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Weight sorting brass Questions?

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Old 12-20-2006, 12:21 AM
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Weight sorting brass Questions?

Do you weight sort before or after case prep?
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Old 12-20-2006, 01:17 AM
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Re: Weight sorting brass Questions?

Both, mostly to see what differance it makes. Usually very little. To be safe, I sort what I am going to group together after I prep them. Neck turn, uniform primer pockets and debur flash holes. Thats just what wurkz for me.
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Please just answer one very simple question. Why would anyone shooting long range load a low BC , low SD 168 gr offering in a 300 win???????

My answer to this is. The only reason is to make the 7 RM look good. There is no other reason.

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Old 12-20-2006, 05:19 AM
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Re: Weight sorting brass Questions?

If I were going to sort brass by weight, I would do so after all prepping was completed.
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Old 12-20-2006, 06:31 AM
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Re: Weight sorting brass Questions?

After fireforming, I check H2O capacity of each case, and toss those out of the norm.
I weigh beforehand only when there is a lot of work in preps(like neck turning, annealing, etc)to follow... Only to reduce wasted efforts overall.

But who knows, weighing in itself may be wasted effort.
I know capacity checks are not.
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Old 12-20-2006, 12:14 PM
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Re: Weight sorting brass Questions?

After... I believe your results are more realistic once you have removed all of the "extra" brass... Primer pocket, flash hole, case length and neck thickness. What’s left is more likely to effect case volume
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