sorting large, and small primer 45acp??

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sorting large, and small primer 45acp??

Post by s1120 on Wed Aug 05, 2015 11:35 am

Just getting started working up loads for 45acp, and have a stupid question for you guys. At this point I have a mixmatch of cases im working with. Do you guys have any tricks for sorting small, and large primer brass? Old eyes sometimes have a problem seeing the difference...

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Re: sorting large, and small primer 45acp??

Post by DavidR on Wed Aug 05, 2015 11:39 am

reading glasses work good,

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Re: sorting large, and small primer 45acp??

Post by james r chapman on Wed Aug 05, 2015 12:13 pm

Well, I prime on a single stage, so if it don't fit, I quit.
Well, toss it anyway...

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Re: sorting large, and small primer 45acp??

Post by AllAces on Wed Aug 05, 2015 2:44 pm

This is why I no longer pick up range brass.

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Re: sorting large, and small primer 45acp??

Post by STEVE SAMELAK on Wed Aug 05, 2015 2:49 pm

AllAces wrote:This is why I no longer pick up range brass.

Or maybe ANOTHER reason to not use orphan brass

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Re: sorting large, and small primer 45acp??

Post by Jwhelan939 on Wed Aug 05, 2015 5:08 pm

I also stopped picking up other people's brass because of this. I only load 45 and had no idea that sp 45 even existed. I was cranking along and hit an sp case. Ended up having to replace the lnl hub because I pushed it too hard. I stick to my older starline for practice now.

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Re: sorting large, and small primer 45acp??

Post by s1120 on Thu Aug 06, 2015 2:14 pm

STEVE SAMELAK wrote:
AllAces wrote:This is why I no longer pick up range brass.

Or maybe ANOTHER reason to not use orphan brass

LOL  that's pretty much all I use. Most is older then I am. Im adding to the old stuff with some newer also. I don't mind SPP, just want to set aside for other loads. I got the tip to use a drillbit shank that fits into a LPP shell, and use it as a go/no go gauge.

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