Reloading Steps – Rifle

Caliber:______

De-prime                                                                                                   

Clean in Ultrasonic

Primer pocket go / no-go

Swager (if Necessary)

Anneal (if necessary)

Lube/Resize

De-Bur flash hole (if Necessary)

Trim/Chamfer

            223/5.56 trim to 1.750*

            224 Val trim to 1.590**

            300 AAC Blackout 1.358***

            6.5 Creedmoor 1.190****

Clean in wet tumbler

Load

223 REM The 2015 standard is 1.760″-0.030″, so 1.730″-1.760″ is the current range and the middle value is 1.745″, which should, by tradition, be the trim-too length.

** 224 VAL The 2018 standard is  1.600″-0.020″, so 1.580″-1.600″ is the current range and the middle value is 1.590″, which should, by tradition, be the trim-too length.

*** 300 BLK The 2015 standard is 1.368″-0.020″, so 1.348″-1.368″ is the current range and the middle value is 1.358″, which should, by tradition, be the trim-too length.

**** 6.5 CREED The 2015 standard is 1.920″-0.020″, so 1.900″-1.920″ is the current range and the middle value is 1.910″, which should, by tradition, be the trim-too length

 

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