Thread: factory crimp
View Single Post
Old July 25, 2011, 12:16 AM   #4
medalguy
Senior Member
 
Join Date: August 31, 2009
Location: New Mexico
Posts: 1,020
In general, IF you are going to crimp, I'd say use a factory crimp die. That way there's no chance of pushing back the shoulder of a bottlenecked cartridge and collapsing it when crimping. That seems to be a common problem faced by new reloaders from what I've read. In general, most handgun cartridges are crimped, and rifle cartridges used in some autoloaders require a crimp, but not all.
medalguy is offline  
 
Page generated in 0.04984 seconds with 7 queries