Open discussion on Tungsten Super Shot "TSS" Handloading.
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I am new to reloading TSS but use to trap shoot heavy and would reload that until I got to where I shot enough I could buy loaded shells in bulk cheaper then reload. I always used the press to give them a crimp and have never dealt with rolled crimps so I'm curious why from the sounds of it most of you guys roll crimp instead of the traditional star fold?
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The main reason I like to roll crimp is water proofing the loads. Sure you can seal both but I find the Roll to seal better. I also like the look and I done make a lot of noise back here with a cordless drill. My MEC Sizemaster you can hear across the house.
Roll with it. If you stay above 55 the wheel wont fall off.
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Why are some of your loads specifically meant to be rolled? If I had to guess it would be to lower pressure.
Usually it's just a matter of fit. There is almost always a trade-off between pressure and velocity, so it's typically a wash as to whether you roll crimp to lower it, or back off the powder charge and fold crimp.
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