L.E. Wilson Adjustable Case Gauge Inserts
One piece gauge that will check overall length to indicate the need for trimming, datum to head length to assure correct headspace and to prevent over sizing. Available for most popular rimless cases. The Cartridge Case Gauge was designed with safety in mind and was invented by our founder Sam (L.E.) Wilson in 1935 after a fellow shooter approached him for help in solving a case-separation issue. The gauge allows you to see just how much you are sizing back your shoulder on your cases. This is best done by measuring a case in AS-FIRED condition. Take a measurement. Resize case on current die setting. Then place back in the gauge to see just how much you are sizing the shoulder back. Finally, adjust sizing die accordingly. After sizing your cases, there is a good chance the brass will lengthen. The gauge will also check min/max case length and will point out the need for case trimming.
Note: Does not measure body diameters. This gauge is intended to be used with fired cases to determine a basis for full length sizing and trimming.