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Old 06-24-2013, 11:34 PM
bushlover bushlover is offline
Join Date: May 2007
Location: Calgary
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Default Check brass in your rifle after re-sizing.

Am totally new to reloading and have read various manuals on how to set your dies. Set the dies and proceeded to load 65 rounds in 5 round groups with two powders and 1/2 grain increments. Took them out to my parents to see what type of groups I could get. Could not close bolt all the way when I chambered them. Tried it in my son's rifle (both 7-08) with same results. Read the Hornady pamphlet that came with the dies and saw they recommended contact with die and bushing (no back off 1/4 turn). Pulled de-capping pin up and resized, chambers nicely now. Lesson learned:
**Always try a case in your rifle when you set your dies up before loading**
Oh well, could have been worse I guess.
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