacre' where both her parents were among 23 people fatally shot and 50 others wounded
Reply With Quote

Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools
Display Modes


Similar Threads for: Neck turning vs neck reaming
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Neck turning ?'s Sako7STW Reloading 17 11-07-2010 07:27 PM
Neck Turning gunner45 Reloading 5 08-23-2010 02:57 PM
New Guy Needs Help on Neck Turning 308/223 gooddealjunky Reloading 5 07-25-2009 12:51 PM
neck turning chain Reloading 4 01-03-2006 07:10 PM
inside neck reaming, or not? ds Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics 0 11-25-2004 12:37 AM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:28 PM.


Powered by vBulletin ©2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Management Powered by vBadvanced CMPS
All content ©2010-2014 Long Range Hunting, LLC