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Crimping - You're doing it wrong:

Discussion in 'Reloading' started by Steve Koski, Dec 18, 2011.

  1. Steve Koski

    Steve Koski Got Insurance? Millennium Member

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  2. KB2MBC

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    Are those plated bullets?
     

  3. Steve Koski

    Steve Koski Got Insurance? Millennium Member

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  4. XDRoX

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    If I can see even the slightest mark I back off.
     
  5. jmorris

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    I'd say your doing it right...just a tad too much.
     
  6. jmorris

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    Did you have the machine set for 38's and loaded 357's?
     
  7. EL_NinO619

    EL_NinO619 EX-Swage Monkey

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    Perfect, Whats wrong with those?
     
  8. firefighter4215

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    Isn't that a bit heavy for a plated bullet?
     
  9. fredj338

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    And people wonder why their ammo shoots like krap.
     
  10. njl

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    Never heard of mushroom bullets?
     
  11. DanaT

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    Maybe you shouldn't use pliers to crimp?? (refernce other thread)

    -Dana
     
  12. Hoser

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    Nothing wrong with that. In fact, you should add more crimp. Lots more.
     
  13. Angry Fist

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    :alex:
     
  14. his rounds have a muffin top :rofl:
     
  15. Steve Koski

    Steve Koski Got Insurance? Millennium Member

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    Oh god. What a thread.
     
  16. Steve Koski

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    Hubba hubba!
     
    Last edited: Dec 19, 2011
  17. EL_NinO619

    EL_NinO619 EX-Swage Monkey

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    Please tell me those are not yours or that it was a accident..
     
  18. SigFTW

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    TOO MUCH CRIMP!:shocked: