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Old 12-18-2011, 18:42   #1
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Crimping - You're doing it wrong:

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Old 12-18-2011, 18:43   #2
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Are those plated bullets?
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Old 12-18-2011, 18:55   #3
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Old 12-18-2011, 19:08   #4
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If I can see even the slightest mark I back off.
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Old 12-18-2011, 19:08   #5
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I'd say your doing it right...just a tad too much.
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Old 12-18-2011, 19:09   #6
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Did you have the machine set for 38's and loaded 357's?
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Old 12-18-2011, 20:05   #7
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Perfect, Whats wrong with those?
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25acp,.223,25-20win,.308, 8mm M, 7mm Rem Mag, 9mm,.40,10mm .45acp, .475 Wildey Mag
On 2 Hornady LNL's And a Super 1050

As Reloaders we should adapt the load to the gun, not the gun to the load.
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Old 12-18-2011, 20:11   #8
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Isn't that a bit heavy for a plated bullet?
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Old 12-18-2011, 20:12   #9
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And people wonder why their ammo shoots like krap.
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Old 12-18-2011, 20:18   #10
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Never heard of mushroom bullets?
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Old 12-18-2011, 20:38   #11
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Maybe you shouldn't use pliers to crimp?? (refernce other thread)

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Old 12-18-2011, 21:24   #12
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Nothing wrong with that. In fact, you should add more crimp. Lots more.
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Old 12-18-2011, 21:42   #13
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Old 12-18-2011, 22:02   #14
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Never heard of mushroom bullets?
his rounds have a muffin top
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Old 12-18-2011, 22:57   #16
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Oh god. What a thread.
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Old 12-19-2011, 00:00   #18
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Hubba hubba!
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Old 12-19-2011, 00:17   #19
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Please tell me those are not yours or that it was a accident..
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se carga el diablo de la pistola...
25acp,.223,25-20win,.308, 8mm M, 7mm Rem Mag, 9mm,.40,10mm .45acp, .475 Wildey Mag
On 2 Hornady LNL's And a Super 1050

As Reloaders we should adapt the load to the gun, not the gun to the load.
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Old 12-19-2011, 07:20   #20
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Old 12-19-2011, 07:29   #21
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That's way too much crimp for any bullet.
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Old 12-19-2011, 07:47   #22
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Those look like dumdum rounds. How did they shoot? The one on the right needs more lube
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Must have used a hydraulic press to do that!
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Those look like dumdum rounds. How did they shoot? The one on the right needs more lube
Just a pic I found on line. I think the guy was trying to make a .460 version of the .22lr.
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Please tell me those are not yours or that it was a accident..
Which muffin top picture are you reffering to?

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