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Old 03-31-2019, 03:25 PM
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Originally Posted by Flintlock28 View Post
Thanks for the info, I will look into that resizing die(s).

The cases were all shot a few years ago out of My Dan Wesson 715 .357 Mag. I am not up to speed with re-loading Pistol rounds, since I only do Rifle rounds. I think you might be right about Full re-sizing these cases since they're from a different Gun, and later I could let the new Pistol do the Fire-forming for me, and than go to not having to re-size.
The die that I gave the link to is a expanding die , to be used after the sizing die to bring the mouth back out to specs.

I used to try resizing only about half way down the case on pistol brass for the 357. They claim that by not full length resizing the brass will last longer. But by doing so I also have had a few rounds that would not seat completely, and when not noticed will bind the cylinder from turning, and screw me up on timed steel shooting. I now resize full length, and don't think it makes much of a difference in brass life. With mid range loads I have some new brass that have been loaded 12 times , and still looking good.
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