How Much Brass Removed When Uniforming A Primer Pocket?

Discussion in 'Reloading' started by Nitroman, Nov 22, 2011.

  1. Nitroman

    Nitroman Well-Known Member

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    On Winchester .223 brass about 0.06975 grains per case.

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    This is 55.8 grains of shavings from a total of 800 cases. So now you know. [​IMG]
     
  2. Johnboy

    Johnboy Well-Known Member

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    you would think that one day they would do this for us.or at least some of the higher end brass makers would.I hate to do that part of brass prep.just takes to long for the makeings of gooooood ammo.
     

  3. Nitroman

    Nitroman Well-Known Member

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    Yup, even with the drill motor it would take roughly 20 minutes per 100 cases, and this wasn't messing around either. Now I need to trim/chamfer the mouths and deburr the flash holes. Phew! Good thing I work week-on/week-off.:D
     
  4. Mikecr

    Mikecr Well-Known Member

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    Tell you what,, I would relieve y'all of these tasks for ~$25/hr :)
     
  5. Gene

    Gene Well-Known Member

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    Buy Lapua or Norma brass and you can eliminate this task; yes, they are that good.

    On the cheaper brass, I remove just enough to seat the primer firmly. Too much produces loose primer pockets.