Expander Die Body with Lock Ring - Long - PMA
The new longer expander die body is here!
Ideally suited or those with larger calibres, particularly calibres suited to long actions rifles.
This longer die body positions the neck expanding mandrel higher in the press taking full advantage of where the most camming force in the press is ... at the bottom of the stroke. Aligning the maximum force with the neck position.
Not that expanding necks takes much force... but why make life harder than it needs to be.
Expanding the case neck to the correct dimension is critical, whether expanding the necks ready for seating the projectile or as an important step in the neck turning process.
Running new brass over an expanding mandrel as a part of your case prep routine is always a good idea. This step irons out any dings and prepares the case mouth for deburring and uniforms neck tension.
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