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Hello all. Not sure if this is the right location for the topic but I will ask anyways. If the bullet been set too deep in the case, can it be partially removed and reset and crimped without being completely removed from the case?

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Yes, if you can grab enough of it to remove it, you can pull it a little then re-seat/re-crimp it.

I would just pull them all then seat/crimp them that way I would have an opportunity to decide whether one is too damaged to use again by the pull. Don't expect them to fly straight and true. Most probably will but do not use them for high accuracy shooting. I would not shoot them through a can due to potential key holing.
 

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Thank you HK. I just never pulled bullets before. Reloaded and now I see that that they are too deep. They should be 2.750 and I am at 2.744


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44 grains of reloder 15 Primer large rifle 200. 180 grain Hornady sp #3070, standard trim lengths.
My book indicates that the min OAL is 2.750. I don't want to risk it. So I will just try to gently pull and reset/crimp like you guys indicated.


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I shoot it out of my rem700 AAC-SD. And from my SCAR17. But mostly out of rem


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Well, based on what I see and from what I can garner out of the books, projectile says that you can go as low as 2.740 so you are OK there. The 44 grains of powder though put you at the upper limit by the Lyman book and way over by the Lee book. Hornady does not list the Reloader 15 but all there powder charges are under the 44 grains except two that are at 45 and 46.4 grains and that is a lot of powder. The 45 grains is 8 slots slower burning than the Reloader 15. *(Don't use this in any calculations, it is just to give you an idea of the powder behavior.)

Have you fired these before (proper COAL) and have you had any indications of a stiff bolt or any indication on the primers that you were near the max? You may be fine if there have been no previous signs of exceeded pressure limitations in this load at the proper COAL. The difference of .006 in this amount of volume is not as critical as it would be with pistol ammunition.

Nice rifle. I was going to do a build with one but the A5M XP came along. What did you do about the trigger problem?
 

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Hi HK
My older lee book indicates 2.750 min OAL with 44 grains of rel15 per pic below.



All of my loads that I have ever shot with my remy was 150 gr bullet . And I wanted to try heavier bullet to bring the group tighter at 100 yrds. I am currently getting about 1 inch group with 150 grain bullet using 45 grains of relider15 with no indications of the hot load that you listed. But never shot 180 so to be safe I will pull just a little as you recommend. Hopefully the case will not deform as I pull.

Yes thank you the rifle is nice here is the pic. Regarding the trigger. I sent it back and it was inspected by Remington before I even shot the rifle. It was still in the box new. After I got her back, I replaced the stock installed NF scope and the suppressor. Now kids are using to hunt with :0).
 
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