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My seating die wasn’t right

Discussion in 'Reloading' started by jmccracken1214, Nov 19, 2019.

  1. jmccracken1214

    jmccracken1214 I didn’t learn the first time Supporting Member

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    When I thought it was.. lol

    that ontop of a compressed load and this is what I got.

    who wants to try and fire this new wildcat?
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  2. Jtkazanjian

    Jtkazanjian New Member

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    Time to get the reamer out. And cut a new chamber. What will you name it?
     
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  3. Burt Gummer

    Burt Gummer Nuts Over Lil D. Staff Member Benefactor Charter Life Member Supporting Member

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    You had to have pulled the hell outta that.
     
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    Pink_Vapor Well-Known Member Supporting Member

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    I ain’t sure whitchen section of the four is the worstest.
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    Howland Your daily dose of snark

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    I think everyone here has done that. I hadn't reloaded for rifle in ten or twelve years and the first time I set up rifle dies - Oops.

    On the off chance you haven't already figured it out, your dies are trying to taper crimp while the bullet is still seating deeper. At some point the crimp is so tight, the neck rides down with the bullet as it seats deeper.
     
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    Matt.Cross Well-Known Member Benefactor Charter Life Member

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    That'll buff right out. Fire form that sucker!
     
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    Windini SWDD Charter Life Member

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    .224 Hackley?
    5.56 x 41&1/2 R?
     
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  8. jmccracken1214

    jmccracken1214 I didn’t learn the first time Supporting Member

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    It’s the 223 Kracken
     
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  9. jmccracken1214

    jmccracken1214 I didn’t learn the first time Supporting Member

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    I bet the rim on it is wide enough to chamber in my 6.5 now lol
     
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    You get one of those new style revolver rifles? I’ve heard they are hot sellers in states with mag restrictions.
     
  11. jmccracken1214

    jmccracken1214 I didn’t learn the first time Supporting Member

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    She’s fixed now. Idk why I had that thing so far down.

    It’s been 2-3 years since I loaded for 223. 7ED7890B-88A0-4A71-99A4-B5A643C0B3B5.jpeg
     
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  12. Ikarus1

    Ikarus1 Avtomat Krishna-kov

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    you sure it wasn't a plugged vent hole? I've done that when the lee paste lube clogged the vent before. But yeah, some force was involved.