Roll sizing

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  1. falconew

    falconew Happy to be here Supporting Member

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    Anyone here do it? Been thinking about getting one. Pros cons? What do you got. Why you like it.
     
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    Sleipnir Not who you think I am

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    I did it in the past when I shot in competition. I used a Case-Pro. It does a very good job. Better than any sizing die.
     
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    ^^^^ what he said

    Also get a case feeder or you'll spend 90% of your time hand-loading brass into the feed tube.
     
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    Wolffy Make ready. Charter Member Life Member

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    Wolffy Make ready. Charter Member Life Member

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    And yes it makes a difference when reloading. Machine doesn’t work as hard as case is pre sized.
     
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    falconew Happy to be here Supporting Member

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    I have my dillon case feeder for my 650
     
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    Sleipnir Not who you think I am

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    That’s exactly what I did.
     
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    Now to try and find a used one.
     
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    I roll size everything, for reasons Wolffy mentioned.
     
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    we used to roll size 38super but sometimes the primers would fall out after priming
     
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    what machine do you have?
     
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    @JimB Thanks again for the invite to come down and try out your roll sizer. Great hanging out with you.
     
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    JimB Picking it up slowly. Benefactor Charter Life Member

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    Had a good time AND got to the mall in time!
     
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    that’s a good thing. Lol
     
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    How old was the brass?

    I’ve been roll-sizing 38 SC with no issues as of yet with several reloadings and loading them with 124 Gr HP to 1375 fps


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    JimB Picking it up slowly. Benefactor Charter Life Member

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    I don’t know how roll sizing would cause that.
     
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    Agreed, from what I know. Loose primer pockets are a sign of worn out brass or over pressured rounds.


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    I dont know but they never fell out til we started roll sizing. I went back to just using a non chamfered sizing die from RCBS or Redding. I cant remember which.
     
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    Roll Sizer, commercial machine
     
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