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On these types of revolver loads, a taper crimp just does not cut it IMO. Conservation League Gun Club Member. In this instance, the taper crimp is used merely to remove the case mouth flare made by the expander and thereby reduce the case mouth to the correct diameter, not to anchor the bullet in the case. Saying that my mate uses. Did seven each of gr swcfp with 3. Cast vs Jacketed bullets on Whitetails?
Sincerest wishes for a speedy recovery. I spent way more time ensuring the bullets were straight before seating. I used to live down the road from them and that place had an amazing daily output. There is no magnification, it is just a 4MOA dot that you can adjust the strength of the dot, it also has a polarized filter to take away the glare of the sun shine on the target. It was posted over on Bullseye-L-forum that Matt later said that when he ran out of the small quantity of lead that he had on hand he was retiring. The bullets sized at.
They offered really nice bullets.
It’s not a healthy way to make money. If you are making some up dara a few with a taper crimp and see if they shoot any better. The time now is I do not want to shoot them. I use either or 38 brass and they both shoot great with 2.
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Originally Posted by flechero Hoping Dardas shut down by choice, not because business was poor. It was posted over on Bullseye-L-forum that Matt later said that when he ran out of the small quantity of lead that he had on hand he was retiring.
Dqta these types of revolver loads, a taper crimp just does not cut it IMO. Mr Duck – Very sorry to hear of your family woes.
Well, now that I’ve called in artillery on my own foxhole I wish him the best in retirement and many years to enjoy it! I would like to try making the highest suggested load of 4. Find all eata by drail. I’ll probably load them with N because that’s what I have for a ‘target’ powder. I’m assuming the bullets you use, be they jacketed or hard cast, have a cannelure jacketed or crimp groove hard cast.
Dardass spent an hour on the phone with me even though i gullets only buying 1k 44 bullets. I was shooting darads a bench rest to make sure that there was nothing in my grip that was causing an error. The business was for sale,but I don’t know if he ever found a buyer.
It solved my problems without causing more. Results 1 to 8 of 8. Best of luck to them! I am new to revolver loading. In this instance, the taper crimp is used merely to remove the case mouth flare made by the expander and thereby reduce the case mouth to the correct diameter, not to anchor the bullet in the case.
The right one had an ever so slight ring, but the left one is after die adjustment. I still have a few thousand of them left!
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I did turn the knob 1 more turn after I was done with the batch and had no shaving, but I did have to run the test load through the taper crimp die. All times are GMT I also have some AA 7 that I’ll probably try as they have data for shorter OALs and it burns fairly clean at lower powered loads in my experience.
I need a safe place to dispose of them. Carter Jones had to close down the Bull-X operation because of health problems from all the lead they handled and melted.
I want to make a change over to 9mm and 45ACP. I have the conversion kit for 45ACP and the dies and everything for and 9mm I just need to buy another powder feed and tool head so it will be easier to make that switch.
Big loss for us reloaders. Hoping Dardas shut down by choice, not because business was poor. The LEE FCD in straight walled pistol cartridges in a work around for a problem which should not exist if everything was correct in the beginning. Dardas is no more? The information provided by you and other responders will be helpful to me and no doubt a lot of other Forum members, as just about all of us have.
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Sponsored Links Remove Advertisements. Hi Bruce, I finally got to shoot the cast bullets I made without a roll crimp, I just used a taper crimp just above the cannelure groove, I made it as tight as I would a 9mm or 45ACP cast bullet taper crimp.
I have been too busy so far to organize my shooting data lately but that hopefully changes in May. Originally Posted by scubadad. Find all posts by Capt. They are not magnum loads at fps.
Although the heavy roll crimp is the last line of defense in keeping the bullets from “jumping the crimp”, not the first-both the neck tension bullet pull and crimp are necessary. For myself, I really don’t mess around with fps loads. All times are GMT You can tell they were in a case but very minimal damage.
Have dardaw great one Bob. I had some minor shaving on my first batch of loads Customer service was excellent. Missouri cast shoot very well.
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Running a bullet casting business is very hard dirty work and the health risks are pretty serious. Maybe my definition of cheap is too cheap? User Name Remember Me?