are the cornerstone, and frequently dead weight,
pervasive in any ammunition re-manufacturing
exercise. That's fact.
too (two) is that they can cost like the dickens.
Get your money's worth. Handloading for
Competition thoroughly examines not only all
worthwhile available tools, but also studies tool
concepts. That's main. Without understanding the
limitations of various tools, it's not possible to
make a good decision on its utility.
the ins and outs (literally) of sizing dies,
including custom options. How to determine the
perfect amount of sizing for cases and case necks,
custom tuned to each rifle. Why different rifles
need different treatments.
is a great "Improving Standard Tools" that's
probably worth the cost of the book alone. It
honestly will help anyone understand the ideal
functions of various implements, and, as
"advertised," show plenty of ways to get the most
from what's already on or about the bench at
preparation steps and ideas and the tools it
requires are discussed both together and
separately, with the emphasis on getting the value
back from the cost and effort. Case neck turning,
primer pocket uniforming, deburring, trimming,
segregation means and methods, and on down the
list. We even hit case head squaring. If you've
heard about it, it's in here. Not saying to do all
of it, but here's sure how so and what with for
those who wish to know.
preparation steps that really work (and those that
don't). Which tools and dies can (really) make the
difference between average and outstanding
accuracy, and what can be done to improve
tools too! Shoot the juice to it, when you can (but
mostly learn when you can't). Some amps-enhanced
utensils are worse than bad, some are better than
all. Of course, find out which are which in this
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