Roll Crimping - Page 2
You are Unregistered, please register to use all of the features of FirearmsTalk.com!    


Firearm & Gun Forum - FireArmsTalk.com > Gear & Accessories > Ammunition & Reloading >

Roll Crimping


Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 02-09-2013, 06:30 AM   #11
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Lima,Ohio
Posts: 3,429
Liked 3306 Times on 1486 Posts
Likes Given: 3051

Default

Rick it might be faster but it isn't the best way to do it. Crimping should be done with it's own die. You'll get better results if seating and crimping are done separately.


rjd3282 is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Old 02-09-2013, 09:32 PM   #12
FTF_SUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
locutus's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: Wyoming
Posts: 11,564
Liked 7991 Times on 4372 Posts
Likes Given: 7733

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by rjd3282 View Post
Rick it might be faster but it isn't the best way to do it. Crimping should be done with it's own die. You'll get better results if seating and crimping are done separately.

100 percent agree!

Remember that uniform case length is CRITICAL when roll crimping. I have gone to the LEE factory crimp die. Case length is far less important, and the FCD is easier to adjust and use.


__________________
For those who have fought for it, freedom has a taste the protected will never know!

Or at least they did before political correctness
locutus is online now  
 
Reply With Quote
Old 02-09-2013, 10:37 PM   #13
Moderator
FTF_MODERATOR.png
Feedback Score: 1 reviews
 
robocop10mm's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Austin,Texas, by God!!
Posts: 10,835
Liked 3456 Times on 1780 Posts
Likes Given: 374

Default

I disagree. Taper crimps must be applied in a separate operation. Roll crimps can be done in the same setp as bullet seating.
__________________
In life, strive to take the high road....It offers a better field of fire.
"Robo is right" Fuzzball
robocop10mm is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Old 02-09-2013, 10:45 PM   #14
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
aandabooks's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: Central Illinois
Posts: 1,592
Liked 355 Times on 212 Posts
Likes Given: 64

Default

I made up another 90 today. No problems now. I lengthened the OAL by .050" and that put the top of the case near the top of the cannalure. Much easier to put the roll crimp in.

I'm loading lead 180gr RNFT 7.8gr Accurate No. 5. Shot 10 of them this morning and I was a little disappointed with the recoil. They shot nicely but quite frankly my LC9 recoils heavier. I was all geared up for more recoil based on the way everybody talks about how the .44 recoils. I did shoot some 180gr Remington Magnums and that got more intense.
aandabooks is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Old 02-10-2013, 04:03 PM   #15
FTF_SUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
locutus's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: Wyoming
Posts: 11,564
Liked 7991 Times on 4372 Posts
Likes Given: 7733

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by robocop10mm View Post
I disagree. Taper crimps must be applied in a separate operation. Roll crimps can be done in the same setp as bullet seating.
That's true, if you trim to uniform length. I don't trim handgun brass. I load in batches of 2000. Trimming would be quite onerous.


__________________
For those who have fought for it, freedom has a taste the protected will never know!

Or at least they did before political correctness
locutus is online now  
 
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Firearms Forum Replies Last Post
Crimping .223 for an AR firelt Ammunition & Reloading 26 01-19-2013 10:07 AM
Roll Call! What your favorite Roll mark! AgentTikki AR-15 Discussion 55 04-18-2012 12:31 AM
Crimping 40 s&w tua05737 Glock Forum 1 03-09-2012 02:00 PM
Roll Tide Roll JiroZero713 The Club House 9 01-10-2010 03:39 AM
crimping 9mm cases bolichek Ammunition & Reloading 3 01-22-2009 10:51 PM



Newest Threads