When to anneal?


Well-Known Member
Jul 27, 2001
If using a collet or bushing die, you may never need to anneal. Best to leave at the factory levels as much as possible. If you start to get neck splits after a bunch of firings, then consider annealing.

Good luck with your shoot. What load are you going to use?



Well-Known Member
Mar 19, 2002
Prince George British Columbia
I am getting ready for a 1000yd. shoot and just got in a batch of Winchester brass for my 300 win mag. After I prep ie: fireform, flashholes, primerpockets, neck size, trim, turn necks and weigh. Would it be benificial to anneal at this point or is this something one does after several firings?

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