Length Gauge Hornady.
The Hornady Lock-N-Load OAL Gauge (formerly Stoney Point) is an extremely easy to use tool. It only takes a couple of minutes to find the overall length for a particular bullet. The tool is threaded on one end to accept specially modified cartridge cases. Once threaded onto the tool, a bullet is inserted into the cartridge. The tool is then inserted into the chamber of your rifle. The push rod on the tool is used to push the bullet up against the rifling. The rod is then locked in place and the tool can be removed from the rifle. You then measure across the base of the cartridge and the top of the bullet with your dial calipers (use of a bullet comparator at this time is highly recommended) to obtain the OAL. If you want to check another type of bullet, insert the new bullet into the tool and repeat steps.
There are two different models of OAL Gauge tools available. Straight is designed specifically for bolt-action rifles and single shot rifles. The Curved model is designed for autoloaders and lever actions. Both models utilize the same modified cases. Either tool will work on the AR-15 type rifles. This tool is excellent for periodically checking the throat erosion of a rifle barrel. Great for checking out used rifles. There are over 60 different modified cases available to use with this tool.
Big Book Catalog, Issue:71, Page:468
Sinclair, Issue:5B, Page:026
SPECS: Gauge- Machined aluminum, 12" (30cm) long, anodized finish, red. Straight Gauge for bolt and single shot actions. Curved Gauge for auto, pump, and lever actions.
Sinclair Bullet Seating Depth Tool Sinclair International.
The Sinclair Seating Depth Tool has been used for decades by handloaders seeking the most accuracy out of their rifles. We have recently improved our seating depth tool to accommodate 17 and 20 caliber shooters without having to have two tools. Our newest model is made from one fourth inch ground and polished stainless steel with one end turned down for use with 17 and 20 caliber rifles and the other end used for 22 caliber and up. This tool helps you determine the length of a loaded round touching the rifling. This length is generally considered to be the best starting point in load development and the best length for fireforming most cases.
The Sinclair Seating Depth Tool will work with most bolt action, single shot and AR type rifles. The tool includes a Delrin action guide for most bolt-action rifles (Remingtons, Savages, Winchesters, and Rugers), a stainless steel measuring shaft, two stainless steel stop collars and complete illustrated instructions.
We also make a guide for use in AR-15's, AR-10's, and Tubb's 2000's. Many shooters load single shot rounds longer than magazine length. The guide is a little different than our standard bolt-action guides. This guide inserts into the back of the upper receiver (with the bolt removed). The tool is then used as normal.
Big Book Catalog, Issue:68, Page:531
Sinclair, Issue:5B, Page:025