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Old April 16, 2010, 11:09 AM   #1
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crimping 9mm

is it that important?
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Old April 16, 2010, 12:52 PM   #2
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Any semiauto handgun cartridge that headspaces on the case mouth should be taper crimped. So yes, it is important.
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Old April 16, 2010, 01:48 PM   #3
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And any seater die for 9mm (that I know of) will do the taper crimp thing. Follow the directions that came with the die. And don't crimp any more than necessary to take the flare out. Over-crimping is bad juju.
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Old April 16, 2010, 03:38 PM   #4
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Dillon seating dies do not have a taper crimp function. They include a taper crimp dedicated die in their 3 die sets.
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Old April 16, 2010, 07:17 PM   #5
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I alway follow up with a crimp die. I'm using the Lee factory crimp die with an RCBS 9mm die set.
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