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Old 03-19-2012, 07:13 PM   #1
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An you reload steel casings
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Old 03-19-2012, 08:12 PM   #2
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No. It would ruin your dies.
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If a reloader could fine a primer that would fit the steel case then buy extra dies to replace the ones you ruin.
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Most steel cases are Berdan primed so reloading would be more difficult. Steel case life would be shorter than brass cases. You could neck-size only with steel cases and that would help with the short case life and help save your dies. I would never try to reload steel cases unless it was a SHTF situation or similar.
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I used to reload .45 ACP steel. But I ruined a the resizing die. I only do brass now.
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I'll just stick to brass when I start
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