August 25th, 2012, 10:28 PM
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Lowell, IN.
Originally Posted by hammonje
As regards OAL....consistency is the greatest factor in reloading. I don't really think 0.005" is really going to matter that much. I load all of my 155 gr projectiles at 2.75 - 2.80". Load my 168/175 gr projectiles out to 2.82 - 2.83".
I exclusively use IMR4895 for the M1A, M1 Garand, and 03/03a3. My favorite projectile is the 155 gr Nosler CC.
That's a .050 difference in OAL on your 155gr. loads.