Measuring projectiles

Discussion in 'Reloading' started by JAWZ, May 31, 2009.

  1. JAWZ

    JAWZ Well-Known Member

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    How do you guys go about measuring projectiles from the ogive and what tools do you use?
    I have a hornady bullet comparator will this do the job or is there something specific to the task?

    I have heared that you can get a gauge that fits your callipers just for measuring projectile length.

    Thanks for the help

    Andrew
     
  2. britz

    britz Well-Known Member

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    that is what I use.
     

  3. JAWZ

    JAWZ Well-Known Member

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    I'll assume you use nothing then :D.
     
  4. Gene

    Gene Well-Known Member

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    I buy two Davidson nosepieces of same caliber from Sinclair, and mount them on caliper. This will measure bullet bearing lengths accurately.
     
  5. Natty Bumpo

    Natty Bumpo Well-Known Member

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    I use the Hornday bullet comparator that attaches to your caliper. Different inserts for different caliber bullets. I'm pleased with it, but I haven't used anything else to compare it to.
     
  6. JAWZ

    JAWZ Well-Known Member

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    Thanks for all the feedback guys .