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PostPosted: Sat Aug 01, 2009 4:18 pm    Post subject: needin' help with this Reply with quote

i am wanting to reload some 380 brass i have .i now reload the 9mm and have good results . is it possible to reload(deprime,resize and press the bullets back in the 380 using the 9mm dies.. some have told me that the 380 is a 9mm short??? i do reload the 38 cal and the 357 using the same set o dies. anyone attempted this before. wanted to ask b4 i do something dumb like mess up a set of dies

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PostPosted: Sat Aug 01, 2009 5:13 pm    Post subject: Re: needin' help with this Reply with quote

I believe ya need separate dies for the two I wouldn't recommend it .

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PostPosted: Sat Aug 01, 2009 5:35 pm    Post subject: Re: needin' help with this Reply with quote

It wouldn't hurt to try. Run a 380 case into the die to pop the primer out. If it sizes the mouth enough to hold a bullet securely, it should work just fine. There should be no problem seating bullets with your 9mm seater die.
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PostPosted: Sat Aug 01, 2009 5:49 pm    Post subject: Re: needin' help with this Reply with quote

I know they sell two different sizing dies for .380 and 9mm. Case dimensions are a bit different. I saw that Hornady seating die could be used for both. I'd get a .380 sizing die and use the seating die that you already have.

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PostPosted: Sat Aug 01, 2009 7:47 pm    Post subject: Re: needin' help with this Reply with quote

Pumkinslinger has it...

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PostPosted: Sat Aug 01, 2009 8:39 pm    Post subject: Re: needin' help with this Reply with quote

The 9mm is a tapered case the 380 is a straight wall case, the base diameters also differ which requires the use of a different shell holder.

The answer is no!!!

As far as using your seating die, unless it’s a Hornady I wouldn’t recommend it.
Hornady incorporates a universal design in a lot of their seating dies (rifle and pistol) that isn’t completely case specific that works with a group of cases. (I believe Lee also does this with certain cartridges)
Other manufactures use a more case specific design that supports the entire body of the case while seating bullets.

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PostPosted: Mon Aug 03, 2009 9:28 am    Post subject: Re: needin' help with this Reply with quote

Lee carbide 3 die set is about $25.00 from Midway !!! Look around, you might be able to find a used set even cheaper !!!

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PostPosted: Mon Aug 03, 2009 9:36 am    Post subject: Re: needin' help with this Reply with quote

thank's all ,,,,,,,,,sounds like a another set of dies for the reloading bench.

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PostPosted: Mon Aug 03, 2009 9:40 am    Post subject: Re: needin' help with this Reply with quote

Hey...Call it your stamp collection...

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