RLP 077 starting over, kinda bottleneck

Hello, and welcome to the Reloading Podcast here on the Firearms Radio network.   Tonight we continue the bottleneck cartridge reloading process.

  1. Reloading Podcast 058 for equipment
  2. Inspect the brass
  3. Clean the brass
  4. Resize the brass
  5. Trim the brass

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RLP 035 - Case Prep

Tonight we are covering case prep for the beginner.  this includes resizing and depriming, trimming to correct length, and what press and dies, or does it really honestly make a difference? equipment discussed in this episode:

Bonanza/Forster Co-Ax press, Lee Turret press, RCBS stuck case kit, Worlds Finest trimmer .308, Lee trimmer & Lee length gauge .308, Frankford Arsenal Platinum Series Case Trim and Prep Center System.

 

Anthony Gorman's "bootleg" case lube

 

IMR 4895 was the powder Jim talked about for .308 target ammo

 

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RLP 010-Charging the Case

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Today Jim and Mike talk about the steps involved in charging the case. What does charging the case mean?

What safety issues are there?

Does consistency really matter when it comes to a tenth of a grain?

Lee Perfect powder Measure

Lee Powder measure kit (dippers)

Lee Safety Powder Scale

Hornady GS-1500

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RLP 009 - Priming

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Today Jim and Mike cover primers and priming the case. And we have Mace Ward from Team KLR Defensive Concepts joining in for a bit today.What to use for cleaning out the primer pockets?

Pocket cleaning tools

L.E. Wilson deburring tool

what tools for seating primers?

Sinclair priming tool

Lee Auto Prime XR and Lee primer shellholders

RCBS Auto Priming tool

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RLP 005 - Case Prep

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Jim and Mike talk about the process for case prep today. Inspect the cases

  • Check for neck damage
  • Check case for dents

Clean the cases

Decide to deprime before cleaning?  Lee Precision Decapping Die

How to clean?

  • Style of cleaning: Wet vs Dry…

Soaking  Lemi-shine and Dawn, or other metal polish…

Power: Vibration vs Sonic vs Stainless tumbling

Vibration, Hornady M-2Lyman 2200, Lyman various sizes

Media Walnut materialLyman tumbling media

Sonic, Hornady Lock N Load Sonic,RCBS Ultrasonic

Stainless, Thumler's Tumbler setHornady Sidewinder

Trim cases to proper length after resizing

Check case length

“AR .30-06” thread in The Reloading Room link:The Reloading Room AR .30-06