design page question

shooter93
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design page question

Postby shooter93 » Thu Apr 10, 2008 7:55 pm

Hi Dan,
This may sound stupid...but do you count the front drive band in the nose length or do you pick a band length..ie...100 then a nose length beyond that. Thanks

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Re: design page question

Postby mtngun » Fri Apr 11, 2008 6:22 am

The "nose length" is whatever sticks out of the case.

If the bullet has a crimp groove, then it is everything above the indentation on the crimp groove.

If the bullet does not have a crimp groove, then it is everything above the uppermost lube groove. Of course, in practice, the seating depth may be adjusted in or out, so a crimpless "nose length" is merely an approximation.


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