You're right about the bullet diameter of .224, but a more common cartridge fired from MUCH closer range. I strongly recommend that you watch the...
Two choices. Turn virgin brass before first firing, or run through non-bushing F/L die at anytime after that and then turn.
That small donut at the neck shoulder junction is very desirable in a bolt gun. It accomplishes two important functions.
First, it provides a gas...
Well Bigguy, I imagine you're probably amazed by almost anything. If you choose to do business with them, that's your issue. I merely reported the...
I suugested to him that the remedies you suggest would be "good business practice". My suggestion fell on deaf ears.
The point of the thread is that it was "represented to be" a new barrel. The heavily pitted 6Creedmoor barrel looked the same through a borescope...
Borescope did NOT look new. No case/extraction issues. 155gr fmj and 168gr SMK, same result.
You would guess correctly.
Cutting off and re-crowning would also require re-threading, all cost prohibitive.
I did bore scope it. Heavily pitted most of length with noticeable copper fouling. This before I mounted it. Savage will not warranty any barrel...
A painful lesson I have learned too often. But senility cases me learn it repeatedly.
I recently purchased my first, and last Savage Takeoff Barrel from Northland Shooters Supply.
Attached you will see two images. These targets...
I would not recommend the Redding straight FL die. Like most manufacturer's F/L dies , the neck is too narrow and will overwork the brass. A...
Redding Type-S Neck sizing die, 20 Vartarg.
Used, as new condition.
$69 shipped USPS MO, CONUS, no trades, no PP.
(the opening is large enough...
What does the .200 datum web diameter measure after sizing in this die?
I'm going the same route because I'm tired of necking down.
Try the 75gr ELD-M. Low cost, high BC.
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