The ancient cases I have worked fine.
Monday, June 11, 2018, 08:17

I did not try to load them anywhere close to hot. My gun is a original 1896 Krag with a 29-30" barrel.

I have had many .303 British rifles. One did have a headspace issue and after 2 loadings the brass would come in two just ahead of the web. I found that LEE Enfields have replaceable bolt heads that are numbered as to the headspace. I believe "0" through "4" or so. Forget which way it runs but you'd think the higher number the longer/tighter the headspace.

Boy try finding that, a one number bigger bolt head for a SMLE #4 MKI. But I pulled it off and fixed the gun. It was very satisfying.

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