I also use the K&M tool.
Most of the brass removal is from the corners of the pocket. They always have a radius to them. I also use it to clean...
You state that "precision is key for me"
In that case, send Whidden 3 cases, fired 3 times in your rifle and he will make you a custom die.
Square IS a value. You want a number, measure the bullet depth, with a comparator, when you get square marks. That is a starting point,...
That is a starting point only, for some shooters.
I was only defining what a square mark is referring to. That was your question.
When the length and width of the rifling marks on the bullet are equal, making a square mark, rather than a rectangular mark.
This sounds like an impossibility.
Brass of smaller dimension won't fit in a chamber. Brass of a larger dimension fits. Somthing bout these...
Glad to see you used the moisture resistant rock. Smart move.
I'm in the drywall business and more and more architects are specing moisture...
Save your coupons for bigger ticket items. JMO
You might try a new Fed. 210m primer, since the one off the floor may have been stepped on, or otherwise damaged.
I get it at the grocery store. HEB in Texas.
I have always heard, not to touch Lapua primer pockets, so I haven't.
You'll be glad you did it.
I use the Sinclair comparator, that attaches to my calipers.
I seat with the L.E. Wilson chamber seater, so there isn't really any difference in...
Good catch SEGARE.
I need to start looking at dates.
I could send an RCBS primer seater.
Just need an address.
What model 45-70 is he shooting?
I really like the Henry!!
Brand new press....a beautiful thing, for sure!
Hope you get your loads to shoot in the tens!
You tumble your smart phone with corn cob?
I tried the Inkzall markers today.
I marked a piece of brass and let it sit for 5 hours. It wiped off easily, using just light finger pressure.
I have the 21st Century and I like it for the light return spring. It gives me a good feel for seating pressure. Stainless construction is strong...
Like you, I mark my cases, when doing load developement. When prepping afterwards, I clean off my markings. Alcohol works great for Sharpie ink....
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