Thread: .44-40
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Old November 16, 2012, 07:59 PM   #12
Hawg Haggen
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The main problem with reloading 44-40 is the original bores were .427. Modern 44-40's are .429. Most dies still size to .427 so when you try to stuff a .430 bullet into one it crushes the neck. RCBS makes cowboy dies that size to .429 or you can use a 44 mag expander plug.
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