Bullet Runout

Discussion in 'Reloading' started by gunaddict62791, Jan 28, 2011.

  1. gunaddict62791

    gunaddict62791 Member

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    Looking into getting a concentricity gauge, which one do you use/recommend.

    For now i just use the redneck method to measuring bullet runout. All i do is look in my ammo box of 50 and if all i have left is 10 i know im about to runout:)
     
  2. frequent misser

    frequent misser Well-Known Member

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    I have a sinclair and really like it. It is fully adjustable so it can measure just about any round you can come up with.
     

  3. flashhole

    flashhole Well-Known Member

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    I picked up the Forster tool over Christmas and it works well but requires the use of their pilots to check neck wall thickness. The pilots have to be purchased separately.
     
  4. Boss Hoss

    Boss Hoss Well-Known Member

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  5. flashhole

    flashhole Well-Known Member

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    That H&H looks like a nice product. How much did that set you back?
     
  6. Harvey/ Ga

    Harvey/ Ga Member

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    Depends on how much you want to spend. Sinclair International sells them. I have an old Bonanza (now Forester)gauge that works with most cartridges. Hornady also makes one that's a bit easier to setup the dial indicator then the Forester.
     
  7. flashhole

    flashhole Well-Known Member

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    That's my gripe about the Forster tool too. They could have done a much better job with the gage setup.
     
  8. CogburnR

    CogburnR Well-Known Member

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    I bought the Hornady unit. It works pretty well and straightens runout too.
     
  9. Trickymissfit

    Trickymissfit Well-Known Member

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    A NECO is the best. Uses a better indicator setup, and allows you to use wand type indicators which are of a much higher quality.
    gary
     
  10. lever-hed

    lever-hed Well-Known Member

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    it costs too much, don't worry about it..
     
  11. flashhole

    flashhole Well-Known Member

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    dirtbag is right, the NECO is a good solution but it is pricey.