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    01-15-2018, 07:06 PM replied to a thread Finallychecking in Gas Checks
    Hi Wallace Yes I did and have now replied
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    12-29-2017, 07:35 PM replied to a thread how big is too big? in Gas Checks
    The problem you may have is with the as is check expanding the case neck too much. Your rifle may not allow the case to chamber if it's too big. Also the the check would act as a neck expander to the case. The only part holding tight will be the...
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    12-23-2017, 10:06 AM
    The Barrel is still good. The threaded part of the breach block is broken off in the threaded part of the barrel. The breach block is the bad part. Man that is unheard of.
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    12-23-2017, 09:46 AM
    You could try gas checks intended for plain bases. They are thin ( usually .004 pop cans to .006 from other scources) They size on to the base. They may allow a increase in speed and less leading.
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    12-23-2017, 09:36 AM
    I ran into this problem a while ago. The bulge was sometimes big enough to prevent chambering when I used the larger dia bullets. I found a way to create the step pictured above. I have a old Redding case trimmer that uses a collet type head and you...
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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