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    total lenght

    Hi wondering if anyone can give me an answer>
    Using 243 87g vmax heads can you tell me what the overall case lenght should be?
    Think the max is 2.710in for the 243? regards Gee

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    2.710 is maximum cartidge length not case length.
    AT THE AGE OF 50 I DECIDED I WAS GOING TO GROW OLD F***ING DISGRACEFULLY

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    Trim to length of 2.035" max case length of 2.045", max C.O.L. of 2.710" from three separate reloading books. deerwarden

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    Sorry did mean overall bullet length thanks

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    Quote Originally Posted by G1963 View Post
    Sorry did mean overall bullet length thanks
    When in doubt, a good place to start is with the parallel sides of the bullet seated to the base of the neck. I load a lot of bullets for which there is no 'listed' OAL (Calhoon, PPU, etc) and this system always works. I seldom stray from that seating depth on subsequent loadings.~Muir

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