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#3128696 - 01/17/13 06:25 PM Swaging 40 S&W cases to 45 ACP
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Has anyone done this and can you explain it to me in how to process the 40 S&W cases?
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#3128994 - 01/17/13 09:37 PM Re: Swaging 40 S&W cases to 45 ACP [Re: Encore Eye Candy]
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Never tried 40 to 45. Did do 233 to 6x45 jusr made sure I lube the inside of the case.
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#3129104 - 01/18/13 04:58 AM Re: Swaging 40 S&W cases to 45 ACP [Re: KPH]
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Would think you would have hard time getting the bases to convert.
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#3129215 - 01/18/13 07:37 AM Re: Swaging 40 S&W cases to 45 ACP [Re: pcrc]
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With swagging are you talking about expanding the case or creating a 45cal projectile with the 40 case?
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#3130403 - 01/19/13 06:09 AM Re: Swaging 40 S&W cases to 45 ACP [Re: 44fanatic]
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44fanatic that is what I'm looking for.
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#3130455 - 01/19/13 07:46 AM Re: Swaging 40 S&W cases to 45 ACP [Re: Encore Eye Candy]
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Ive thought about swaging 40 cases into 44 bullets but it has been to cost prohibitive for me.

Here is some good info, you will have to do some searching but it is there:
http://castboolits.gunloads.com/forumdisplay.php?41-Swaging

http://castboolits.gunloads.com/showthread.php?120042-40-S-amp-W-into-45-acp-bullets&highlight=acp


Edited by 44fanatic (01/19/13 07:55 AM)
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#3130457 - 01/19/13 07:48 AM Re: Swaging 40 S&W cases to 45 ACP [Re: Encore Eye Candy]
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there is a video on yuotube showing this
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#3130568 - 01/19/13 09:40 AM Re: Swaging 40 S&W cases to 45 ACP [Re: pressfit]
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Watched the video. Seems like a lot of work.
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