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seating off the lands

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Unread 08-29-2012, 02:32 AM
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seating off the lands

How do i figure out my oal to get the bullet seated off the lands in My No.1 7 STW? i know i cant reach em with my 100gr sierras but with 168gr matchkings and 140 nosler BT's? Thanks for looking
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    Re: seating off the lands

    One of the easiest ways is to purchase and Over All Length Gauge.

    Something like this one from Midway: Hornady Lock-N-Load Overall Length Gage Bolt Action

    The following article gives a pretty good explaination: Real Guns - Gauging Success - Minimum Headspace and Maximum COL
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