Resizeing New Brass

Discussion in 'Ammunition & Reloading' started by 51colt, Jul 1, 2012.

  1. 51colt

    51colt New Member

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    I know this a dumb question do you guys re size new brass. I have only loaded new brass a few times and that was years ago.
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  2. Axxe55

    Axxe55 The Apocalypse Is Coming.....

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    yes i always resize new brass. i order a lot of once fired brass from MidwayUSA and MidSouth Shooters Supply. i treat them just as i would if i had just fire them in one of my firearms. the only thing i don't do is run them through my tumbler.
     

  3. 51colt

    51colt New Member

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    Thanks my first thought was to just load them up.Then i thought what if i loaded them up and they did not chamber then i would be taking a hundred rounds apart. Thanks for the advice.
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  4. Axxe55

    Axxe55 The Apocalypse Is Coming.....

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    reason i resize them is that even new cases, i have found with dinged necks. no way you would ever get a bullet seated. as i said, new, once fired, ammo i have fired, all mine get the same treatment.
     
  5. robocop10mm

    robocop10mm Lifetime Supporting Member Lifetime Supporter

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    I just finished with a big batch (1000 rds) of 44-40 for a friend. The brand new Starline cases were straight walled. I needed to size to acheive the slight bottleneck.
     
  6. locutus

    locutus Well-Known Member Supporter

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    I always resize, trim, deburr, and ream flash holes of new brass. Maybe I'm just anal about it, but it gives me the warm fuzzies.:p

    Hey- ya only need to do all this stuff once. (except trimming, of course)