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#6146553 - 01/21/16 10:49 AM Reloading Like A Pro – Tips From Top Precision Rifle Shooters
Mickey Moose Offline
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Thought there was some interesting info in the following article.

http://precisionrifleblog.com/2015/12/31/reloading-tips-from-top-precision-rifle-shooters/

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#6146572 - 01/21/16 11:01 AM Re: Reloading Like A Pro – Tips From Top Precision Rifle Shooters [Re: Mickey Moose]
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Interesting read. I knew most of that but not some of it. But I'm no professional.
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#6146591 - 01/21/16 11:11 AM Re: Reloading Like A Pro – Tips From Top Precision Rifle Shooters [Re: Mickey Moose]
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Same here. The most interesting to me was the charts.
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#6146774 - 01/21/16 12:35 PM Re: Reloading Like A Pro – Tips From Top Precision Rifle Shooters [Re: Mickey Moose]
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i wish they'd put the last factoid bit
closer to the front of the article.

that the ones who did the best shot
more rounds of ammo

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#6147171 - 01/21/16 03:30 PM Re: Reloading Like A Pro – Tips From Top Precision Rifle Shooters [Re: Mickey Moose]
Dien Offline
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Interesting. I wonder how often they turn the necks though.

Also, he didn't ask about deburring the flash hole.

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#6147590 - 01/21/16 07:02 PM Re: Reloading Like A Pro – Tips From Top Precision Rifle Shooters [Re: Dien]
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Originally Posted By: Dien
Interesting. I wonder how often they turn the necks though.

Also, he didn't ask about deburring the flash hole.


I would think once would be sufficient, but if they're annealing and getting a lot of firings per case, they may clean them up occasionally.
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#6147998 - 01/21/16 09:40 PM Re: Reloading Like A Pro – Tips From Top Precision Rifle Shooters [Re: Mickey Moose]
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I know a few on that list that don't turn but can understand why some do.
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#6148479 - 01/22/16 08:43 AM Re: Reloading Like A Pro – Tips From Top Precision Rifle Shooters [Re: Mickey Moose]
Dien Offline
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Forgot to ask if they lube the necks with graphite before seating bullets too.

So much voodoo out there.

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#6148607 - 01/22/16 09:37 AM Re: Reloading Like A Pro – Tips From Top Precision Rifle Shooters [Re: Mickey Moose]
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I really like Precision Rifle Blog. He has lots of good information on there. I hadn't seen this article yet though, pretty interesting.

I neck turn, uniform primer pockets, and use a Chargemaster throwing charges. A friend of mine just got a Benchsource annealing machine, and he swears it has tightened things up on all his rifles. He anneals brass on everything now. He has done some for me as well, and I think and annealing machine is going to be the next piece of reloading equipment I purchase.

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#6150406 - 01/23/16 10:55 AM Re: Reloading Like A Pro – Tips From Top Precision Rifle Shooters [Re: Mickey Moose]
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53% of PRS shooters turn their case necks- no way.
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#6150472 - 01/23/16 11:50 AM Re: Reloading Like A Pro – Tips From Top Precision Rifle Shooters [Re: ChadTRG42]
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Originally Posted By: ChadTRG42
53% of PRS shooters turn their case necks- no way.


Ain't nobody got time for that!!!

Gonna lose brass on the "brass eating" stages anyway.
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#6150920 - 01/23/16 06:05 PM Re: Reloading Like A Pro – Tips From Top Precision Rifle Shooters [Re: FiremanJG]
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Originally Posted By: FiremanJG
Originally Posted By: ChadTRG42
53% of PRS shooters turn their case necks- no way.


Ain't nobody got time for that!!!

Gonna lose brass on the "brass eating" stages anyway.



OH HELL NO !!!!!
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#6151226 - 01/23/16 09:10 PM Re: Reloading Like A Pro – Tips From Top Precision Rifle Shooters [Re: ChadTRG42]
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Originally Posted By: ChadTRG42
53% of PRS shooters turn their case necks- no way.


I was shocked by that statistic too...but I thought well this is the top 100 in the country, maybe???
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