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Old 02-10-2010, 10:01 PM
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Originally Posted by DirtRacer151 View Post
Will the virgin brass have enough neck tension to get me by for my first loading?
The virgin brass will actually have more neck tension than you need.
I run an expander into new cases to open them up slightly and make them round.
I would suggest using either dry lube inside the case necks before you do this, or tumble them to deposit some walnut/corn dust on them.
This will help keep the expander from sticking in the necks.

Your bushing sizer should have come with the expander button installed on the decapping stem and an extra knurled sleeve that replaces the expander for later when you use only the bushing to size the neck.
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