HuntingNut
HuntingNut
   Login or Register
HomeCommunity ForumsPhoto AlbumsRegister
     
 

User Info

Welcome Anonymous


Membership:
Latest: Yt_Nelson
New Today: 0
New Yesterday: 0
Overall: 12383

People Online:
Members: 0
Visitors: 203
BOT: 3
Total: 206
Who Is Where:
 Visitors:
01: Forums
02: Forums
03: Forums
04: Your Account
05: Photo Albums
06: Forums
07: Forums
08: Photo Albums
09: Forums
10: Forums
11: Forums
12: Forums
13: Photo Albums
14: Forums
15: Forums
16: Photo Albums
17: Photo Albums
18: Forums
19: Forums
20: Forums
21: Photo Albums
22: Photo Albums
23: Forums
24: Forums
25: Forums
26: Forums
27: Forums
28: Forums
29: Forums
30: Forums
31: Photo Albums
32: Forums
33: Forums
34: Forums
35: Forums
36: Your Account
37: Forums
38: Forums
39: Photo Albums
40: Forums
41: Forums
42: Forums
43: Forums
44: Forums
45: Your Account
46: Forums
47: Forums
48: Forums
49: News
50: Forums
51: Forums
52: Forums
53: Forums
54: Photo Albums
55: Photo Albums
56: Forums
57: Forums
58: Forums
59: Forums
60: Forums
61: Forums
62: Forums
63: Forums
64: Forums
65: Photo Albums
66: Forums
67: Forums
68: Forums
69: Photo Albums
70: Forums
71: Home
72: Forums
73: Photo Albums
74: Forums
75: Forums
76: Forums
77: Forums
78: Forums
79: Forums
80: Forums
81: Forums
82: Forums
83: Forums
84: Forums
85: Forums
86: Forums
87: Forums
88: Forums
89: Forums
90: Forums
91: Forums
92: Photo Albums
93: Forums
94: Forums
95: Forums
96: Forums
97: Forums
98: Forums
99: Forums
100: Forums
101: Forums
102: Forums
103: Photo Albums
104: Photo Albums
105: Forums
106: Photo Albums
107: Photo Albums
108: Photo Albums
109: Forums
110: Photo Albums
111: Your Account
112: Your Account
113: Forums
114: Forums
115: Forums
116: Forums
117: Forums
118: Forums
119: Forums
120: Forums
121: Photo Albums
122: Forums
123: Forums
124: Forums
125: Photo Albums
126: Forums
127: Forums
128: Photo Albums
129: Forums
130: Photo Albums
131: Forums
132: Forums
133: Your Account
134: Forums
135: Forums
136: Forums
137: Photo Albums
138: Forums
139: Forums
140: Forums
141: Forums
142: Forums
143: Forums
144: Your Account
145: Forums
146: Photo Albums
147: Forums
148: Forums
149: Forums
150: Forums
151: Forums
152: Your Account
153: Forums
154: Forums
155: Forums
156: Photo Albums
157: Your Account
158: Forums
159: Your Account
160: Forums
161: Forums
162: Photo Albums
163: Forums
164: Forums
165: Forums
166: Forums
167: Forums
168: Forums
169: Photo Albums
170: Forums
171: Forums
172: Home
173: Photo Albums
174: Photo Albums
175: Photo Albums
176: Forums
177: Your Account
178: Forums
179: Forums
180: Forums
181: Photo Albums
182: Forums
183: Forums
184: Forums
185: Forums
186: Photo Albums
187: Forums
188: Photo Albums
189: Photo Albums
190: Forums
191: Forums
192: Forums
193: Forums
194: Your Account
195: Forums
196: Forums
197: Forums
198: Forums
199: Forums
200: Forums
201: Forums
202: Photo Albums
203: Forums
  BOT:
01: Forums
02: Photo Albums
03: Forums

Staff Online:

No staff members are online!
 

Coppermine Stats
Photo Albums
 Albums: 312
 Pictures: 2417
  · Views: 250269
  · Votes: 1255
  · Comments: 86
 

Support our Advertisers

RCBS carbide die question
Discussion regarding the reloading of ammunition and tuning of loads for accuracy
Post new topic   Reply to topic   Printer Friendly Page    Forum Index » Reloading Ammunition

View previous topic :: View next topic  
Author Message
tlo7mm
Super Member
Super Member


Joined: Nov 15, 2010
Posts: 419
Location: Oregon

PostPosted: Wed Apr 17, 2013 11:13 pm    Post subject: RCBS carbide die question Reply with quote

So i finally aquired enough brass for my 40sw to consider reloading for it. I also aquired about 300 bullets which I know some of you guys are saying that isn't much. I know its not but since it is pert near impossible to find 40 sw anything right now i would say that is a damn good start. Anyway I was depriming my brass and I noticed that the brass that had been shot through my 40 (Smith & Wesson SD40 VE) seemed to be shaved near the base. What i am saying is that when I ran those brass through my carbide die i found that there was brass shavings left over. Now in defense of my firearm, I have nothing to compare it to since the ammo I have ran through it is of one brand. I have not been able to try any others and decap them so I am not sure if it is the brass or only brass that has been fired through my gun. The brass is CBC/Magtech. I was just reading though that this brass is heavier walled than most any other, would that have anything to do with it?

_________________
"If someone has a gun and is trying to kill you, it would be reasonable to shoot back with your own gun." ~ The Dalai Lama
Never ascribe to malice that which is adequately explained by incompetence. - Napoleon Bonaparte
The wisdom of man never yet contrived a system of taxation that would operate with perfect equality. - Andrew Jackson
Patriotism is supporting your country all the time, and your government when it deserves it. - Mark Twain
Back to top
View user's profile
SingleShotLover
Super Member
Super Member


Joined: Dec 26, 2007
Posts: 924
Location: Illinois

PostPosted: Thu Apr 18, 2013 4:54 am    Post subject: Re: RCBS carbide die question Reply with quote

Hmmm...all of my carbide dies have a slight radius to their mouths for ease of feeding. I would think that it would take very thick (or overly expanded) cases to actually shave brass. Is it all the way around the cases or only on one side? I have seen it happen on only one side if the die and shellholder aren't in near-perfect alignment.

_________________
If you can't hit it with one, you probably can't with two either!

The biggest problem with a closed mind is that it never seems to come with a closed mouth.

SSL
Back to top
View user's profile Photo Gallery
Bushmaster
Super Member
Super Member


Joined: Jun 12, 2005
Posts: 10186
Location: Ava, Missouri

PostPosted: Thu Apr 18, 2013 8:30 am    Post subject: Re: RCBS carbide die question Reply with quote

Photos please...

_________________
I have one nerve left and yer standin' on it...

DEMOCRACY Two wolves and one sheep voting on what to have for lunch...
LIBERTY A well armed sheep contesting the outcome of the vote...
Back to top
View user's profile
Pumpkinslinger
Super Member
Super Member


Joined: Sep 22, 2007
Posts: 4345
Location: NC foothills

PostPosted: Thu Apr 18, 2013 4:53 pm    Post subject: Re: RCBS carbide die question Reply with quote

I've never seen, nor would I ever expect to, brass shavings from resizing. I'd check the die and carbide ring inside for a sharp edge. I'm with Bushy, some pics might help.

_________________
Mike

"I ain't no better than anyone else, and there ain't no one better than me!" Ma Kettle

Back to top
View user's profile AIM Address Yahoo Messenger Photo Gallery
terry264
Member
Member


Joined: Apr 02, 2005
Posts: 85
Location: Eastern-North Central West Virginia

PostPosted: Thu Apr 18, 2013 10:05 pm    Post subject: Re: RCBS carbide die question Reply with quote

+1 single shot lover, sounds like the shellholder to me too. Also checked and there is .016" diff. in diameter of the rim. So that #6 holder is probably not centering up properly. Could break a decap pin too. So, tlo7 you had probably better try another brand holder and don't forget to reset that die to the different shellholder. Carbide should be set to clear a sheet of paper at full upward stroke but you probably already know that. Good luck. Terry
Back to top
View user's profile
Display posts from previous:   
Post new topic   Reply to topic   Printer Friendly Page    Forum Index » Reloading Ammunition
Page 1 of 1
All times are GMT - 7 Hours



Jump to:  


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot vote in polls in this forum
You cannot attach files in this forum
You can download files in this forum


Advertisements
 


Valid CSS! Valid HTML 4.01!
Click to check if this page is realy HTML 4.01 compliant for speed :)

All logos and trademarks in this site are property of HuntingNut.com.
The comments are property of their posters, all the rest © 2011 by HuntingNut.com
Interactive software released under GNU GPL, Code Credits, Privacy Policy

.: Upgraded to DragonFly 9.2 by Dizfunkshunal :.