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Steve beat me to it.

Its next to impossible to crimp an empty shotshell and not have the crimp go in.
 

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yep, the crimp only forms correct when it's mooshing down onto a shot charge.

Some sort of hollow tube that would fit inside just right with a solid end could be crafted up but seems like a pain.

Now, a roll crimp might be a little easier, but same problem.

then the light wouldn't be able to shine thru.. hmmm...

you know, some 3/4" or 5/8" clear plastic tubing with a nitro card on top would work I would think?
 

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oh, are you going to wire in from the crimp end instead of through the primer pocket/flash hole?

That could simplify things, use a nitro card, drill a hole in the middle to run the wires through then fold in the crimp and use some hot glue to seal it up and keep it in place.

looks like a cool project, I may have to make some myself!
 
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