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Crimp .223 Ruger #1 V

Those of you shooting the Ruger #1 V are you crimping or following the theory of bolt actions where no crimp is needed?
 

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Seems to me that the only reason for crimping with a single-shot would be if you were concerned about getting consistent ignition with a certain primer/powder combo.

I don't have a #1-V in .223, but I DO have a .223 single-shot (T/C Contender carbine). No crimp.
 

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Seems to me that the only reason for crimping with a single-shot would be if you were concerned about getting consistent ignition with a certain primer/powder combo.

I don't have a #1-V in .223, but I DO have a .223 single-shot (T/C Contender carbine). No crimp.
I do not crimp for my Ruger No. 1-V in 222 Rem. but then I see no reason to crimp for any of my handloads regardless of cartridge. I see no reason to do so. There is no problem needing crimping to solve. Oh and by the way, my 1V shoots under 1/2" at 100 yards all day long. Recently it gave me my first ever 1/3" 100 yard group with a hunting rifle.

Use either CCI 400 or Remington 7 1/2 primers with decent brass and either H-322 or Winchester 748 powder and you will not need to fear failure to fire.
 

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Crimp .223 Ruger #1 V

Those of you shooting the Ruger #1 V are you crimping or following the theory of bolt actions where no crimp is needed?
Jimreed1948, Welcome from Missouri!

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AS has been said, why crimp?

Have shot #1s for years including a .223 and NEVER crimped a round until my present #1 - 45/70 in which I shoot cast bullets, and only then in the interest of Possibly better ignition.

Crusty Deary Ol'Coot
 

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Crimping any rifle round has never contributed to accuracy in my experience. In my AR-15, used in CMP Nat'l Match competition, I do not crimp any bullet. That rifle will shoot MOA groups with most any quality bullet, and I do not suffer 'set-back' due to the lack of a crimp. In a bolt action, or single shot, there is even less reason to mutilate the bullet with a crimp. Rod
 

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I reload for a single shot Rossi Wizard that I really enjoy & I use a mild crimp with good results. I guess I have been doing a unneeded step.
 
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