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Old 02-11-2013, 17:03   #18
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I wonder if they could 'fix' the issue by sizing the neck a little tighter and going with a slightly more aggressive taper crimp?
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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.
I know- that why I said "by sizing the neck a little tighter and going with a slightly more aggressive taper crimp"...
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