- Aug 23, 2008
- cedar rapids Iowa
I was reloading 20 Norma 7mm cases today and had the head pull off of one. I have had cases stick in dies before and had the rim pull off the case but never the whole head. This one pulled off .376 inches above the rim and .123 inches above the solid head. Was not using a lot of up force on the press handle when it happened. Glad it failed in the resizing die and not the rifle. Had reloaded this particular batch of 20 11 times before today. I ditched the other 19 cases, not worth the risk. Anybody else had this happen?