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Old January 12, 2000, 09:45 AM   #1
TZEAZAS
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I recently bought some copper plated 9MM
125 grain rn. To reload with.

My ? is that the crimp line is almost Impossile to see, after the plating was put on.

Any ideas on getting the correct depth!
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Old January 12, 2000, 10:02 AM   #2
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Nominal OAL should be around 1.15 inches. But you should verify that length in the bullet manufactures manual.

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Old January 12, 2000, 12:44 PM   #3
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There is rarely, if ever, a "crimp line" on bullets meant to be taper crimped. You should use a caliper to adjust and occassionally check your OAL. And that length should be based on the mfg.'s data as Joe stated.
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