10gaOkie wrote:Once you establish which you have in one batch of hulls, the sticking a pencil down in them to measure depth will show a variation of about 1/8" or slightly more between large and small volume hulls. This holds true for both 12 and 10 gauge.
One of the things that has me scratching my head, is 2 3/4" unibody Rem hulls you would think they would be large volume not having a basewad. However, they are the same volume as a tapered STS Rem hull. Crazy!
goose_gunner wrote:I looking for load data for the black base and all I can find is 13/8oz load and have loaded 23/4 yellow and black and they seem to be the same is this also true for the 10ga ps im talking about the bright green black base not the olive drab black base
10gaOkie wrote:I have even cut Rem 10ga hulls in half (sectioned), the ones I compared were yellow and black. The black bw was a little over 3/16" shorter than the yellow. You are lucky that yours turned out the same volume. Take my word for it, all are not the same. Like I said, I have run across yellow bw that were both large and small volume. I have never seen black bw that were anything but large volume. Both sizes in white. If you are used to loading the large volume Rem hulls, when you try the same load in a smaller volume hull, you will know it because the components wont fit.
baltz526 wrote:Most Remington 10ga hulls have the same volume. No matter what color the base wad is. Yellow, White, Black. Some tubes are 1/16" to 1/8" longer than average, some are 1/16 to 1/8" shorter than average. I use a fixed measurement cutter to trim all Remington hulls for use in my Gold. Once trimmed they all have the same OAL and internal depth. Some OLD yellow base wad hulls where .250" But I do not find many in my buckets of Remington 10ga hulls. They load the same but you might find the final crimp is not set for them, after doing the .200" base wad. You will feel them.
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