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    Member alaskamace's Avatar
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    Question trim or size first?

    When trimming cases, should I size the case before or after trimming? My reason for asking is my .454 cases seem to be longer after sizing.

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    Sizing will stretch the metal, thereby making the case longer. Resize first and then trim to specs.
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    Default trim or size first

    Thanks for the help.

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