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#6167264 - 02/02/16 11:19 PM Resizing primed cases ?
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Apparently a while back I must have not resized some new 10mm brass I bought. Got a new Wilson case gauge and started putting some of my loads through it. All once fired we're golden. Then I hit a batch that seemed bulged. All same headstamp of new bag of Jeagemann brass. Nor resizing only thing I can think of and truly can't recall doing it. Is there a safe way to resize primed brass after I pull the bullets and powder ? Thanks for any scoop

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#6167281 - 02/03/16 12:08 AM Re: Resizing primed cases ? [Re: Murphscout]
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Take your decapper out of your die and get after it.
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#6167284 - 02/03/16 12:39 AM Re: Resizing primed cases ? [Re: Murphscout]
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That's what I was thinking but didn't want to make any (more) dumb mistakes.

Thanks

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#6167646 - 02/03/16 09:51 AM Re: Resizing primed cases ? [Re: Murphscout]
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I wear eye protection and ear plugs when I do this. I also tell my wife that a bang isn't an accident. Knock on wood, I've never had a primer ignite when resizing.
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#6167789 - 02/03/16 10:52 AM Re: Resizing primed cases ? [Re: Murphscout]
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That is good to know. I purchased some 308 150gr spitzer that feels like you need a press to put in chamber. Thought I'd pull apart, ck powder wt. then resize without decapper pin.
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#6172797 - 02/07/16 09:25 AM Re: Resizing primed cases ? [Re: Murphscout]
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Put on your safety gear......welding gloves, reflective safety vest, and hard hat.


Edited by parisite (02/07/16 09:26 AM)
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#6173967 - 02/08/16 06:35 AM Re: Resizing primed cases ? [Re: Murphscout]
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