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Sorting .22's by rim thickness

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Quote Originally Posted by JohnD13 View Post
Who sorts their rim fire rounds by rim thickness, and or cartridge weight? Have you found that it pays off in better grouping? Or is it just a way to pass the time between reloading sessions and trips to the range? If you do measure rims, what gague do you use? After 50 plus years of sending .22's down range, I'm wondering if I missed something!
John I compete 22lr prone and have sorted by weight, this can make less expensive ammo shoot much better ( reduces flyers). As you go up in quality of the ammo the % gain goes down. Currently shoot Eley ESP black box and Lapua with the right lot # without sorting can keep a 1/2 inch group at 100yds. Have fun in the search for the right lot # for your rifle.
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