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Old December 26, 2011, 06:18 PM   #1
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Neck turning?

I have been reading, and a few guys have suggested, that I turn the necks on my 22-250 and 30-06 brass. How many of you do this and do you see a noticeable difference in accuracy? Does each case only need turned one time, or multiple times as they are reloaded? Just wonder if its really worth my time. I will only be loading up 20 or so of each at a time and I am looking to get the best possible performance out of these loads.
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Old December 26, 2011, 06:45 PM   #2
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They will only need it if one side of the neck is thicker than the other.

Win or Rem brass will need it almost certainly.

If you turn necks, sort by weight, and cull non concentric brass, you can eliminate flyers.
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Old December 26, 2011, 06:54 PM   #3
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In my benchrest gun (243ack) I turn my necks because I have a tight-neck chamber. All other guns I turn the necks just to remove the high spots and thats it. I only turn them once.
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Old December 26, 2011, 07:25 PM   #4
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If you are looking to maximize the performance of your rifle, neck turning and other case preparation steps should be considered. There is a very good article on case preparation from Precision Shooting

http://www.6mmbr.com/jgcaseprep.html
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Old December 27, 2011, 09:16 AM   #5
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Outside Neck Turning-Testing will tell if its worth it.

Turning & sort by weight can make groups smaller. With thinner neck walls, bushing dies may be needed. Turning/bushing dies = no expander needed = better. But most standard dies will still work as they overwork the brass most times.
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Old December 27, 2011, 09:42 AM   #6
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Thank for all the info guys!
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