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    Cartridge length gauge

    Not my own design, but if you do not know about it super simple tool.

    I use a cracked case to determine the overall case length for a particular bullet shape and my rifle as described 100 times.

    Problem was the lead tip was very often deformed coming out of its packaging box.

    Commercial solution.

    Cartridge length gauge-case-bought.jpg

    It allows you to change the insert depending on your caliber.

    Fortunately I only have one rifle so did not need this detail.

    Cartridge length gauge-case-2.jpg

    And in use using the copper part as a reference.

    Cartridge length gauge-case-1.jpg

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    Thanks garage nut! We've added your Cartridge Length Gauge to our Firearm and Weaponry category,
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