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#6864751 - 08/22/17 07:45 AM stupid relaoding question
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Neck turning, annealing, are these just done once to a case?
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#6864799 - 08/22/17 08:13 AM Re: stupid relaoding question [Re: Buzzsaw]
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Neck turn once, annealing several times there are some that anneal as part of case prep fro every time the case Is reloaded. Did we just create monster? peep


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#6864817 - 08/22/17 08:37 AM Re: stupid relaoding question [Re: Buzzsaw]
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yes but not me, I'd b urn my house down

but then I would get to visit with JG flame
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#6864873 - 08/22/17 09:24 AM Re: stupid relaoding question [Re: Buzzsaw]
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Many suggest annealing only every third or fourth reload. I would be one of the many.
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#6864896 - 08/22/17 09:45 AM Re: stupid relaoding question [Re: Buzzsaw]
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Annealing, I like to do it every 2nd or 3rd loading. I've never neck turned a case, and do not plan to.
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#6864903 - 08/22/17 09:54 AM Re: stupid relaoding question [Re: Buzzsaw]
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I am in the 3 to 4 camp as well. Have gone 5 in some instances. Using the standard dies not bushing or Collet dies I am more apt to anneal at 3 than more
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#6864907 - 08/22/17 09:58 AM Re: stupid relaoding question [Re: Buzzsaw]
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On annealing, it depends on what the caliber is. Smaller calibers and the shorter the neck will need annealing more frequent. 300 WM and 6.5 Creedmoor's will need more annealing than, say a 270 Win would. The 270 has a very long neck, where the 300 WM and 6.5 CM have relatively short necks.
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#6864914 - 08/22/17 10:01 AM Re: stupid relaoding question [Re: Buzzsaw]
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I anneal every firing. I have an AMP and it's easy and super consistent. I've seen with me seating force gauge it is beneficial.

I turn the necks initially...then after 2-3 firings I'll clean them up again if I'm starting to see some variance in my seating forces. I've never done it more than twice on cases that have 10x+ firings on them.
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#6865115 - 08/22/17 12:38 PM Re: stupid relaoding question [Re: Buzzsaw]
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If you are determined to have the best accuracy possible, turn necks one time on new cases. If you have enough brass flow to ever need a second turning discard the case.

If you size a case down to create a new cartridge, turn the necks one time.

Annealing is sort of like checking your auto for oil level and air pressure in the tires. Some people never do and other people are anal about checking.

Next good question might be checking individual case capacity.
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#6865262 - 08/22/17 02:46 PM Re: stupid relaoding question [Re: Buzzsaw]
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Fire two, anneal, fire two, anneal.

I treat everything that way.
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#6869157 - 08/25/17 10:28 PM Re: stupid relaoding question [Re: Buzzsaw]
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I anneal and turn every case neck, but thats because Im using bushing dies.

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#6870317 - 08/27/17 10:59 AM Re: stupid relaoding question [Re: Buzzsaw]
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Originally Posted By: Buzzsaw
Neck turning, annealing, are these just done once to a case?
never stupid ?'s just stupid answers
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#6870341 - 08/27/17 11:19 AM Re: stupid relaoding question [Re: Buzzsaw]
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Ha ha, always Colt45
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#6870358 - 08/27/17 11:31 AM Re: stupid relaoding question [Re: Buzzsaw]
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New brass gets the full Monty once:
Debur flash hole
Uniform primer pocket
Neck turn

After that I anneal every third cycle.
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#6873638 - 08/30/17 10:36 AM Re: stupid relaoding question [Re: cmorsch]
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Originally Posted By: cmorsch
I anneal and turn every case neck, but thats because Im using bushing dies.


it makes for easy & smooth penetration through tight carbide bushing

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