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  1. To Crimp or not to Crimp

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    I just finished hand loading 300 rounds of SMK 168s @ 41.5 Grains of IMR 4895 in LC brass. Being new to hand loading, I have been placing a med taper crimp on all of my loads; however, I noticed in another string that very few of you guys crimp at all and was wondering why? Do you get better...
  2. 7.62 using crimp with bullett seating on RCBS

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    On my 308 RCBS dies, I was trying to use crimp with bullet seating on regular 2 die set. (Never done it, always seating only). Loading 155 Hornandy AMAX. Set up die per instructions. 1) Can't really tell if getting a crimp. 2) But the die is putting a line (partial cicumference) on the...
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