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M1A reloads
Discussion regarding the reloading of ammunition and tuning of loads for accuracy
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PostPosted: Sat Feb 16, 2013 4:49 pm    Post subject: Re: M1A reloads Reply with quote

Elvis' I think it was mostly the dies.
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PostPosted: Sat Feb 16, 2013 5:18 pm    Post subject: Re: M1A reloads Reply with quote

ah well no more issues then Very Happy Very Happy
very pleased you have got it sorted.

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PostPosted: Mon Feb 18, 2013 10:52 pm    Post subject: Re: M1A reloads Reply with quote

Ok, you guys and girls convinced me to give it a try. Lee crimping dies are only $13. Looks like I don't have much to lose. But my recommendation still stands. If you are having a cycling problem, Don't Crimp with those all in one bullet seating and crimping dies.

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PostPosted: Tue Feb 19, 2013 2:15 am    Post subject: Re: M1A reloads Reply with quote

I agree. I only use these all in one bullet seating/crimping in a revolver, never for rifles nor for pistols.
And I'm not such a LEE-fan, but I love their engineers and the solutions they bring. If they would only give some more money to their production people so that they could do a better job.
But I've never heard a complain about their factory crimping die and I think you will love that one too. Just pay attention not to crimp too much. You have your set-up to measure the force to pull the bullet out, I can only trust my feelings and they say that just a tiny little touching of the neck will do. Just try to push the bullet deeper afterwards...

SJ, that's the right attitude: alltough you were totally convinced, you still can open your mind for another religion, welcome in the crimping family. And don't forget: when you're shooting all in 1 hole, you still can try to keep that hole smaller. Some game just need a removal of a tick and when you're good enough, you don't have to kill the animal for that Smile
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PostPosted: Tue Feb 19, 2013 5:12 am    Post subject: Re: M1A reloads Reply with quote

Aloysius wrote:
welcome in the crimping family. And don't forget: when you're shooting all in 1 hole, you still can try to keep that hole smaller.

LOL. Aloys, I love you man!

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PostPosted: Tue Feb 19, 2013 10:44 pm    Post subject: Re: M1A reloads Reply with quote

Aloysius wrote:
welcome in the crimping family. And don't forget: when you're shooting all in 1 hole, you still can try to keep that hole smaller.

LOL. Aloys, I love you man!

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PostPosted: Tue Feb 19, 2013 10:56 pm    Post subject: Re: M1A reloads Reply with quote

ok Slim, I think we got the message the first time.

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PostPosted: Wed Feb 20, 2013 2:28 am    Post subject: Re: M1A reloads Reply with quote

Omi, don't care how many times he says he loves me, I'm not going to drop the soap...

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PostPosted: Wed Feb 20, 2013 3:37 am    Post subject: Re: M1A reloads Reply with quote

I wonder if there is some bug on my computer causing all these repeat posts.The last thing I did when I vivisited this topic was delete another duplication. Dallan?!?!

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PostPosted: Wed Feb 20, 2013 8:38 am    Post subject: Re: M1A reloads Reply with quote

Aloysius wrote:
Omi, don't care how many times he says he loves me, I'm not going to drop the soap...

Smile

Haha Haha Haha Haha

Smart thinking Aloys.

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PostPosted: Sun Feb 24, 2013 7:57 am    Post subject: Re: M1A reloads Reply with quote

I got the Lee crimp dies in. Boy was that easy. Crimping is foolproof! Now, to do some testing.

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