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First batch is finished!

Discussion in 'Handloading and Reloading' started by Vicious-Peanut, Mar 18, 2008.

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  1. Vicious-Peanut

    Vicious-Peanut Member

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    Well I just made up some .223 loads. 50 gr soft-points and 26 grains of BL-C(2), COL was 2.195". Everything went well except it took three tries to get the seating die where I wanted it (I assume there is better way than guess and check?) Also the crimp die I just put maybe a 1/16th down the case neck. Wasn't to sure where to crimp them. They didn't have cannelure or whatever its called. The die was Lee Factory Crimp.
     
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    Floppy_D Member In Memoriam

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    Sounds good. For seating, I start high and come down a quarter twist at a time until I get the OAL right. Make sure you track your data, so you can remember your favorite loads.
     
  3. Vicious-Peanut

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    Yep, my boxes I picked up to keep them separated while loading had some cards with primer/power/gr/bullet and I plan on filling them out for each load I try.
     
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