reloading mil sec brass

Discussion in 'Ammunition & Reloading' started by Redneck Rampage, Feb 18, 2009.

  1. Redneck Rampage

    Redneck Rampage
    Rainier, Oregon
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    I have a 50 cal ammo can of LC mil spec brass I what to reload.
    I have seen online that the primers are harder to remove. Also they leave crimp makes.

    I have seen a few ways of removing the crimp marks

    1.) PRIMER SWAGER
    2.) counter sink
    3.) rcbi pocket tool

    I would like to know how other people are doing it. is there a cheap ez way.

    thanks
     
  2. yotehunter

    yotehunter
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    i use the pocket tool but any of the listed should work
     
  3. Grizzly_A

    Grizzly_A
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    I used the swager on my last batch of military brass. It worked fine, but you still have to process the primer pocket afterwards.
     
  4. carlz

    carlz
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    I have and have used an RCBS station with the crimp remover and pocket tool. I picked up about 1200 LC08 and it worked like a charm.
     
  5. Tom Herman

    Tom Herman
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    I don't really notice any extra effort depriming mil crimp rounds.
    As far as getting rid of the crimp, I use the Dillon swaging tool.

    Happy Shootin'! -Tom
     
  6. Hotwheelz

    Hotwheelz
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    I use the RCBS chamfering- deburing tool cut down to fit in my drill

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  7. nezz69

    nezz69
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    i just finished 3000 rounds last month. if i had to do it with the kit from rcbs you couldn't give the brass to me for free and make it worth it.3000 rounds 3 hours with the dillion it's the only way to go
     

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