Originally Posted by M 7
I wonder if they could 'fix' the issue by sizing the neck a little tighter and going with a slightly more aggressive taper crimp?
Taper crimp does NOT hold the bullet, by desgn it can not. Think about how taper crimp works; it crimps form the base forward, so the bullet is still free top move to the rear. No, It's proper sizing & bullet fit that creates proper neck tension. The crimp only finishes off the round. Thicker brass, larger bullet, either will increase neck tension.
"Given adequate penetration, a larger diameter bullet will have an edge in wounding effectiveness. It will damage a blood vessel the smaller projectile barely misses. The larger permanent cavity may lead to faster blood loss. Although such an edge clearly exists, its significance cannot be quantified".
Last edited by fredj338; 02-11-2013 at 01:17..