What lube for case mouths?

Discussion in 'Reloading' started by Moman, Mar 27, 2008.

  1. Moman

    Moman Well-Known Member

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    What lube are you guys using inside the case mouth when resizing? I usually use the Mica dry lube but the cases squeel a bit. I have always heard that case lube can contaminate the powder charge.
     
  2. boomtube

    boomtube Well-Known Member

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    I use Mica too. Don't much care if the necks squeal a little, just don't want to hear of a lot of it.
     

  3. Winchester 69

    Winchester 69 Well-Known Member

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    A very light smear of Imperial. No problem with contamination.
     
  4. davewilson

    davewilson Well-Known Member

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    i don't think many size on the inside of the neck.
     
  5. MagnumManiac

    MagnumManiac Well-Known Member

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    I use powdered graphite when I'm using 'standard' dies,a small amount on a case neck brush is ample,just make sure you tap off any excess.This won't contaminate powder or primers.
    I also polish my expanders down to .002" smaller than bullet diameter.This amount of neck tension has worked for my 'standard' hunting rifles.
    My long range/target rifles use very different processes to this,neck bushing dies etc.
    MagnumManiac
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  6. JeffVN

    JeffVN Well-Known Member

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    Imperial.

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  7. Yotecallr

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    Mica from Midway.