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    bullet seating with lee dies

    I am getting variable COLs with Lee bullet seating Die in the region of 20 thou. Using the Lee turret press.

    ​Any ideas?? Thanks.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Druid View Post
    I am getting variable COLs with Lee bullet seating Die in the region of 20 thou. Using the Lee turret press.

    ​Any ideas?? Thanks.
    how are you measuring you OAL

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    Vernier callipers to tip of bullet have not got a Gucci comparator. But they are ballistic tip so they should be accurate ish?

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    also i bet youre usimng balistic tips
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    Quote Originally Posted by Druid View Post
    Vernier callipers to tip of bullet have not got a Gucci comparator. But they are ballistic tip so they should be accurate ish?
    there is you answer then mate,if you want to measure correctly your going to have to buy a "Gucci" comparator,there not just a fashion accessory you know it does actually do a job

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    Oops no these are vmax actually. Dohh!

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    Thanks 'see it'

    Shouild I then be expecting a 20 though variable in the bullet from the factory?

    ​Druid

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    Quote Originally Posted by see it shoot it View Post
    there is you answer then mate,if you want to measure correctly your going to have to buy a "Gucci" comparator,there not just a fashion accessory you know it does actually do a job
    give us a shout and ill set you up with the needed gear to measure properly
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    Quote Originally Posted by Druid View Post
    Thanks 'see it'

    Shouild I then be expecting a 20 though variable in the bullet from the factory?

    ​Druid
    yep,Hornady are shocking.whilst your at it buy some good dies

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    Quote Originally Posted by Druid View Post
    Thanks 'see it'

    Shouild I then be expecting a 20 though variable in the bullet from the factory?

    ​Druid
    yes you can well do with polymer tipped bullets
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