What size bushing for .338 Edge/Bertram brass

Discussion in 'Extreme Long Range Hunting & Shooting (ELR)' started by joe0121, Nov 21, 2013.

  1. joe0121

    joe0121 Well-Known Member

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    I have 50 pieces of Bertram brass. When a 300 smk is seating the case neck thickness is .364 would I use a .361 or .362 bushing? Also where can I find said bushing in stock.
     
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    joe0121 Well-Known Member

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    Really only .001 smaller? Not doubting you but I always thought you wanted .002-.003 of "Neck tension"
     
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    I like tighter necks to hold bullets better. Especially if the gun has a magazine or loaded with the bullets in the rifling. I don't like the bullets to move from recoil or get stuck in the barrel. In benchrest shooting; most of the time more tension gives better accuracy at 1000. I would buy a .361 and a .362 and try the .361 first and see how the gun shoots. Matt
     
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    yama49 Well-Known Member

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    I am just telling you what shawn, is telling people to use.. can't hurt having .002 tension imo
     
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    I appreciate the input guys. I ordered a .361 as that all I could find in stock.