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#6988582 - 12/08/17 12:31 PM size then trim
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what do you feel the best way to go...size then trim or trim then size
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#6988602 - 12/08/17 12:47 PM Re: size then trim [Re: BassCat'99]
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Size then trim all day.
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#6988609 - 12/08/17 12:50 PM Re: size then trim [Re: BassCat'99]
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You have to Size the Brass before you Trim it.

Measure a piece before you size it and then afterwards.

You will notice that it increased in length. (In most cases)

If it is still in Spec, you do not have to trim it if you don't want to.

A lot of people trim to a set length each time to keep everything consistent.



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#6988619 - 12/08/17 12:55 PM Re: size then trim [Re: BassCat'99]
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That's what I've been doing but had a brain lapse and wondered about it. need a life.
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#6989735 - 12/09/17 12:02 PM Re: size then trim [Re: BassCat'99]
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Yes, always, size then trim.
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#6993848 - 12/12/17 05:21 PM Re: size then trim [Re: BassCat'99]
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reminds me of a disagreement between myself and a friend. He said he sorts by weight first thing when opening a new box of Laupa brass. I size trim turn necks and check primer pockets then sort by weight. He says I'm doing it wrong.

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#6994171 - 12/12/17 08:44 PM Re: size then trim [Re: 686ppp]
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Originally Posted By: 686ppp
reminds me of a disagreement between myself and a friend. He said he sorts by weight first thing when opening a new box of Laupa brass. I size trim turn necks and check primer pockets then sort by weight. He says I'm doing it wrong.


You are the correct one. Your friend is wrong.
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