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  • Bills Shed's Avatar
    07-14-2018, 06:31 PM
    We gave them a run several years ago. Accuracy was not good. Not going down that route again. Bill
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    07-01-2018, 01:18 AM
    Bills Shed replied to a thread deriming 22lr cases in Swaging
    I would be interested to know your finished diameter of your derimmed brass and the punch size for derimming. I find if I anneal first my derim punch must be far smaller than if unannealed. Also, is the rim all ironed out or do you still have a...
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    06-22-2018, 08:29 PM
    Bills Shed replied to a thread 22lr Pinch Trimming in Swaging
    If you are just trimming off .150" ish I think you may get away with an annealed case but I am making jackets for 35gn soft points so most of the jacket is waste. The cone on my top punch puts a lot of pressure on the jacket so un-annealed is the...
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    06-21-2018, 07:01 PM
    Bills Shed replied to a thread 22lr Pinch Trimming in Swaging
    When I used a pinch trim die,( for 22lr cases) I trimed before annealing. If I trim after annealing the case just crumples under the pressure and the waste metal does not peel away from the top punch. Also after pinch trimming with the brass still...
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Abbreviations used in Reloading

BP Bronze Point IMR Improved Military Rifle PTD Pointed
BR Bench Rest M Magnum RN Round Nose
BT Boat Tail PL Power-Lokt SP Soft Point
C Compressed Charge PR Primer SPCL Soft Point "Core-Lokt"
HP Hollow Point PSPCL Pointed Soft Point "Core Lokt" C.O.L. Cartridge Overall Length
PSP Pointed Soft Point Spz Spitzer Point SBT Spitzer Boat Tail
LRN Lead Round Nose LWC Lead Wad Cutter LSWC Lead Semi Wad Cutter
GC Gas Check