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Old 06-09-2020, 10:18 AM
mr.tickle mr.tickle is offline
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Cases were chamfered and deburred. Ill try backing off the seating die and check back in.
Did just double check they are .323 bullets
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Old 06-09-2020, 01:46 PM
sigman2 sigman2 is offline
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It sounds like your seating die is set too deep and the crimp shoulder is crushing the case.

Unscrew your die half way out. Unscrew the seating stem way out. Place a sized and trimmed case, without a bullet, in the shell holder. Raise the ram. Screw in the die until the crimp shoulder touches the case. Unscrew die 1/2 to 1 turn. Lock in place. Your die is now set for no crimp. Now place a bullet in the case, raise the ram and adjust for your seating depth.

Let us know the outcome.
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Old 06-12-2020, 10:51 AM
mr.tickle mr.tickle is offline
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Yep as some of y'all predicted I had the seating die in too far. Backed it off a rotation and good to go.
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