Orion, are you a handloader ?
Problem w/ 38SP in a `73 Win is that the OAL must be 1.53+(sometimes ++) in order not to jam feeding into the action.
I've found that MagTech...
Pull the seating stem out, chuck in in a drill,
and take some 220 wet/dry (oiled) sandpaper
to the inner contour/edge of the cup.
Round it out...
Where would you put TriStar/Armsan in that mix?
(For the record I have multiple Model-12s, ditto Rem 1100s and 870s (Express & Wing), an early...
At two rounds/min w/o the primer feed, I don't need it.
As to less expensive/non-adjustable -- repent at leisure (but I said that :cool:)
There is nothing that cannot be bought more cheaply in haste :scrutiny:
...and regretted later...
MEC 600(JR-type) -- single stage -- since 1970
(On 2nd one now since things get "lost" in 34 years of military moves)
Over ~1st 5-10...
Standard GUNK Carburetor Parts Cleaner.
Soak it overnight.
Dry patch it.
Hie thee to a LGS and get RCBS Case lube to start.
Next thing if that doesn't work, get rid of that SB die.
(You don't/never did need it) ;)
That has nothing to do with residual lube 'on' [the outside of] the case.
(which is what I presumed was the point of the OP)
If we're into...
It the words of the original Dirty Harry film...
"I gotsta know..."
How in the world does case sizing lube ever come in contact with powder ?
Are you serious? :thumbdown: o_O :ninja:
postscript for the Peanut Gallery: How did that end cap not come straight
back to take the shooter's...
Normal (not "goopy") clean residual sizing lube on cases is not only no problem, but actually beneficial to function.
(and no, it's not going to...
I'm not seeing the soot that I normally associate with a pierced primer.
That, and absolutely soft primer edges make me wonder if pierced at all....
In the Brave New World,
Truth is no defense . . .
Anything it wants....:confused:
I've shot Speer 180 HotCors sized to 357/356, and cast all the way up to 358...
BP -- after being burned -- leaves salts which readily absorb moisture/turn corrosive.
Unburned BP is only slightly prone to humidity absorption....
Skeet w/ a 410.
A man's game...
w/ a boy's gun.
(for those of you bored w/ 100 straight) :rofl: :confused: :cuss:
Coke can and scissors.
(FWIW: even keeping full powder container still doesn't do as well as a good baffle)
Powder coat it....
:neener: :thumbup: :rofl:
(I suggest Eastwood Sour Apple Translucent Green)
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