i have an issue. i tried to reload for my sks. the primer pocket measures the same for small rifle but the bible says large rifle primer. i swaged the primer pocket to make sure there was no crimp. i'm useing once fired remington brass. large rifle primer will not go in, i'm perplexed:blink:
I have never reloaded 7.62X39mm.
I am thinking about reloading for my Mini-30. When I measured the bore the other day with calipers, it was a tad over .308.
Is this a normal bore size, for a series 189 Mini-30?
What size bullets would give the best accuracy for this bore?
Thanks for any help.
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