Originally Posted by tbrice23
I went with the hornady because I wanted the ability to straighten loaded rounds.
My chrono tells me that if i straighten one that is more than .004 runnout my ES is lower on that round. Therefore neck tention is compromised.
What I have learned is that if I have more than .003 runnout stop and identify and fix the problem rather than straighten.
That being said I think there are probably more precise gauges (neco) that I could have bought.
It is nice to be able to straighten the run out on the loads that are within .002 or .003 for better
accuracy. There is no question In my mind that the best groups/accuracy comes with rounds that have no run out (.000 ) and groups deteriorate an run out increases.
I have found the same thing if I straighten rounds over .004 out the SDs suffer.
I have the Hornady also and like the ability to save some rounds. Buy the gage that has the features that you want. they will all help you to load better ammo.
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