#### QuietTexan

##### Well-Known Member

There are two separate and distinct seating depth tests, and Berger recommends BOTH of them depending on the ogive profile. Berger recommends two ladders for secant ogives, on for bench and one for the field (where filling up an action with powder could be hazardous):

For Hybrid or tangent ogives start at 0.015" off the lands, and back out in 0.005" intervals.

Target:

1. .010 into (touching) the lands (jam) 6

2. .040 off the lands (jump)

3. .080 off the lands (jump)

4. .120 off the lands (jump)

Field:

1. .010 off the lands (jump)

2. .050 off the lands (jump)

3. .090 off the lands (jump)

4. .130 off the lands (jump)

For Hybrid or tangent ogives start at 0.015" off the lands, and back out in 0.005" intervals.

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