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new brass faster(fps) than necked brass

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Unread 06-12-2011, 12:30 PM
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Re: new brass faster(fps) than necked brass

thanks guy's i'm thinking it's the new brass has less volume IE: higher pressure ,more fps. i'm going to work up my once fired brass for oct. in wyoming. thanks and good luck this year.
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Unread 06-13-2011, 12:25 AM
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Re: new brass faster(fps) than necked brass

Originally Posted by Mikecr View Post
It's because the new brass has not yet expanded to the volume of your fireformed -neck only sized brass. This is the reason for fully fireforming, and loading as you intend to, BEFORE attempting any load development with it.
It's ok. You just can't expect much from 'brand new' brass.
What he said.
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