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Headspace Guage
Discussion regarding the reloading of ammunition and tuning of loads for accuracy
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PostPosted: Fri Dec 19, 2008 10:24 pm    Post subject: Headspace Guage Reply with quote

Have a look at this tool from Innovative Technologies. Looks like it would be a very useful addition to any reloading bench.

Digital Headspace Gauge

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PostPosted: Fri Dec 19, 2008 11:36 pm    Post subject: Re: Headspace Guage Reply with quote

Hey Vince

Well I've got a question right away. You adjust the screws in to hit the case on the datum point



So if you move it to measure some other case, say going from 22-250 case to 338 RUM, then how do you return to the exact same place on the 22-250 case head next time? You won't be able to duplicate the exact same placement of the screws again.

I use the Hornady with the bushing and they bushing is not going to change in size and I write it down and keep the measurement on my spreadsheet so I don't have to actually set the rifle up and check for the amount of crush fit. I can size the case using the previous measurement.

Also, it will not check the headspace until you fire form the case, just like the Hornady.

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PostPosted: Sat Dec 20, 2008 2:15 am    Post subject: Re: Headspace Guage Reply with quote

Gidday Woods, how are you mate.

I've never actually seen or used this gauge mate, so I can't answer your question. What I will say though is that this company has a pretty good reputation and I can't imagine that they would produce a tool that would not do as they claim. Although, I suppose anything is possible.

When I received the email showing this tool I thought that it would be of interest to other Nutters.

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PostPosted: Sat Dec 20, 2008 4:59 am    Post subject: Re: Headspace Guage Reply with quote

I have a RCBS case gauge and what I did was turn a template for each of the calibers I reload and use them to set the gauge up before use. I would imagine this would work for this item also.

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PostPosted: Sat Dec 20, 2008 5:06 pm    Post subject: Re: Headspace Guage Reply with quote

I always thought that my "headspace" is two boxes of tissues..
I found out when I got the flu last year.. Yuck if you could see what came out..

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